Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Product Manager - NGS in South San Francisco, California

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.

How will you make an impact?

The Senior Product Manager will provide strategic leadership and portfolio management of the Ion Torrent targeted sequencing business in the Life Sciences Group. This person will focus on Ampliseq Technology and will develop and manage a portfolio of on-market and new products. S/he will be responsible for development of product strategy, product definition, positioning, and product lifecycle management. This position interacts with varying levels of internal and external personnel and will require direct customer communication, public presentation, and a team-focused approach. Strong business and customer focus are essential. Effectiveness in this role requires clear verbal and written communication skills for product development and marketing activities, and a general knowledge of industry practices for developing, supplying, promoting and selling similar products. The Senior Product Manager must exercise critical judgement in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results, and can make critical and timely decisions based on all available information. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others and conduct presentations of technical information.

What will you do?

  • Develops marketing plans and market research.

  • Leads new product development teams.

  • Manages inventory, pricing, customer communications and revenue forecasts.

  • Manages worldwide supply, demand, revenue, margin and pricing for product portfolio.

  • Updates and presents forecasts regularly to management, finance, and manufacturing teams.

  • Analyzes market trends, customer requirements and competitive strategy.

  • Identifies opportunities for increasing customer and business value through product differentiation.

  • Leads new product development process from concept through commercialization, including voice of customer research, definition of customer and product requirements and value proposition, manage product launches and sales training.

  • Works collaboratively with other members of Thermo Fisher Scientific team to drive growth for the business segment.

How will you get here?


  • Knowledge and skills normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in life sciences

  • 5+ years of relevant product management experience or a Master’s degree (MBA preferred) with 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Proven ability to build relationships and guide teams which include representatives from multiple functional areas, including R&D, Sales, Program Management, and Manufacturing

  • Ability to manage project scope, budget and schedule to achieve timely completion of project deliverables

  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders and resolving conflict within teams.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in marketing, product management or strategy role including participating in market analysis, planning and new product development

  • Experience developing and presenting product marketing materials

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills including oral, written and presentation techniques.

  • Ability to see new business opportunities, set and meet aggressive objectives and develop strong working relationships will be required for success

  • Requires strong customer facing experience

  • Up to 20% travel required both domestic and international

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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