Product Manager

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Rockford, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Job Description

Product Manager (Proteomics Reagents)

Rockford, Illinois, US Full-Time, Internal/External

Potential Fit

When you are part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Division Specific Information

This position is within the Sample Prep (SP) Business Unit within the Biosciences Division. The ideal candidate would be located in Rockford, IL; however, remote location would be considered.

How will you make an impact?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Global Product Manager to join our growing Proteomics Reagent Team. This diverse portfolio of protein sample preparation reagents and consumables supports many downstream proteomic applications, including mass spectrometry analysis. The Product Manager will lead global product strategies, drive innovative solutions to customer challenges, lead day-to-day operations for top line growth and profitability, and provide market leadership in the development of innovative products. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, goal-driven business focused on making a difference for proteomics researchers.

What will you do?

  • Drive product development of proteomics reagent portfolio that successfully merges voice-of-customer with innovation and technology
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to bring new products to the market, including product development, manufacture, positioning, and go-to-market strategies
  • Develop business cases to support strategy, including financial analysis
  • Identify, analyze, and articulate market trends, competition, and customer needs to successfully drive development and delivery of products and services
  • Identify, establish, and manage strategic partnerships, including global relationships with customers, suppliers, and industry opinion leaders
  • Create, coordinate, and deliver impactful training for internal and external customers
  • Communicate both technical and business content to multiple audiences, including scientists, executives, and non-scientific colleagues
  • Work effectively across the business matrix to build relationships to drive business strategy and growth
  • Manage life cycle of product portfolio, including annual financial objectives, forecast, product rationalization, pipeline, and marketing strategies


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in an analytical or life science (analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or related discipline) or equivalent. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in industry, with sales and/or marketing experience preferred
  • Background in protein biology required and working knowledge of mass spectrometry preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proven ability to take ownership of responsibilities, overcome obstacles, and deliver on commitments
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking skills, and strong deductive reasoning
  • Strong technical writing and communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a matrix business environment and partner seamlessly within the organization
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong customer focus with a demonstrated track record of successful customer interactions
  • Ability to travel up to 20%, both domestically and internationally

Position may require Covid-19 vaccination and/or routine testing, per client discretion. As a requirement to be onsite at Thermo Fisher Scientific this position requires vaccination status disclosure upon employment.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 90,000 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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