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Thermo Fisher Scientific Project Manager in Franklin, Massachusetts

Job Title: Project Manager

Requisition ID: 131790BR

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:

Franklin, MA - 27 Forge Parkway - Chemical Analysis Division

How will you make an impact?

We are seeking a Project Manager to lead new product development projects. This role will facilitate the execution of the product development projects with the goal of predictable product launches. The candidate will be proficient in project management processes, tools, and strategies.

The individual will work in R&D and collaborate with Marketing, Finance, Operations and the business leadership team to efficiently execute new product development projects. In order to facilitate this, the candidate must possess strong communication, leadership and time management skills.

Our technology is based on monitoring and analysis of gaseous and particulate emissions, process flows and pollutants. Our products are considered innovative, and we utilize the latest technology available to continuously evolve our product line.

What will you do?

  • Lead all aspects of project management activities for all new product development projects

  • Development of realistic, yet bold, project plans

  • Identifying program risks, providing and executing mitigation plans, in order to maintain project plans and business goals

  • Oversight of project budgets

  • Align project plans between on-shore and off-shore development teams

  • Develop and implement leading indicator metrics for ongoing projects to ensure project delivery per the product roadmap

  • Implementation of standard processes for effective project planning and project status information sharing across all levels of the business, including clear presentation of project status via weekly dashboards to senior management

  • Act as hands on project manager for critical-to-business development programs

  • Maintain and provide continuous improvement to the phase-gate system, quality processes, and standard work

How will you get here?

  • BS in engineering or life sciences required, MS Preferred

  • PMP Certification Preferred


  • 3+ years project / program management experience with global cross-functional teams

  • Expertise utilizing project management tools

  • Prior experience leading FMEA, DFM & DOE reviews desirable

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Proven eye for business and leadership traits to lead across the business at all levels

  • Process oriented individual with experience in leading to metrics

  • Ability to drive programs through influence

  • Ability to coach and mentor others in the standard methodologies of project management

  • Team building, exceptional soft skills, and leadership skills are required for success

  • Proficient to expert level experience with Microsoft applications

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.

Apply today!

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.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.