Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Product Manager in South San Francisco, 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.

How will you make an impact?

Our Genetic Sciences business is at the forefront of innovation for genetic analysis research and clinical applications. The Senior Product Manager will lead the business for Real-Time PCR Systems and drive development of new platforms. He/She will serve as product champion and be responsible for product introduction, training, support, and life cycle management. The Product Manager will be responsible for driving product strategy, product definition, positioning, and product lifecycle management. Our Sr. Product Managers act as mini General Managers for their portfolio by collaborating with all business functions to ensure their products meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

What will you do?

  • Develops multi-year product strategies and guides fiscal planning for future positioning, growth, and customer-driven evolution of product platforms.

  • Works directly with customers and industry thought leaders to understand the existing and future technology needs of the marketplace.

  • The Product Manager is ultimately responsible for revenue, margin, customer satisfaction, and market share objectives.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing market trends, customer requirements and competitive strategy, and identifying

  • Lead new product introductions through a phase-gate Product Commercialization Process and develop business deliverables, including business plans and product roadmaps.

  • Drive market research and VOC (Voice of Customer) activities

  • Serve as product champion internally, with the field, and with customers.

  • Guide cross-functional team: product demand planning, forecasting, pricing, service, quality, regulatory, finance, and regional marketing.

  • Identifying, establishing and managing strategic partnerships, including relationships with customers, suppliers and industry opinion leaders.

  • Provide ongoing product sales training and customer support.

How will you get here?

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A.) in a scientific discipline (molecular biology, genetics, bioengineering, or biochemistry preferred). MBA and work experience in the biotechnology industry is nice to have.

Experience/Requirements:

  • 5+ years of related experience in product management and/or strategic marketing.

  • Product launch and promotional experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience managing a complex product line, including pricing, forecasting and supply/demand responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • User-Centered Design experience preferred.

  • Work experience with diagnostic products and real-time PCR applications preferred

  • Is customer-centric and keenly aware of markets, trends and competitors

  • Is authentic, transparent and leads by example, holding self and others accountable

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a “can do” attitude

  • Travel up to 25%

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.