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Thermo Fisher Scientific Supervisor, ULS Inventory Manager Support in Lansing, Michigan

Supervisor, ULS Inventory Manager Support

Job Title: Supervisor, ULS Inventory Manager Support

Requisition ID: 123043BR

Location: Houston or Remote

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

What will you do?

The Supervisor, ULS Inventory Manager Support is responsible for leading a team of subject matter specialists (SMEs) in providing high-quality business-side platform and operations support for customers, managed services on-sites, remote services personnel and RSD sales team. Reporting to the Senior Manager/Manager Remote Service Operations and working closely with the Supervisor, Inventory Management Services, this role will drive a one-team approach to support, helping to leverage the team's full capabilities, and ensuring no organizational barriers exist to driving efficiencies and platform use optimization.


People Leadership and Development

  • Supervise, coach, maintain and develop a team of business-side platform support specialists, manage the team's talent working closely with the Senior Manager/Manager Remote Service Operations.

  • Proactively manage work patterns and staffing levels to avoid a backlog of support requests developing, ensure appropriate resources are available to cover workflow requirements

  • Develop one-team culture and positive work environment maintaining the dignity and respect of all team members through active and empowering management.

Platform Support (business-side) and Innovation

  • Ensure an excellent standard of support to internal and external customers and work internally and externally to build the necessary networks to deliver this goal.

  • Develop support tracking and metrics to enable root cause analysis of user support requests & questions.

  • Ensure that support requests are processed to agreed turnaround times, are tracked with open and close dates, and feed into platform improvement requests, bug fixes and/or self-help resources.

  • Ensure that self-help and support resources continually evolve to ensure operational efficiency and resource optimization. Work with training, knowledge base, and migration projects to ensure a holistic and customer-centric evolution.

  • Provides technical sales support for RSD, IES and 'Inventory Manager in a Box' opportunities.

  • Continually challenge the status quo to improve our customer quality and team efficiency.

  • Develop an environment of continuous improvement and innovation

Key Stakeholder Focus

  • Assist in the implementation and development of new platform functionality including requirements input, testing, documentation, and user communication.

  • Build and develop mutually beneficial relationships with all key stakeholders and internal and external key customers.

How will you get there?


  • University degree in a relevant area (technical, operations, inventory management, logistics, general business) or equivalent experience.


  • Successful track record of managing/supervising people for a minimum of 2-3 years

  • Experience in how to coach and develop people

  • Knowledge and experience with inventory management solutions; experience with Thermo Fisher Scientific inventory management platforms is preferred

  • A background in a commercial and technically focused service environment

  • Successful track record of service delivery in a high-volume, matrixed organizations

  • Prepared to visit customers, attend exhibitions, training events, and sales meetings which may involve overnight stays

  • Experience with process development and improvement

  • Be a strong, self-motivated manager with open and clear communication skills, both written and verbal

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.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.