Technical Project Manager Material Characterization (m/f/d)
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Freiburg, Germany
vor 3 Tg.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $30 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Our global team of more than 80,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon.

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Technical Project Manager Material Characterization (m / f / d)

The MC product line team consists of Product Management and the Application team. Product Management is responsible for the product roadmap as well as the positioning and lifecycle management of the Thermo Scientific MC products, mainly laboratory extruders as well as rheometers and viscometers.

In addition, there are training courses and technical advice and solution finding for our customers worldwide as well as for our global sales team.

The Application team is responsible for carrying out customer tests, supervising customer projects, supporting customers and the sales team with application issues and developing new applications and sales materials.

As a Technical Project Manager of the Material Characterization Business you will be leading cross-functional projects at international scale in support of our Strategy.

In partnership with key stakeholders from R&D, Product Management, Sales to Operations as well as external Strategic Partners you will delight our customers with your structured project management approach and can-do attitude to develop innovative solutions enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Main Tasks

  • Lead projects with high complexity using a structured project management approach
  • Partner with key stakeholders across functions to align activities in scope & timeline
  • Coordinate evaluation of strategic partners to deliver integrated customer solutions
  • Define Project KPI to measure progress and success in project and workstreams
  • Create strong alignment of projects with business strategy
  • Co-develop business case for project ideas including resource requirements
  • Facilitate technical discussions and find solutions for the customer requests
  • Supplies input to annual operating plan (budget) and strategic plan
  • Prepare presentations with project fundamentals from pre-project to delivery phase
  • Lead pre-project phase in support of sales team (e.g. scope, resources, timelines)
  • Visit customers and strategic partners to build relationship and project alignment
  • Define project management standards & train broader organization
  • Able to quickly and efficiently resolve issues arising in a project
  • Develop strong technical understanding of product technology and applications
  • Key competencies

  • Strong leadership skills in matrix environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Very good communication skills
  • Creative mind-set with innovative ideas
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Strong business acumen
  • High proficiency in German and English. Chinese or Spanish a plus
  • Minimum Education and Requirements

  • At least 5 years experience in managing complex projects relative to high-technology products
  • Masters degree or similar in a technical discipline, MBA a plus
  • Proven project management skills in cross-functional, complex & international projects
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Preferably, technical background and experience in extrusion technology. Knowledge in Containment Solutions, Pharma Industry, Battery Development a plus
  • Willing to travel up to 30%
  • Interested?

    We are looking forward to receive your application. Please refer to the above Job ID and include your salary expectations as

    well as your period of notice.

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