Thermo Fisher Scientific Product Manager in Canoga Park, California

Job Description

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.

We have an outstanding opportunity at our San Francisco Bay Area plant (Fremont) for a Global Product Manager in our Drugs of Abuse Testing Business (instrumentation and oral fluid testing).

We are offering a highly competitive overall package including base salary, incentive bonus plan, and comprehensive benefit package including 401k (100% match up to 6%), ESPP, and full relocation package!

How You Will Make an Impact

The Oral Fluid Drug Testing market is a fast-growing, emerging market segment, and you will have the opportunity to drive the growth of the product line. Your impact will be felt as you develop multi-year product strategies, and delineate product requirements for new products, and successfully launch them. You will also have a direct impact on driving growth for our Clinical Chemistry Analyzer instrument. Your skills will be enabled as you perform market analysis, portfolio planning, new product identification, voice of the customer, product requirements, developing business cases, product launches, and life cycle management. Your outcomes will be demonstrated as you impact revenue, margins, customer satisfaction, and market share objectives.

What You Will Do

  • Serve as focal point within the organization regarding products, life cycle management, market, competition and strategy for specific product line. Leverage this knowledge to position products to achieve business objectives.

  • Responsible for creating demand and achieving revenue, margin, customer satisfaction, and market share goals.

  • Develop multi-year product strategies and portfolio pipeline, and guide planning for future growth. This includes developing KOL relationships and conducting market research/VOC to define product concept and product requirements.

  • Act as internal product champion and liaison for customer and Sales force, advocating for their needs internally and communicating to them on product updates.

  • Develop business cases and project proposals for all new product opportunities. Work with Sales / Commercial to develop accurate new product revenue forecasts. Successfully champion product launches through requirements, development and commercialization. Own the financial success of new products launched.

  • Develop and execute marketing plans, which include new products and specifications, product differentiation, market segmentation, targeting, product positioning, and life cycle management, as well as forecasts, pricing and margin optimization. Address all aspects of the marketing mix including delivery of appropriate marketing materials, training and sales tools for each global region.

  • Work collaboratively within a matrix management structure and with all functional teams to with R&D, Project Managers, Regional Marketing Managers, Sales teams, and key functional stakeholders across the organization.

How You Will Get Here

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Science, Marketing or related degree

  • MBA highly preferred

  • At least two years experience in a Marketing or Product Management role preferably in the IVD industry / Life Sciences.

  • Proficient in product positioning and branding, with demonstrated experience translating complex technology and / or science into relevant marketing messages.

  • Ideally have launched a new product

  • Able to develop and review technical product specifications and applications development plans based on customer needs

  • Demonstrated strong strategic thinking and tactical implementation skills

  • Proven analytical skills with ability to translate data into actionable plans

  • Requires the ability to develop comprehensive business cases with detailed financial analysis; quantitative analysis skills. Ability to build and analyze models to forecast and track revenue results.

  • Proficient in new product development process, lifecycle management, VOC, and development of business plans for products and platforms.

  • Demonstrated experience in diverse team environment, including coordination, problem solving, conflict resolution and consensus building skills.

  • Demonstrated customer-centric focus, keenly aware of markets, trends, competition

  • Effective at presenting high-level information to multiple audiences, including scientists, executives and non-scientific personnel

  • Leads by example, holding self and others accountable

  • Up to 25% travel required (both domestic and international)

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 55,000 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.

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