Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Overview

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. makes and distributes analytical instruments, testing and measurement equipment and laboratory supplies. The Waltham, Mass., company serves customers in biotech and pharmaceutical companies, clinical diagnostic labs and hospitals, government agencies, research organizations, and universities.

The company was formed in 2006 from the $11 billion merger of Thermo Electron with Fisher Scientific International.

Thermo Fisher eliminated 350 jobs in 2009.

Culture

Thermo Fisher’s benefits include tuition reimbursement plans, training and development opportunities and employee recognition awards.

The company was named one of the "Top-10 Fast Growth Companies in China in 2009" by Business Watch magazine, a bi-weekly Chinese-language business publication.

Recruiting


The company has extensive training programs for graduates and undergraduate students. Its Graduate Leadership Development Program has three rotations over two years designed to develop candidates for the management track at Thermo Fisher Scientific. MBA, PhD and technical Masters Graduates from top tier programs will participate in rotations designed by senior management, attend leadership learning sessions, and work with a mentor throughout their two years in the program.

For professional with more experience, the company prefers candidates to have at least four years of relevant job experience when applying for mid-level positions.



Facts & Resources


Employees:   35,000
Stock Quote   TMO
Company Site:   www.thermofisher.com
Career Site:   Careers



Resources


Subsidiaries & Divisions


  • Fermentas International Inc.
  • Finnzymes
  • B.R.A.H.M.S. AG

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