Thermo Fisher Scientific Global Product Manager in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Global Product Manager role is part of the Laboratory Products Division (LPD) which unites deep scientific expertise, a collaborative culture and rich resources to deliver the lab equipment and consumables that our customers need to achieve their scientific goals – quickly, reliably and safely. Our smart lab solutions make it faster and easier for our customers to focus on what matters most – delivering answers and innovations that save and improve lives. The role will reside in Chelmsford, MA.

How will you make an impact?

Water is one of the most important resources in the world today and water quality is a growing issue/concern. Our mission in the Water and Laboratory Products business unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific is to provide tools for water quality and water purification and to help our customers make the world healthier, cleaner, safer…

The Global Product Manager is a global position reporting to the Director of Product Management. Your expertise with branding and channel management will help drive the development of the Water & Lab Products (WLP) Business Unit in the Laboratory Products Division (LPD) of Thermo Fisher Scientific and create awareness, excitement and buy-in from direct and indirect channels. The WLP team is intensely focused on building on our success through new products and innovative technologies.

What will you do?

  • Develop the global strategic plan, execution strategy, and market segment strategy

  • Creatively drive global marketing related activities for both new product development and existing products with an emphasis on innovation and brand.

  • Create, manage and monitor business plan & product road map for all new and existing products

  • Own and support the product life cycle from inception to obsolescence

  • Establish product positioning recommendations and guidance to the local organization and BU Market segment teams

  • Obtain and interpret product/market information via surveys, market/product analysis, focus groups and customer feedback

  • Conduct market research and voice of customer (VOC) for data driven decision making

  • Conduct and present comprehensive product training

  • Analyze, interpret, and report out monthly management reports in regards to product sales activity to budget, programs, market and channel trends and competition

  • Specify, plan, and participate in industry conferences and exhibitions

How will you get here?


  • BS/BA is required, MBA is preferred


  • 3 - 5 years of product management experience

  • Background in Lab equipment / measurements preferably Lab analysis of liquids

  • Demonstrated experience working with customers, commercial teams and varied sales channels including Tier 1 and Tier 2 distributors and direct.

  • Experience in developing and launching new products for global markets

  • Comfortable working in marketing led organizations

  • Experience managing products / product lines – instrumentation preferred

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work in a multinational / multicultural environment

  • Global business acumen

  • Require up to 30% travel including international

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Courageous, outgoing, analytical, disciplined, agile, team oriented

  • Effectively lead and manage a team through influence in a matrix organizational structure

  • Solution driven with the ability to think and engage peers to overcome potential business hurdles to complete tasks.

  • Proactively cooperate with other departments especially with respect to product development.

  • Motivated to present to all levels of the organization internally and externally.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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