Thermo Fisher Scientific Product Manager, Genome Editing in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

Job Description:

The Product Manager, Genome Editing at Thermo Fisher Scientific is responsible for managing the Genome Editing product portfolio, its accelerated market growth, new product development and product life cycle. The successful candidate must have a track record of driving business innovation and be able to thrive in a fast paced, high growth market environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will be experienced in product development, building/leading cross functional teams, and have the ability to effectively communicate at the executive level. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable ability to he assess market needs from a customer focused perspective and be able to drive effective product and service development through cross functional partners including including R&D, Manufacturing, Market Development, Finance, Customer Service, Quality and Regulatory Associates to bring these solutions to market. The ideal candidate possesses as strong knowledge of the Genome Editing market and the needs of its customers. The Genome Editing product manager reports to the Sr. Manager of Product Management within the SynBio business unit which is part of the Biosciences Division (BID).


  • Proactively participate in the development of the new products and services to meet the needs of a rapidly growing market

  • Manage the existing product life cycle via:

  • Creating, managing and monitoring business plan & product road map for existing products.

  • Establish product positioning recommendations and work with marketing development functions to develop and execute product strategies.

  • Drive growth of product through direct and indirect customer interactions.

  • Sales channel management.

  • Conduct and present comprehensive product training.

  • Provide technical support to sales teams, including assistance with presenting product and service solutions directly to customers.

  • Demonstrate an ability to successfully lead change within the organization

  • Analyze, interpret, and report out regularly to management in regards to sales forecasts, programs, market and channel trends and competition.

  • Apply business acumen and high level problem solving skills to take on business challenges and expand market share.

  • Understand how the businesses operates and demonstrates knowledge of policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting the organization and industry.

  • Act in a results oriented manner; be proactive and solution driven, demonstrate the ability to think critically and overcome hurdles to complete tasks.

The ideal candidate has:

  • BA/BS in the Life sciences

  • Advanced degree (MS, PhD) and previous research experience in a related area a plus

  • Min. 2 years’ experience managing an existing product portfolio

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work in a multinational/multicultural environment

  • Global business acumen

  • Broad technical capabilities consistent with life science market segment

  • Experience with forecasting, budgeting and analysis of business situations, competitive profiles and pricing analysis

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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.