Senior Engineer, Automation System Engineer

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Frederick, MD
Jul 05, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
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. How will you make an impact? The Systems Engineer is a strategic partner in operations with responsibility for leading and implementing automation and engineering strategy to achieve required business results globally. The position is directly responsible for identifying and implementing all automation supporting safety, quality, and productivity. This position performs as liaison and relationship builder to internal customers to create value across the organization that focuses on improving the external customer experience to drive customer allegiance. The Systems Engineer provides leadership guidance that enables Global Distribution to achieve customer focused and financial goals. The Automation Systems Engineer applies the scientific and mathematical principles of engineering to the process of distributing consumer goods and services in order to build a more efficient infrastructure. What will you do? Automation Systems Engineers are in charge of designing and analyzing the systems employed in distributing those goods and services. They evaluate all aspects of methods of distribution (supply chain) with the ultimate goal of improving efficiency, thus generating higher profits for their employers. Automation Systems Engineers must have a basic familiarity with Distribution and Logistics practices, as the relationship between supplier, Distribution and customer is paramount to the industry. (Technical) Innovation of Distribution Infrastructure and Processes IT understanding on how automation interacts with MRP systems Experience in delivering IT solutions following innovation opportunities Development of Distribution Infrastructure and Processes (Technical) Engineering Expertise for Global Distribution & Logistics Analysis, Projects, and Operations Interpret market development into strategic Business plans and practices Prepare Logistics strategies or conceptual designs for Distribution facilities Global Develop and maintain Cost Estimates, Forecasts and Cost Models Working knowledge of conveyors, vertical lifts, and automated storage and retrieval systems. Performs all job duties in a safe manner and obeys all safety policies and procedures. Performs all job duties consistent with the Code of Ethics and the 4-I Values. Performs all job duties within ISO standards, regulatory or statutory requirements. Performs other duties and responsibilities, as needed. How will you get here? Education Bachelor s degree in engineering or related field preferred. High school education with equivalent applicable work experience may be substituted. Experience Five plus years working with automation in a warehouse or a similar environment. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Strong leadership and decision-making ability. Knowledge, experience or training in Lean techniques and proficient in process auditing. Possess technical engineering aptitude to understand advanced level of product line knowledge. Possess a continuous process improvement mindset with the ability to effectively lead and manage change. Strong project management, communication, and organizational skills. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office. Ability to travel as required, <30% of the time. Working conditions require the ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, climb stairs, and work at a computer station and on manufacturing shop floor. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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! 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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