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Thermo Fisher Scientific Site Specialist II in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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 Information

This position is located in Cambridge, MA

What will you do?

  • Assists in organizing the staff and workload to meet or exceed productivity performance standards for Managed Services.

  • Provides functional supervision to team members by performing site coverage as needed.

  • May assist in the cross training of associates and the training of new hires.

  • Under the direction of the Site Supervisor: Facilitates and directs team meetings. Identifies training and site service personnel skills enhancement opportunities and reports these to the supervisor. Reviews site employee errors and trains/coaches so potential errors are eliminated.

  • Provides daily on-going training.

  • Directs the workflow of the team in support of contractual obligations and in line with established best practices.

  • Acts as subject matter expert to answer employee, customer and sales representative's questions and resolve problems. Expertise should include detailed knowledge of: customer pricing agreements and relevant systems; work instructions; Standard Operating Procedures; and best practices

  • At the direction of the Supervisor, can be tasked with gathering data to support the maintenance of records that may include, training, data, etc.

  • Assists with data collection, report generation and site metric development in support of contractual obligations and best practice methodologies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

How will you get here?


  • HS Diploma/GED is required

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • Must have three to five years of progressive relevant experience

  • Must possess leadership skills to be able to provide functional supervision and coaching to staff and be able to show concern for well-being and success of others.

  • 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 be customer focused 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 be proficient with a computer and the Microsoft Office suite of software.

  • Expanded tactical thinking that considers the impact on the broader organization

  • Show concern for well-being & success of others

  • Must possess a high level of communication skills to provide guidance to others in performing the work, to effectively present information and respond to questions or customer service requests and interact with various levels of the customer's organization.

  • Must possess analytical skill to be able to provide suggestions for corrective action and preventive customer service.

  • Must be organized and detail oriented to be able to prioritize own and other's work and meet business productivity metrics.

  • Must be able to apply sound judgment and decision-making skills in dealing with a variety of routine and non-routine issues.

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 pass through areas where chemical based allergens may be in use (such as penicillin, tetracycline, etc).

  • 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

  • Some areas require steel toe shoes, bump hats and/or safety glasses

  • Must be able to work overtime as required

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 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.

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.