Sr Product Manager, Custom qPCR Products & Services

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Job Location
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Job Description


  • Manage the assigned product portfolio and the overall product life cycle including new product development
  • Define the qPCR Custom and Services business strategy based on customer needs, market research and business unit goals
  • Understand and elucidate internal and external customer requirements and then translate those to product and service requirements
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure that revenue, margin, customer satisfaction, and growth goals are achieved
  • Guide worldwide service and custom product pricing and demand generation strategies
  • Contribute to fiscal planning and budgeting for future positioning, growth and evolution of the custom products and services portfolio.
  • Provide ongoing custom product and services sales training and support.
  • Work as part of a dynamic team of R&D, program management, marketing, technical, and business development professionals to execute our common mission
  • Serve as a key liaison between internal customers (Licensing and Commercial Supply, Sales, R&D, Marketing, Manufacturing, etc) and external customers (end users, suppliers, etc).
  • May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.S./B.A.) in a scientific discipline (molecular biology, genetics or biochemistry preferred).
  • At least five years of relevant experience in product management and/or program management.
  • Proficient in understanding, analyzing and summarizing comprehensive and complex technical, financial, market and research information/data.
  • Experience working on project teams
  • Experience managing a custom product or service business
  • Strong communication skills
  • Is customer-centric and keenly aware of markets, trends and competitors
  • Greets challenge and change as opportunity
  • Inspires, motivates and collaborates with others
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA a plus but not required.
  • Experience responding to government RFP’s and negotiating contracts

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