Thermo Fisher Scientific Production Manager in Millersburg, Pennsylvania

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.

Position Summary:

Making the world healthier, cleaner and safer by building and distributing product for the pharmaceutical industry on time with quality in a highly regulated environment. Assign workflow on production floor to balance workload and maintain efficiency. Builds capabilities of team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, select, develop, mentor, coach, and supervise the manufacturing operations staff

  • Direct compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and quality systems

  • Manage Daily, weekly, and monthly key metrics and data generation and reporting process

  • Manage schedule adherence, OTD, lead-times

  • Implement productivity, efficiency, utilization, and cost improvements

  • Improve participation in key strategic operational initiatives and projects

  • Lead, support, and participate in PPI continuous improvement programs and initiatives such including, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, and Kaizen events

  • Execute proper training programs to teach employees on how to be efficient, effective and maintain excellent quality assurance levels in all products and processes

  • Develop and maintain budgets for equipment and manpower requirements. Control consumable supply inventory and order when necessary. Work with planning to determine long term production demands to maintain proper staffing. Track internal costs of production

  • Drive quality through participation in corrective actions, deviations, investigations troubleshooting, product development, training, and understanding of customer demand

  • Present to customers in audits, give tours, and review processes

  • Promote safety within the department by enforcing policies and regulations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities with proven competency in operation/production management

  • Intermediate to Advanced level of computer literacy

  • Ability to influence others and drive change/improvement

  • Self motivated, organized and detail oriented

  • Problem solving capabilities

  • Ability to work under a flexible work schedule

  • Aptitude for learning a technical product and process

  • Knowledge of how to coordinate new and existing product needs within and between departments

  • Ability to travel domestically up 10%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. / B.A. degree in Operations Management (or a related field from an accredited institution) or applicable industry experience.5

  • 5+ years’ experience within a leadership role in a manufacturing environment

  • Worked in Matrix environment

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science with 75,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands – Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit .

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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.