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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr Manager, Quality in Franklin, Massachusetts

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.

Position Summary

This position offers a challenging opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Quality professional. The role is located in Franklin, MA and will have a key impact on the success of the Environmental and Process Monitoring (EPM) Business Unit. EPM is a $285M standalone, Global and fast-growing BU within the Chemical Analysis Division (CAD).

How will you make an impact?

You'll be driving change as a transformational, hands-on and insightful leader, mentoring the team and implementing strategic and tactical plans to drive sustainable Quality process improvements. Our commitment to Quality is at the heart of our brand and vital to our growth and success! That's especially important at EPM where delivering a Quality product enables our Customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and

What will you do?

Direct responsibility for all Quality-related activities at the Franklin, MA site with Global responsibility across all EPM sites (including Winsford, UK, Pune, India and Shanghai, China) in leading implementation and improvement of the latest Quality methodologies and thinking

  • Further establish and enhance all aspects of the Quality Management System from strategic planning to hands-on implementation on topics such as Quality Assurance/Control, auditing, document management CAPA resolution, etc.

  • Implement a "Problem Solving" culture to Quality issues that will drive sustainable RCCA

  • Operate successfully in a matrix organization and own Quality matters across Functions, Departments and Suppliers in order to resolve issues and improve performance

  • Implement and drive modern Quality methodologies and principles around Process Control and Predictive Quality

  • Leverage Thermo Fisher Scientific's PPI Business System to drive productivity and continuous improvement across the Quality function

How will you get here?

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline

  • Training in Lean Sigma/Six Sigma processes. Green or Black belt certification preferred

  • A minimum of 5 years of Quality experience in a regulated industry

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing, leading and developing a Quality team, preferably in multiple locations internationally

  • Significant demonstrated experience with Quality Management Systems implementation and improvement

  • Proven experience as a "Champion for Quality"

  • Experience working with and managing multiple projects and teams simultaneously across a matrixed organization

  • A decisive leader who is able to inspire and motivate teams across cultures and geographies and can clearly articulate goals and objectives

  • Extensive knowledge of Problem-Solving techniques such as 8D, DMAIC, PPS, A3, etc.

  • Excellent relationship building and persuasion skills with the ability to motivate and influence others.

  • ASQ Quality Manager certified; ASQ Lead Auditor training is preferred

  • Ability to travel (both domestic and internationally) and interface successfully with external customers and commercial teams

This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 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.

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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.