Thermo Fisher Scientific Application Manager, Manufacturing & QC in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

Position Summary:

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Digital Science Dividion is currently seeking an Application Manager of Manufacturing & QC, New Drugs and Therapeutic Biological Products. The Application Manager works with internal and external groups to set the app strategy and develop supporting thought leadership content to help change the way activities are planned, executed, managed, and analyzed by building a market leading library of applications. Identifies solutions that map to customer and market needs to drive app development efforts. Plans and manages application configuration efforts and supporting materials. The Application Manager is a member of our Business Development Department.



  • Define a vision and plan for application development to meet the needs of scientists and lab professionals in your scientific domain, taking into consideration competitor and partner offerings

  • Learn about customer needs through external data gathering and analysis, conference attendance, pre-demo requirements gathering, meetings with customers, collaboration with the Sales and Customer Success teams, and any other sources you can find

  • Identify opportunities to create domain applications from customer implementations

  • Manage and execute app definition, requirements, configuration, documentation, supporting content creation and processes

  • Work with product development, marketing, quality and documentation teams to support application lifecycle

  • Assist in the development of marketing materials including short product demonstration videos

  • Develop a sophisticated understanding of how the Platform for Science supports scientific innovation across industries in combination with a variety of technologies

  • Attend industry events to build awareness and establish relationships with other thought leaders from industry and academia, including partners, customers, and prospects

Skills & Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree or Master’s degree in a natural science discipline or equivalent education and experience.Five (5) plus years in a scientific discipline and laboratory environment with experience in two or more the following areas:

  • Assist with scale-up from development to production quantities, in collaboration with chemical engineers and plant production personnel

  • Analysis of the raw materials, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APis), excipients and drug products in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs, and regulatory agency guidelines.

  • Participate in internal Quality System / cGMP audits

  • Familiarity with multivariate formulation and / or long-term stability studies

  • Self-starter who is highly collaborative, energized working in entrepreneurial culture, creative, and organized

  • Experience within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry, understanding of laboratory processes and methods

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform effectively under pressure

  • Understanding of Information Technology and enterprise information management solutions and their benefits

  • Experience with SaaS and PaaS software delivery models

  • Willingness to travel approximately 20%

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.