Thermo Fisher Scientific Lean Production Supply Chain Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Job Description

Job Title: Production Solutions Engineer

Requisition ID:

Modified: 3/9/18

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.

Doe & Ingalls, a Thermo Fisher Scientific brand, is an extension of our customers’ supply chain management team. We understand the minor and major implications that affect the production chemical space. Without compromising quality, we help customers’ mitigate risk, increase productivity, and reduce costs.

The Production Solutions Engineer is responsible for leading a long-term, internal business engagement between Doe & Ingalls and the legacy Patheon Biologics business, a business unit that is part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific Pharma Services Group (PSG). This collaboration is focused on leveraging Doe & Ingalls core competencies to optimize production raw material supply chain operations for the PSG biologics manufacturing facility in St. Louis, MO. Included in scope of responsibilities is collaborative development and implementation of improved supply chain processes and services as well as fulfilling a business development role for leveraging this engagement to expand the Doe & Ingalls services portfolio and value proposition.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with business sponsors from PSG and Doe & Ingalls to refine and execute the overall objectives for the engagement.

  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency in key PSG processes and utilize cross functional teams and PPI business system tools, such as process mapping, to develop and execute solutions; determine and document the quantified value of the solution.

  • Use solutions to define or improve a business/service model that support sustainable improvement in the Biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Work with PCC marketing and portfolio management to “productize” the implemented solutions into PCC services that can be marketed to other PCC Customers.

  • Drive continuous improvement of existing supply chain operations at PSG St. Louis site including monitoring of key metrics and development of additional indicators as needed.

  • Liaise with PCC Marketing and Portfolio teams to contribute to Sales Team trainings in the area of supply chain offerings and value proposition.

  • Provide business development support to PCC Commercial team for opportunities with other Doe & Ingalls biologics manufacturing customers. Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, operations, or supply chain

  • 3+ years professional experience in Life Science manufacturing operations and/or supply chain

  • Demonstrated project management skills and ability in working with cross functional team to accomplish successful results for complex projects

  • Strong analytical, statistical, and process design skills

  • Experience presenting to senior leadership both internally and to Customers

  • Exposure to cGMP Quality Systems

  • Demonstrate a proficiency in Lean/Process Improvement execution to analyze and solve strategic and systemic problems

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to travel 10-15% of the time

  • Willingness to relocate after completion of initial St. Louis project (duration TBD)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification or above

  • Advanced degree in operations or supply chain

  • Prior business development experience in the biotech/pharma space This position has been approved for Relocation Assistance. At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 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 http://jobs.thermofisher.comThermo 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.

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.