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Laboratory Team Lead

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Textile Finance, CA
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Pharmaceutical, Laboratory
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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.


Unity Lab Services provides a single source for integrated lab service, support and supply management. Our customized service offerings and world-class service experts have the flexibility and experience to uniquely address your business needs. Whether you are looking to arrange for service on one instrument or are seeking resources to manage service and support for all your labs, there is a Unity Lab Services solution to meet your business needs.

To deliver service solutions without boundaries, programs are offered for all instruments, equipment and laboratory supplies, regardless of vendor. As a laboratory partner, Unity Lab Services provides researchers what they need, when they need it, to maximize their ability to focus on science and drive innovation. Let our expertise complement yours. Unity Lab Services Provides:

+ Simple Access to Integrated Service Delivery: Unity Lab Services provides complete solution design and implementation for seamless laboratory service and support management with one partner.

+ One Solution, Regardless of Vendor: Service and support programs for all instruments and supplies, regardless of manufacturer

+ Proven Expertise, Tangible Results: Our SmartSystem program model leverages more than 50 years of service experience and features our proprietary Smart Trac metrics so you can closely monitor your program results

**How will you make an impact?**

Provides work direction to and/or performs all duties of a Sr. Site Specialist, Site Specialist or Site Technician to assure customer satisfaction. Monitors workflow to optimize staffing and services for customer. Services may include the portfolio of services provided including order entry, order management, operating customer procurement systems, stockroom services, material handling, shipping/receiving, and chemical tracking. May also include lab-based tasks including media/reagent preparation and cell culture support operations. Acts as a liaison between customer, sales, suppliers, logistics and management using special system knowledge to ensure success of customer relationships.

**What will you do?**

+ Assists in organizing the staff and workload to meet or exceed productivity performance standards for UnityTM Lab Services. Provides functional support to team members by performing site coverage as needed. May assist in the cross training of associates and the training of new hires.

+ Perform planning and scheduling activities for teams to facilitate production across multiple functional areas, including but not limited to workload assignment, project planning, raw material forecasting/procurement, participation in customer meetings, and project support.

+ Responsible for document management activities including but not limited to technical writing of documents, archiving, scanning, record keeping, and other GXP and non-GXP administrative duties.

+ Maintain records to comply with regulatory requirements utilizing current Good Documentation Practices (GDP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

+ Perform tasks associated with right-the-first-time media and buffer preparation operations (e.g. small and large-scale media, calculations, aseptic technique, chemical inventory, pH titration, aliquots, sterile filtration, osmolality adjustment, use of standard laboratory equipment, troubleshooting, cell culture media, and GxP operations) while meeting customer due dates.

+ Assists with data collection, report generation and site metric development in support of contractual obligations and best practice methodologies.

+ Embraces PPI methodologies.

+ Performs daily duties of a Senior Site Specialist, Site Specialist or Site Technician.

+ Meets with customers proactively to help determine ongoing needs. Informs site employees of special customer requirements, resolves problems and keeps employees informed of corrective action.

+ Provides technical support to customer and specialists regarding special systems, products or procedures.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

**How will you get here?**


+ Minimum qualification is a bachelor's degree (BS/BA) with an emphasis in a scientific discipline.


+ Experience in laboratory setting or services and experience in GLP/GMP environment preferred

+ Proven excellence in customer service skills.

+ Must possess a high level of communication skills to provide guidance to others in performing the work, to effectively present information and respond to questions or customer service requests and interact with various levels of the customer's organization.

**Knowledge, Skills, Abilities**

+ May pass through areas where chemical-based allergens may be in use.

+ Ability to work with carcinogenic, mutagenic, and irritant classified chemicals

+ Must be able to lift, push and pull 30-40 pounds consistently; may be required to lift 50 lbs.

+ May be able to use material handling equipment such as push carts and pallet jacks

+ Depending on area of building, personal protective equipment may be worn to include lab coats, coveralls, hood, facemask, hairnets and/or safety gloves

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 75,000 extraordinary minds have 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.
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