Team Leader, Customer Site - Cambridge, MA
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Posted in Science and Research

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Job Info

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.

Location/Division Specific Information

Cambridge, MA

How do we make an impact?

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 our customer's laboratory's business needs.

What will you do?

The position leads the daily supervision of a small team of customer site-based personnel, enabling the team to deliver high levels of customer service consistently. Includes oversight of service offerings: order/stockroom/dock management, procurement, material handling, chemical tracking, glass wash, media/reagent preparation, and cell culture support operations.

  • Effectively lead a diverse cross-functional team of on-site lab specialists. Responsible for complete employee lifecycle management: new hire selection, identification of training needs and solutions, coordinating development training, and employee performance evaluations.
  • Deliver on committed contractual scope of work. Develop, track, and trend business metrics. Collaborate and support the Program/Regional Manager for customer performance reviews.
  • Act as liaison between customer and Thermo Fisher Scientific; Coordinate onsite vendor escorting and customer visits
  • Write and implement SOPs, conduct site audits, and ensure completion of annual physical inventory
  • Define new opportunities by actively seeking expansion of services within assigned areas. Provide capability review presentations, and act as a resource for the sales team and customer to identify savings and opportunities.
  • Drive process improvement culture by supporting Practical Process Improvement (PPI) initiatives
  • Represent Thermo Fisher Scientific at all times throughout customer locations, professionally and positively
  • May perform other responsibilities as assigned by management
How will you get here?


High school diploma or equivalent required.

Bachelors degree in a related field preferred, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required skills. Military Service/Training in lieu of a degree may also be considered.


4+ years of experience in managed services in a laboratory setting, including reagent preparation and chemical handling required

GxP Experience and IATA/DOT certification are also a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Leadership and supervisory abilities and interpersonal skills are required to lead, coach, and enhance team culture; Basic understanding of employment/labor law regulations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. This includes maintaining a professional appearance and demeanor in all interactions and upholding Thermo Fisher Scientific's values, including confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates computer proficiency and possesses intermediate skills in Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Basic chemical knowledge including chemical handling, calculation of Molarity, percent by volume, etc. Use of software for reagent batch records and chemical inventory tracking.
  • Possesses strong analytical abilities to problem solve, make timely decisions, re-balance staff workloads, and coordinate multiple overlapping priorities, while functioning in a fast-paced work environment
Physical Requirements / Work Environment

Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull 30-40 pounds consistently; lift 50 pounds occasionally, including operation and use of pushcarts, pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.

Ability to stand/walk for long periods

Work areas may include spaces where chemical-based allergens are in use (penicillin, tetracycline, etc.). Depending on the area of the building, personal protective equipment may be required.


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, 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!

Apply today!

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.

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