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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Manufacturing 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.

The Sr Manufacturing Manager will be responsible for overseeing the manufacturing processes for all three shifts of one of our most significant manufacturing value streams in Millersburg, PA. This position is responsible for meeting safety, quality, production, and financial targets as well as establishing and executing operational objectives and priorities to meet short- and long-term business goals. This role will develop and execute strategic and tactical activities to sustain strong business performance and positive work environment. Solid analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to anticipate and drive shifts in focus and priorities to sustain great performance are required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct reports of 5 with broad control of 200+ employees and several support personnel

  • Lead manufacturing teams to meet or exceed operational goals in safety, quality, delivery, cost, productivity and inventory.

  • Proactively interface with direct reports, internal customers and peers to drive continuous improvement initiatives, using Lean and Six Sigma principles.

  • Effectively utilize resources to maximize operational efficiency

  • Establish and sustain a strong culture of accountability and data driven decision making processes.

  • Lead and promote process improvement initiatives to drive strong performance in safety, product quality, finance and process efficiency.

  • Promote a working environment that encourages positive employee involvement and engagement.

  • Review and manage capacity regularly and strategically to ensure supply chain integrity and provide optimal business growth opportunity for growth.

  • Proactively interface with stakeholders and other functions to exchange information relevant to area of responsibility to ensure adequate support towards meeting business objectives

  • Coach, mentor and develop staff to elevate overall performance and achieve business goals and objectives.

  • Define and implement manufacturing processes which result in products meeting all regulatory and quality requirements prior to shipment.

  • Promote positive and proactive work environment to sustain strong employee engagement levels

  • Act as an advisor to direct reports to meet schedules and/or resolve problems

  • Manage the execution of special projects as assigned by Operations management

  • Travel as needed to other sites, customers and external development partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, science or engineering discipline

  • Minimum of 8+ years of experience in manufacturing leadership

  • Strong leadership abilities with capability to leverage diverse resources, respond quickly, understand impact of changes and decisions, facilitate agreement, build collaborative relationships and understand customer's needs.

  • Ability to rapidly identify, adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.

  • Excellent communication, leadership and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels and functions of the organization

  • Practical application experience of PPI and Lean Manufacturing or other process improvement methodologies.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute a strategic plan.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead people, work effectively with cross functional teams, and to facilitate cooperation across functional boundaries and regional site locations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • 6+ years in Medical device or Pharmaceutical industry or similar

  • 3+years managing in a cGMP or ISO13485 manufacturing environment

  • 6+ years in a Supervisory or Managerial positionAt Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 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. Apply today

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.