Supervisor, POROS Manufacturing - Nights B at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Bedford, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 26 days ago.

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Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world's toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Location/Division Specific Information Bedford, MA

6:00PM-6:30AM - Every other weekend off.

How will you make an impact?

The Supervisor, POROS Manufacturing is responsible for leading the Nights B production shift that is part of a 7x24 operation. They will be responsible for the activities of personnel to ensure production schedules are met while working with all of the operations support functions to accomplish the production schedule. They will encounter recurring work situations of high complexity, with frequent variations from the norm.

What you will do:

  • Builds and cultivates a culture centered around Safety, Quality, and Teamwork to ensure adherence to all safety and quality applicable regulations

  • Actively leads a bulk chemical manufacturing production line and partners with other shift supervisors to ensure consistency across all shifts.

  • Develops weekly production schedule by partnering with Production Planning, Supply Chain, Quality, and Product Management teams.

  • Manages recruiting processes to hire new manufacturing technicians and handles training and development plans of all direct reports.

  • Prioritizes, delegates, and implements long term action plans to ensure success of the manufacturing operation.

How you will get here;

  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific or technical field (preferably Chemistry or Chemical Engineering) desired or 5 years of comparable manufacturing leadership is required


  • 2 years of direct people management with experience in recruiting and personnel development

  • Experience with DeltaV Process Control System and SAP in a cGMP preferred

  • Ability to direct personnel to accomplish daily work as well as periodic special projects.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to handle complex process, business, and personnel issues independently.

  • Ability to stand for 80% of the shift, move 40 lbs up one flight of stairs, and push 55 gallon drums on wheeled dollies.

  • Ability to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including work uniform, steel toe shoes, hair net, safety glasses, bump cap, and latex gloves. PPE may also include face shield, respirator, and smock.


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus scheme, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits! Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation.
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