Graduate Leadership Development Program - GM Track

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Graduate Leadership Development Program - GM Track

Waltham, MA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth.

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions, and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

    Program Summary:

    The Thermo Fisher Scientific Graduate Leadership Development Program (GLDP) provides a unique opportunity for high potential advanced degree graduates to develop the skills necessary for careers as General Managers at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

    Show Me How Stakeholders The program is managed by a dedicated Program Manager with oversight by senior leaders within Thermo Fisher Scientific

    Program Design Multiple rotation assignments over two years provide broad experience in different facets of general management while allowing for exposure to Thermo Fisher’s core processes, technologies, and leaders. Rotations are determined through a combination of individual development needs and business priorities and may be located at any US Thermo Fisher Scientific location. Rotations expose program participants to diverse functional areas, business units, products/services, and geographical areas. Additional learning opportunities round out the two-year development program and include three formal learning sessions, an Executive Mentor program, monthly meetings, and Practical Process Improvement (PPI) Action Learning Project, participation in company-wide leadership programs, and a network of Graduate Leadership Development Program graduates across the company.

    Relocation is required both during and after completion of the program. Some rotations may require travel, either domestic or international.

    Rotations include exposure to - Manufacturing plants - Company processes and systems - Emerging markets - Annual Operating Plans - Strategic initiatives - Senior Leaders

    Off Program The GLDP program affords participants an outstanding opportunity to produce results, quickly gain credibility and develop a strong company network over two years. From a post-program placement perspective, participants will work with their Program Manager to identify positions in which to interview across the organization.

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications - Graduate student completing MBA between December 2019 and June 2020 - Desire for a career in General Management leadership - Proven track record of accomplishments - Energized through change agent behaviors - Ability to interact with employees and leaders at all levels of the organization - Strong attention to detail and drive for results - Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant industry work experiences - Ability to effectively adapt to new assignments, managers, businesses, and locations - Desire to work in a manufacturing environment - Business understanding of metrics, budgets, and strategy aligned with business objectives - Excellent interpersonal communication skills and strong professional presence - Experience in life sciences, business, or engineering - Authorization to work in the US without restriction - Willingness to relocate for each of the three rotations (to any of our U.S.-based locations)

    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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  • About Us
    As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.