Senior Site Specialist

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 12 2017
Ref
56064BR
Position Type
Full Time
Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Site Specialist

Reports To: Site Supervisor or Regional Site Supervisor

Group/Division: Customer Channels Group/RMD/Managed Services

Career Band: II

Location: Various Customer Locations

No. of Direct Reports: 0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

This position is primarily focused on the customer service and inventory management aspects of Managed Services. Activities could include: stockroom / POU management, dispensing of product, and direction / coordination of affiliated stockroom activities. This position will utilize the advanced functionality of systems and applications in support of various inventory/chemical management and the Microsoft Office suite of programs. Customer interface communication skills are required. It is also expected that this position will have an understanding of performance metrics, and the ability to capture necessary data pertaining to individuals or team activities. Data integrity and attention to detail are paramount.

Pending position placement, other activities may include the following customer service aspects of Managed Services: order entry, order expediting, customer service call resolution, return goods authorization, processing of backorders, vendor and customer interaction, problem resolution, executing 3rd party & agent buys.

Essential Functions:

  • Follow well defined procedures as outlined by Best Practices, SOP's & work instructions. Take direction from Site Supervisors (and Team Lead) regarding daily duties.
  • Independently makes decisions and utilizes available resources to meet customer requirements.
  • Analyzes/maintains/reconciles various customer and Fisher reports to ensure customer and Fisher requirements are met.
  • Demonstrates proficiency at capturing, presenting and explaining job or site specific performance metrics.
  • Communicates with supervisor any customer issues 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
  • Utilizes basic systems or performs the functions that support various inventory and chemical management programs
  • Access & utilize Thermo Fisher Scientifics' Intranet and SharePoint document management system.
  • Makes on-site program replenishments and disbursements. Performs stockroom duties to include receiving, put-away, stock rotation, cycle counts, and other functions according to customer requirements.
  • Removes cardboard and trash as needed (Detrashing).
  • Delivers direct shipment orders to end users.
  • Positively represent Thermo Fisher Scientific at all times throughout customer locations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Displays a high level of confidentiality for both customer and Fisher.
  • Must maintain Thermo Fisher Scientifics' Four-I Values
  • Must possess a High School Diploma
  • Must have three to five years of progressive relevant experience

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • 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 deliver excellent customer service to include 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 the organizational skills to multi-task and meet deadlines as needed.
  • Must be proficient with a computer and the Microsoft Office suite of software.

Working Conditions:

  • 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
  • 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 and/or safety gloves
  • Must be able to work overtime as required

Support the Quality Management System by:

  • Development, maintenance and full adherence to departmental work instructions, standard operating procedures (SOP's) in fulfillment of the requirements of our Quality Management System and the expectations of our interested parties (internal / external).
  • Identify and report quality or compliance concerns to management and the quality function and take immediate actions to remedy.
  • Complete all planned or unplanned quality & compliance training requirements within defined deadlines

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with it.




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.