Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Project Manager, Large Volume Liquids in Remote / Field, Alabama

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 Summary:

The Sr. Project Manager is a member of the Cell Culture and Cell Therapy Bioproduction team and is responsible for developing and managing customer-driven projects and development of new capabilities to support the buffer and process liquid market. S/he is responsible for enhancing external customer satisfaction by working with the internal team to develop and produce complex, high quality process liquids.


  • Interacts with global cross-functional teams in the management of BioProduction – Cell Culture custom buffer and bioprocess liquid opportunities.

  • Using traditional project management skills, the Sr. Project Manager will work with the assigned Account Managers, Associate Project Managers, Business, and Operations team members to develop quotes/contracts/orders and associated timelines for special projects, and/or new capabilities development aligned with commercial and business strategies. He/she will work cross-functionally to execute these orders on time, on budget and with a focus on quality.

  • Manages a process to evaluate and prioritize customer-driven opportunities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: timelines, milestone tracking, cost management, action logs, documented communication, dashboards, and all other requirements for the effective execution and timely communication of the order or project status per agreements and timelines.

  • Partner with the global BioProduction commercial team to help identify and manage new business opportunities.

  • The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for enhancing external customer satisfaction by working with the internal team to develop and produce complex, high quality process liquids with a >99% OTIF and a safety stock of FG inventory.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate should have B.S./B.A. in the Biological Sciences with at least 5 years of technical experience; an MBA, M.S., or Ph.D. is preferred.

  • Experience in a complex, multilevel manufacturing environment preferred, including working with and supporting global teams, and interfacing with executive level leads.

  • The ideal candidate should have ≥ 3 years of Project Management experience participating in cross-functional project teams and should have led cross-functional, global teams for at least 2 years.

  • The successful candidate will have 5+ years industry experience.

  • The ideal candidate will have experience leading and aligning project teams and have excellent communication/relationship building skills. Experience in aligning international business teams is a requirement.

  • Candidate should have worked with customers for a minimum of 3 years.

  • Ability to think through and implement creative solutions.

  • Highly motivated, passionate self-starter, analytical, detail-oriented and operationally-focused.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, an ability cross functional barriers and build collaboration across functions by influencing without authority.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management certification and training is preferred.

  • Experience with financial analysis is preferred.

  • Experience with data warehousing such as and Cognos reporting tools desired.

Note: this can be a remote position.

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