Thermo Fisher Scientific Site Coverage Specialist - Inventory Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Location/Division Specific Information
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.
This position is located in Cambridge, MA.
How will you make an impact?
The position is focused primarily on scientific support services within Unity Lab Services core offerings of: order entry, order management, operating customer procurement systems, stockroom services, material handling, shipping/receiving, chemical tracking, and glasswash operations. May also include lab based tasks including media/reagent preparation and cell culture support operations.
What will you do?
Support multiple sites in the Northeast Region. Coverage includes but not limited to inventory management, chemical management, gas management, shipping/receiving and dock management.
Makes on-site program replenishments and disbursements. Performs stockroom duties to include: receiving, put-away, stock rotation, cycle counts, systematic replenishment, and other functions according to customer requirements.
Basic customer service activities which may include: order entry, expediting, customer service call resolution, return goods authorization, processing of backorders, vendor and customer interaction, problem resolution, executing 3rd party & agent buys.
Utilizes either Thermo Fisher Scientific’s order/inventory management platform and/or customer ordering system.
Perform laboratory services such as glassware collection/cleaning, biological waste collection/sterilization, media preparation, and/or chemical inventory receipt/reconciliation.
Operates various Thermo Fisher Scientifics’ handheld devices
Delivers direct shipment orders to end users/ performs deliveries as required.
Follows well defined procedures as outlined by Best Practices, SOP’s & work instructions. Take direction from Supervisors (and Team Lead) regarding daily duties.
Makes decisions and utilizes available resources to meet customer requirements, independently.
Analyzes/maintains/reconciles various customer and company reports to ensure stakeholder requirements are met.
Communicates with supervisor any customer issues and/or potential problems.
Promotes personal growth and development by staying abreast of new policies and enhancements without the presence of site trainer and management team.
Listens to customer concerns, effectively diffuses dissatisfaction, and quickly identifies course of action with a goal of first call resolution within established turnaround times.
Works effectively with a diverse cross-functional team.
Embraces Practical Process Improvement (PPI) methodologies.
Access & utilize Thermo Fisher Scientifics’ Intranet and SharePoint document management system.
Represents Thermo Fisher Scientific at all times throughout customer locations, professionally and positively.
Performs other duties as assigned by management.
How will you get here?
*Requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination
- High School Diploma or equivalent(GED)
Experience in laboratory setting or services preferred
1-2 years of equivalent experience preferred
Proven customer service skills
Detail oriented, problem solver, promotes team environment
Computer/software skills (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Demonstrated verbal, written and presentation skills
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
Displays a high level of confidentiality for both customer and Fisher.
Must maintain Thermo Fisher Scientifics’ Four-I Values
Must possess a strong desire to serve the customer, and the interpersonal skills to deal with various levels of personnel at the customer site.
Must possess strong communication skills and customer focus to deliver excellent customer service including maintaining a professional appearance at all times.
Must possess the operating skills to use hand held scanners and learn to enter data in various systems as necessary.
Must possess strong analytical skills to reconcile various reports to ensure customer requirements are met.
Must possess the organizational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed.
Must be able to use a computer and possess intermediate skills in Microsoft Office suite of software.
Works primarily at customer locations, in office environment to include cubicles and/or in and around shipping/receiving docks, stock rooms, storage locations and laboratory environments. May be required to work independently at customer location.
Extensive walking may be required.
May pass through areas where chemical based allergens may be in use (such as penicillin, tetracycline, etc)
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, safety gloves, and safety glasses.
Some areas require steel toe shoes, bump hats and/or safety glasses
Must be able to work overtime as required.
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