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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Commercial Product Manager (CPM) is responsible for the implementation of the strategy, both product category and focus initiatives, developed by the North America (NA) Category Management team, through the commercial teams at a local level. The CPM will be responsible for a group of categories within the Canada region.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement business plans to ensure that NA Product Management strategy is delivered at a local level in an effective and appropriate manner. This includes language, pricing, sales force communication and marketing liaison.
  • Ensure Canadian CPM activities & performance metrics are fully aligned with the NA & Global Product Management strategies, Sales, Marketing & Customer Service organizations.
  • Establish commercially effective / relevant relationships with suppliers local to the Canadian region.
  • Work in conjunction with the NA category teams to manage annual negotiations with the local supplier base in the CPM portfolio in order to secure the most advantageous position for the company regarding pricing, product delivery and supplier support for the products, without compromising the company’s commitment to its clients.
  • Manage the ongoing administration of product data for local suppliers.
  • Continually assess product / market opportunities / gaps as they relate to the Canadian region. Communicate potential opportunities to the NA Product Management team for evaluation and decision making. Equally, monitor and provide structured feedback on competitor activities to both Product Management, as well as Sales & Marketing functions, where appropriate.
  • Travel, where necessary, to maintain effective relationships with appropriate suppliers and represent the company at industry events and tradeshows, as well as providing support to field sales organizations at regional meetings and with customers.
  • Support operational improvement activities, through working with the supply chain function. These efforts should be centered on increasing customer service and satisfaction via delivery performance through the inclusion of strict service level agreements with local suppliers.
  • Liaise at the country level with cross divisional partners to ensure the development, execution and alignment of commercial strategies that supports the profitable growth of the corporation’s products & the strengthening of its brand in appropriate markets.
  • Healthcare category position will also be accountable for:
    • Providing clinical market information and data to the Insights team to build out overall market and trend knowledge.
    • Engaging with Clinical Specialists, Industry Directors, and Account Representatives to support clinical end market requirements.
    • Serve as the voice of/for the clinical segment in Canada.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of relevant commercial work experience in product management, merchandising or marketing.
  • Bachelor degree (sales/marketing would be valued)
  • Knowledge of Canadian clinical market segment.
  • A technical background in science, engineering or research, to include an awareness of technology trends and the evolution of scientific applications.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree related to a field of science is preferred.
  • MBA would be an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking experience and flexibility to address immediate priorities and still manage deadlines with longer-term projects and strategic initiatives.
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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