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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.

The Product Manager role supports software applications to control analytical instrumentation and allows for customers to acquire, process, and review results from data systems. The role is responsible for complete development, launch, and commercialization activities via new product development and introduction (NPDI) processes, and management of product lifecycles.

This position can be based in a Thermo Fisher Scientific office location or can be worked remotely.

  • Accurately captures and translates voice of customer (VOC) for Product Development from customers and vertical marketing counterparts
  • Responsible for maintaining all documentation per NPDI process including user stories for development, business plans, marketing introduction plans, intellectual property reviews, and marketing requirement documents
  • Drives product development with all cross-functional stakeholders in accordance with strategic and product line business plans; ensures interdependencies and strategic marketing requirements are met
  • Works with Marcom and Strategic Marketing to ensure promotional collateral is developed
  • Fulfill the role and requirements of Product Owner in multiple software projects which comply with the agile / scrum methodology
  • Directly interact with the worldwide sales and service organizations to develop and provide marketing collateral, competitive analysis, and product introduction training. Additionally provided pre- and post-sales support to nurture relationships and ensure customer success
  • Engage in direct communication with worldwide applications teams, demonstration labs and customers to identify emerging market trends and properly define product requirements to exceed customer expectations
  • Organize and support customer focus groups and beta test programs throughout the product development process to verify products are aligned with customer needs
  • Manage cross-divisional initiatives to develop software capable of integrating multiple hardware components into a complete workflow offering for customers
  • Complete technical presentations and collateral development for promotion of Thermo Fisher Scientific offerings at major conferences

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 5-10 years as a scientist/developer or software product manager
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biology, or related field
  • Ability to travel 25-50% of the time (depending on location)
  • Experience with Thermo Fisher Scientific applications (Xcalibur, TraceFinder) and hardware a plus
  • Understanding of Agile and Waterfall software development processes is highly desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, problem solving and time management skills are required
  • Ability to contribute as a valued team member and collaborate with leaders at all levels


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.
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