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Thermo Fisher Scientific Project Manager III in Remote / Field, Alabama

Job Description

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.

Location/Division Specific Information

Remote / Material and Structural Analysis Division

How will you make an impact?

This position will partner with functional, regional, global, and group leaders; serve as primary operational owner under the Sr. Director, Global Field Service Sciences. This responsibility includes end-to-end strategic planning, with an emphasis on operational leadership, process improvement, and indirect people leadership. This role integrates & influences functional groups from Commercial Operations, Escalation Support, Operations, Project Management Office, Supply Chain, and Training to align with Field Service vision.

What will you do?

  • Process Improvement:

  • Drive global standardization of Field Service ‘way-of-working’ to ensure end-to-end process delivers on its goals

  • Leverage PPI Business System (Lean/Six Sigma) support through program governance at the sub-regional level. Utilize standardized tools for upwards visual management.

  • Partner with Supply Chain, Customer Service and other function to ensure program/project success.

  • Responsible for business outcomes even when he or she does not “own” the resources, executing at the transactional level.

  • Global Operational Manager:

  • Create constant, reliable measurement of the proper metrics and KPIs needed to benchmark and optimize performance on an ongoing basis.

  • Execute large strategic cross functional initiatives as needed at the appropriate levels using strategy deployment, Parent A3s, Project A3s and KPI or TTI Bowlers.

  • Facilitate & Enable the implementation of PPI Business System activities across the global management team

  • Exhibit the ability to dive deep into processes that have material impact on the most crucial business outcomes, analyze large sets of data, and determine metrics to measure the desired outcomes.

  • People Leadership

  • Indirectly influence and empower Field Service team to develop short & long-term projects, action-plans, and strategies.

  • Gain alignment to support Field Service goals by integrating self in multiple different departments, business units, and levels of management.

  • Drive global customer-centric solutions leveraging connections and relationships

  • Build global Field Service team’s abilities in core foundations: 4i Leadership qualities, Commercial resilience, Customer-centric model, Digital Service, and PPI Business Systems.

  • How will you get here?

Education/Experience

  • B.S degree in STEM required with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience and education; advanced degree preferred

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a Technical Service or Service Support organization

  • Successful program/project management experience; preferably globally

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Proficient Project Management, leadership and presentation skills with strong written and verbal communication skills; must have a professional working proficiency in English

  • Ability to communicate with both technical and business teams;

  • Understand P&L business drivers and influencers

  • Manage programs and projects with teams that have members with conflicting viewpoints

  • Capable of developing business cases, clear risk assessments, and project charters

  • Ability to identify true root cause of issues

  • Understanding of cultural differences in a global team

  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement

  • PPI / Six Sigma experience preferred

  • Must have ability to obtain a valid passport and travel regionally and internationally as required

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.

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.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here at https://jobs.thermofisher.com/page/show/eeo-affirmative-action-statement#accessibility for further assistance.

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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