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Thermo Fisher Scientific Team Lead, Operations Nights in Lenexa, Kansas

Team Lead, Production - Lenexa, KS

Rotating Schedule (12 hour shifts)

How will you make an impact?

As one of our valued Operations Team Leaders, you'll help support our commitment to increase production of 8M VTM tubes a week for the testing and diagnosis of Covid-19 in our communities and around the world by leading teams of warehouse and manufacturing personnel.

What will you do?

  • You'll help them grow and develop through performance reviews and coaching

  • You'll manage receiving personnel, material handlers, certifiers, and manufacturing water spiders.

  • You'll engage with various carriers on the inbound side of the operation

  • You'll review and update Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) ensuring consistent and reliable processes and procedures comply with all regulations and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

  • You'll be a safety advocate by creating and maintaining a safe work environment, engaging your team in safe working habits and conditions

  • You'll continuously assess, implement and maintain our safety and ergonomic high standards

  • You'll track, monitor, and analyze operational performance to improve quality, reduce waste, and improve efficiencies

  • You'll investigate and help solve operational problems

  • You'll ensure inventories are accurate, material is flowing through the facility (from receiving to manufacturing, quality, and shipping) correctly, kanbans are working properly, and documentation is accurate

  • You'll own the supplies stock room and the material handlers responsible for managing the flow of parts in and out of it

  • You'll promote operational effectiveness by partnering with other teams and shifts to maintain or improve the quality of our products, customer satisfaction, and on time deliveries

  • You'll maintain work areas within the spirit and guidelines of 5S in accordance with Lean manufacturing and company guidelines

  • You'll use business system tools for continuous improvement of processes

  • You'll operate powered industrial trucks

  • You'll support the operation through other duties that may be assigned

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor degree or Associate degree with 2 years of experience desired or high school diploma/GED with 4 years of relevant experience

  • You'll be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and be comfortable standing for long periods of time (around 12 hours a day)

  • You'll preferably have leadership experience

  • You'll preferably have experience working in SAP, Blue Jay, Microsoft Office Products and lean operations environments

At 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.

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.

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