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Thermo Fisher Scientific Printing Press Supervisor in Bohemia, New York

Job Description

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

Supervisor responsible for overseeing our Operation group in the day to day creation of complex custom printed, clinical labeling solutions. Strong administration skills and understanding of label creation that complies with all Clinical Trial Industry and cGMP standards. Ability to communicate both verbally and written with various departments to ensure information is accurately shared. Responsible for the upkeep of area documentation, which include Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Work Instructions (WIs).

What will you do?

  • Develops standards and yearly goals for employee and department performance in partnership with the Press Manufacturing Manager

  • Administers the Performance Management Development process for direct reports including mid- year and year-end performance discussions on time per company guidelines

  • Provides direct reports with clearly defined daily, monthly and yearly goals

  • Provides ongoing coaching and development support for the team to help reach the assigned goals

  • Monitors and tracks training requirements of all direct reports utilizing iComply software

  • Conducts daily shift meetings with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts press crews to review the days scheduling goals for the shifts and discuss any problems.

  • Holds direct reports accountable for their daily performance, acknowledges exemplary behaviors and implements progressive discipline, if necessary.

  • Works with the Material Handler and the Scheduling Group to ensure all necessary components are available to meet daily production requirements

  • Orders raw materials including paper and inks to maintain proper inventory levels

  • Works with the Scheduling group to meet delivery timelines of manufactured products and proactively communicates and resolves potential obstacles to meet established timelines

  • Participates in daily production meetings and actively provides feedback and suggestions to insure effective operations

  • Reviews all job packs prior to release to the press room to ensure that the job documentation is complete and correct

  • Is familiar with and is knowledgeable about all the various products and construction manufactured in his department.

  • Provides project support to meet company goals and objectives.

  • Investigates and addresses internal incidents and customer complaints in areas of responsibility insuring issues are properly tracked and monitored utilizing TrackWise software.

  • Monitors all area logbooks on an ongoing basis to ensure compliance with established standards

  • Hosts applicable contractor visits

  • Assists Quality Services Manager in internal audits within area(s) of responsibility

  • Implements and monitors all “Corrective Actions” from internal or client audits

  • Tracks and provides monthly metrics reports to department manager

  • Ensures area Work Instructions are in line with current processes and updates as necessary

  • Establishes procedures mirroring equipment manuals and trains staff to follow these procedures

  • Ensures all equipment Preventive Maintenance programs are conducted as scheduled

  • Maintains equipment in a “qualified” state

  • Maintains press rooms in an organized, clean manner

  • Maintains warehouse in an organized efficient manner

  • Maintains inventory in a controlled manner

  • Maintains standard set of required tools in press rooms and ensures tools are in proper functioning order

  • Identifies and investigates future press and manufacturing equipment

  • Ensures that all equipment is operated in a safe manner

  • Reports and secures any equipment that has become unsafe to operate

  • Implements ongoing process improvement to operate in the highest state of efficiency and control.

  • Ensures all direct reports perform their tasks in a safe and efficient manner

  • Provides troubleshooting assistance in the pressroom

  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

  • Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs

  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility

  • Demonstrates and drives the Thermo Fisher values – Integrity, Intensity, Involvement and Innovation (The Four I’s)

  • Demonstrates the Thermo Fisher Role Model Leadership Competencies

How will you get here?


• High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 Years’ supervisory experience in the printing industry or associated field

  • Familiar with the workings of a cGMP facility

  • Strong Leadership and persuasive communication styles

  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills

  • Handles conflict diplomatically

  • Must have strong computer skills, including a high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

• Prior Supervisory experience in a flexographic printing facility

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.