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Regional Inventory Specialist

Company: Life Technologies
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

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.Location/Division Specific InformationUnity 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.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 glass wash operations. May also include lab-based tasks including media/reagent preparation and cell culture support operations.Responsibilities:Travel to provide temporary to potential permanent support at multiple customer facilities for the new customer accounts. Support includes scheduled and unscheduled PTO, leave of absence, site training, site projects and open positions, in some cases for extended periods of time. Duties include:

  • Coverage services including order entry/order management, operating customer procurement systems, stockroom services, shipping/receiving, chemical tracking, glass washing, desk top delivery, dry ice services, and others as required
  • Provide Post Coverage analysis including recommendations to improve operational efficiency and corresponding Corrective Actions.
  • Assist in updating SOP's and Work Instructions
  • Assist stockroom sites to prepare for Annual Physical Inventories
    • Generate stock reports from ULSIM, conduct cycle counts
    • Make adjustments to ULSIM post inventory
    • Reconcile reports for finance as part of API
    • Training support
      • Cover for new employees attending systems training
      • Provide site specific training on site operations including proprietary customer systems
      • Subject Matter Expert in Best Practices for the portfolio of services such as Order Management, Inventory Management, Glass Wash, Consignment and Customer Owned Inventory.
      • Acquire and maintain all vital certifications to support site operations
        • IATA and DOT certifications
        • Handle all site operations and duties for efficient outcomes to maintain highest standards of excellence
        • Operate across a wide variety of services including training and assessment responsibilities with a high level of success.
        • High light RED Flags affecting site operations for corrective action
        • Provide additional training to site personnel when needed
        • Promote personal growth and development by staying abreast of new policies, procedures and system enhancements without the presence of site trainer and management team.
        • Maintain proficiency of all e-learning tools and online training as required
        • Listen to customer concerns, effectively diffuse dissatisfaction, and quickly identify course of action with first call resolution within established turnaround times
        • Participate in projects and perform all other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:
          • High School Diploma: BA/BS preferred
          • Willingness and ability to travel extensively and work in a wide variety of environments
          • Ability to establish and foster positive customer relationships
          • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
          • Proactive approach to problem solving
          • Adapt to flexible and changing schedule in short notice
          • Ability to self-manage and operate independently.
          • Display high level of confidentiality
          • Demonstrate sense of urgency
          • Demonstrate a high level of accountability for site coverage duties.
          • Proficient in Microsoft office suite
          • Strong time management and organizational skills
          • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
          • Ability to wear a respirator
          • Possess valid driver's license and good driving record
          • Ability to work beyond the normal business hours
          • Ability to travel extensively 70 - 80% of time.We will provide the vital equipment for your role including: computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc. We also provide any Personal Protective Equipment you may need including: lab coats, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc.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. Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process.At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 100,000 outstanding 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!Job CategorySupply Chain / DistributionThermo Fisher Scientificis 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.

Keywords: Life Technologies, Cambridge , Regional Inventory Specialist, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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