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Thermo Fisher Scientific Manufacturing Supervisor, 2nd shift in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, execute, delegate and prioritize work assignments to meet the work schedule. Follow, monitor, and improve standard safety practices and procedures

  • Promptly communicate, manufacturing department related updates to Production Manager.

  • Work independently or lead team to troubleshoot problems and continuous improvement. Provide day-to-day guidance and training to staff on continuous improvement and problem-solving activities

  • Recognize and rectify errors, omissions, and deficiencies as indicated in protocols, methods, standard operating procedures, or good manufacturing practice.

  • Effectively transition work assignments between shifts. Record status of assignments, check log of work requested, and complete work log at the end of the shift.

  • Coordinate scale-up project on new and modified products. Provide equipment selection, safety recommendation and justification. Work on qualification of equipment as required.

  • Remain technically competent and keep current with the advancement in the industry and Provide technical expertise to external and internal customers, including site leadership.

  • The position is also responsible for any other duties apparent or assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum BS degree (MS degree preferred) in Science (Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is preferred); Eight years of demonstrated experience with large scale manufacturing of related product, involving organic chemical synthesis and purification.

  • Experienced in scheduling, training, and troubleshooting.

  • Hands-on experience in analytical instrumentation (HPLC, NMR) and kilogram scale chemical production equipment. Comfortable in handling potentially hazardous/bio-hazardous substances.

  • Ability to work on complex problems of diverse scope, and exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies

  • Proficiency in presentations and excellent communication skills

  • Strong understanding of analytical data, proficiency in troubleshooting, capability in method development

  • Must be available to work overtime, including weekends as production schedule warrants

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools, and controls

  • The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, and crawl and frequently lift and/or move 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 50 pounds with assistance

  • Specific vision abilities required for this position include close vision, distant vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus and differentiate between basic colors.

  • Must understand and comply with RCRA Standards by successfully completing initial training for Hazardous Waste Handling within 90 days of date of hire, comply with standards, and annual training.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit .

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.