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Thermo Fisher Scientific Product Manager, Transfection in Boston, Massachusetts

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues over $25 billion and approximately 75,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands - Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services - offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Job Title: Product Manager, Transfection

Thermo Fisher has an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager , based in our Carlsbad, CA office.

The Product Manager will help manage the Transfection portfolio within Cell Biology business unit as part of Biosciences division. This position will play a key role in managing a market leading portfolio including in vivo, ex vivo and in vitro transfection reagent and instrument solutions that enable scientists to modify cells for academic research, development and manufacturing of vaccines and therapeutics.

The position will also support global portfolio strategies, identification and development of innovative solutions, and serve as a critical driver of core business functions.

What you will do:

  • Lead and work on collaborative projects within the business segment team and with other functional stakeholders across the organization such as finance, marketing, research and development, commercial, strategy, business development, operations and legal.

  • Develop and evolve business strategies to drive growth and expansion of the portfolio.

  • Scope, execute and report out on special projects that may involve business plan creation, market assessment, voice-of-customer, financial analysis, and practical process improvement (PPI). Set and meet milestones and timelines. Maintain a robust cadence for planning and review mechanisms with all relevant stakeholders.

  • Drive successful product launches and work closely with cross--functional and cross-business teams.

  • Research and develop new market applications and digital tools to improve customer journey, as well as constantly innovating towards portfolio expansion into emerging market segments such as nucleic acid delivery, viral vectors for cell and gene therapy, and electroporation.

  • Support customers on the usage of transfection products and engage with scientific key opinion leaders to develop new technical applications.

  • Proactively gather industry, market, competitor, supplier, and product intelligence related to the business segment's interests within the Biotech, Biopharma and Research markets.

  • Create and implement operating mechanisms to improve business team effectiveness.

  • Interface with leadership within the business unit and in other functions within the company.

Requirements / Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or similar discipline. Graduate degree or MBA preferred.

  • 3-5 years' experience in a product management, strategic consulting, marketing, project management, life science commercial or research and development roles.

  • Experience in life science product launch, in vivo gene delivery, nucleic acid vaccine and therapeutics, or regulated market is a plus.

  • Strong analytical, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational and prioritization skills with attention to detail.

  • Creative, passionate, result-driven, other-oriented, curious and able to lead without authority.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.