Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Project Manager, Global Operations in Franklin, Massachusetts

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.

Position Objective

This role is responsible for managing New Product Introduction (NPI), product transfer and other high-impact business projects for the Environmental and Process Monitoring (EPM) business unit. The role reports to the Senior Director of Operations and will leverage project management and team leadership skills to help drive projects through inception, implementation, and completion across the EPM Operations network globally. The role must have the ability to interact with all levels of the organization, requires strong communication and leadership skills, coupled with project management experience.

Essential Functions

  • Drive project teams to complete NPI, product line transfer and other critical business opportunities

  • Present to executive leadership project plans, with supporting due diligence and financial analysis

  • Develop project plans and execute projects in accordance with Global Moves Playbook

  • Develop cross functional relationships across the organization to drive project alignment and progress

  • Drive organizational effectiveness in direct labor (DL) and indirect labor (IDL)

  • Manage project teams at pitch and catch site (remote) locations to execute product transfers

  • Develop and manage approved project budgets including capex and opex line items

  • Drive improvements in manufacturing processes post project implementation

  • Facilitate issue resolution and/or appropriate escalation


Requires a bachelor’s degree in a business-related discipline or 7 years of equivalent work experience. Experience in a complex manufacturing environment highly preferred.


  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in manufacturing and/or project management

  • Strong knowledge of project management tools

  • Analytical and detail-oriented with strong Excel & PowerPoint skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Experience & demonstrated executive-level reporting and presentations

  • Solutions oriented with a forward-focused mentality; see problems coming and develop strategic solutions

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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.

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.