Operations Project Manager I at Thermo Fisher Scientific

| Portland, OR
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Operations Project Manager I

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 and you'll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you'll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world while building a vibrant career!

How will you make an impact?

The Project Manager position is part of the Operations Project Management/Technical Documentation team in Eugene, OR. This position will support a manufacturing operation that produces products used for labeling and detection in cell biology, molecular biology, and related fields.

What will you do?

  • Write work instructions for technical/scientific manufacturing operations.
  • Review and interpret historical production records and manufacturing documents to collect data and information about existing processes.
  • Work directly with manufacturing department staff to determine required document format and the methods, procedures, and best practices to include in the instructions.
  • Manage document creation and revision in an electronic document control system.
  • Utilize internal software systems (ERP, SKU Wizard and Product Lifecycle Management) to manage creation and revision of raw material, sub-assembly and finished good SKUs to accurately reflect current manufacturing processes and align SKU setup with manufacturing documents.
  • Accurately follow SKU data standards and supply chain requirements that impact SKU set-up.
  • Coordinate with team members to share workload, track and report project status, and review work done by others to ensure accuracy.

How will you get here?


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's degree desired in chemistry, biochemistry, engineering, or related field of study.


  • 1-2 years laboratory or manufacturing experience in a scientific/technical field.
  • Combination of academic background and work experience that demonstrates the following skills and the ability to quickly learn new skills.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to interpret and summarize scientific/technical results in a clear, concise, and accurate manner.
  • Solid technical writing skills with an ability to document synthetic, conjugation, or formulation procedures accurately and succinctly.
  • Ability to write in English with proper word usage, grammar, and spelling.
  • Experience with ChemDraw or similar chemistry drawing software.
  • Experience using Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality business systems (ERP, PLM, LIMS, or MES) and knowledge of data and processes required to operate these systems
  • Ability to intuitively perform UOM conversion in the metric system (mass, volume, concentration) and chemistry conversions (mass, moles, density, molarity).
  • Ability to understand standard calculations used to obtain quantitative results (such as concentration or purity) using data from analytical test methods (UV-Vis or HPLC).
  • Ability to use Excel conditional formatting and nested logic functions to perform variable information processing and formatting.
  • Ability to use Excel data tools, sort/filter, and pivot tables to obtain desired data from large spreadsheets and use lookup functions to combine data from multiple spreadsheets.
  • Effective communication skills in a diverse work environment.
  • Eager learner with willingness to follow work standards and contribute ideas for improvement.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.

For more information, please visit http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.
More Information on Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Waltham, MA. Thermo Fisher Scientific was founded in 2022. It has 61393 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 436 open jobs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, click here.
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