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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inventory Manager in Bedford, Massachusetts

When you're part of the team at Thermo FisherScientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding curesfor cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Yourwork will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving yourcareer goals.

How will you make an impact?

The BPD Inventory Manager supports the BPD business driving the inventory investment analytics and management to support the aggressive growth across the BPD multisite network. The BPD Inventory Manager partner with the other Supply chain functions and the analytics team to deliver the right investments. As required, this role could be expanded to drive other related key initiatives for BPD.

What will you do?

  • Develop, optimize, and maintain analytical packages for the BPD sites and group stakeholders that allow BPD to drive the inventory investment more effectively.

  • Investigate anomalies or events in our inventory variance to determine root causes and provide guidance on actions to mitigate or improve.

  • Work with extended data analytics community to incorporate all solutions into the centralized processes so that targeted work can have universal benefit to the organization.

  • Work with the BU Network capacity managers on inventory investment to support network shifts

  • Partner with site Supply chain leads to drive Finished Goods Inventory Health (E&O, MOQs, SS).

  • Partner with site Supply chain leads to support the plant's inventory assets by balancing maximum customer service with minimum inventory investment.

  • Establish an inventory health metric around gross to net ratio to support corporate DOS target.

  • Use of root cause analysis and PPI system for sustainable corrective action to maintain customer experience service levels.

  • Work with Finance to deliver the monthly report out for Senior Leadership.

  • Partner with the LSG analytics team to insure process consistency in reporting and analytics.

  • Look for JDI (Just Do it) opportunities that provide an immediate impact and longer term-based trend analysis.

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor's degree required. (in Business, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering preferred),

  • 5-7 years of experience in Inventory management, Supply Chain management, and/or data analytics

  • Proficient in managing and analyzing data in Excel; complex pivot tables & reporting, power query, advanced charting, data analysis.

  • Solid understanding of concepts of inventory flow and management throughout the supply chain.

  • Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing concepts and principles, finite scheduling, product flow, data management, and supply chain planning

  • Knowledgeable regarding MRP principles and system dynamics

  • Familiarity and experience with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement concepts

  • Proficient in managing and analyzing data in Excel; complex pivot tables & reporting, power query, advanced charting, data analysis

  • Ability to demonstrate communication and influencing skills, judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers.

  • Certified in APICS CPIM, CSCP, Project management PMP, or ISM CPSM

  • Lean/six sigma green belt or higher

  • Planning and scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing MRP/ERP tools (Made2Manage, Oracle, SAP, JDE, server-based systems)

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. isthe world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion.Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner andsafer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solvingcomplex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies orincreasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Ourglobal team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination ofinnovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical servicesthrough our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, AppliedBiosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. Formore 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.