Project Manager II at Thermo Fisher Scientific (Washington DC)

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About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $35 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 90,000 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 www.thermofisher.com.

GROUP/DIVISION SUMMARY

The Project Manager II is part of the Clinical Next Generation Sequencing Division (CSD) which supplies "sample to answer" instrument, software and reagent solutions; has the leading position in research markets; and is the market leader in targeted sequencing and clinical Next- Generation Sequencing.

How will you make an impact?

This role is charged with the management and execution of New Product Development Projects & Pharmaceutical Partnerships within the Clinical Next Generation Sequencing Division of Thermo Fisher. To ensure deliver on time product launches, the candidate should be proficient in industry standard project management processes, tools, and strategies.

The Project Manager will coordinate cross functionally with R&D, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Engineering, and the Divisional Leadership team to efficiently execute New Product Development Projects and process improvement initiatives within Operations.

In order to enable success, the candidate should be proficient is leading teams without direct management authority and demonstrate leadership through influence. This is a multi-faceted and detail-oriented position requiring strong communication and organizational skills to ensure timeliness and quality of finished deliverables.

Job Responsibilities to Include:
  • Lead Operations Planning and Implementation of New Product Introductions and Pharmaceutical partnerships
  • Ensuring key requirements and milestones are met; utilizing thorough risk management practices, continuous improvement tools and prioritization of resources.
  • Develop, Track, and Deliver upon Operations Project Plans
  • Identify program risks, assess impact, and execute subsequent mitigation plans
  • Oversee implementation of Supply Chain, Manufacturing Production Lines, and associated sustaining Documentation.
  • Implementation of standard work and processes for effective project planning, project status updates, and project communications across all levels of the business


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Critical For Success:
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, driving that momentum to Project Teams.
  • Ability to lead programs through influence and negotiation across business functions.
  • Ability to coach and mentor others as required to ensure on time delivery of Project Milestones.
  • Ability to effectively manage teams through indirect leadership, conflict resolution, and problem-solving techniques.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) - ability to communicate across various levels of leadership and functions


Minimum Qualifications (must have):
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline or equivalent industry experience
  • 3 years of experience in Project Management / Biotech / Account Management or related industry


Preferred Qualifications (nice to have):
  • Experience working in a GMP/ISO environment
  • Experience with Agile EDMS and PC, Oracle E1 MRP Software
  • Knowledge of established Quality Systems, ISO regulations, and Change Control Procedures
  • Comprehensive understanding of Document Control Practices (Agile or Equivalent)
  • Prior experience leading FMEA and associated Risk Analysis a plus
  • Experience working in an IVD/Medical Device/Biotech/Food industry a plus


If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

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.
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 521 open jobs at Thermo Fisher Scientific, click here.
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