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Project Manager

Pennsylvania, US
Location :
US - Pennsylvania - Allentown
Job Description

Company Information

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Our four premier brands – Life Technologies, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support. For more information, please visit www.thermofisher.com.

The BioPharma Services Division (BSD) of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in expediting drug research and delivering patient hope. A highly successful and high growth division, BioPharma Services employs approximately 4,000 dedicated individuals globally providing world class pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical solutions including clinical trial packaging, labeling, supply chain, logistics, and laboratory testing.

Position Summary: To evaluate and understand the customer packaging protocol and to subsequently establish and monitor the packaging process for individual accounts. The following responsibility may be shared with a project team based on the scope and complexity of each individual project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility.
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision. Evaluates customer clinical research packaging specifications with the sales representative, the customer and/or Project manger II or Senior Project Manager.
  • Determines the preliminary design of the study and evaluates and understands the study Initiates the involvement of appropriate departments and maintains continuous communication with those departments.
  • Assist Sales personnel with customer teleconferences, visits and audits. Prepares packaging quotations by ascertaining the following:
  • Bill of Materials – FCS vs. Customer Supplied Components
  • Production scheduling
  • Tooling requirements
  • Packaging Sample
  • Shares tasks with the Document Specialist including generation of the MBOM, review accuracy of production orders, order clinical labels, order approved components and the various tasks associated with completing a project.
  • Works with Project Support Associate to perform the necessary tasks associated with each packaging process.
  • Works with Sales representatives to finalize project quotations organize and complete customer sample packets. Disperses customer information and specifications to all necessary internal departments.
  • Develops MS project timeline for each project when appropriate. Communicates critical milestones to the scheduler and customer. Obtains approval for the purchase of FCS supplied components, clinical labels, etc. when an official Purchase Order and/or signed quotation has not been obtained from the customer.
  • Assists in performing investigations and resolve conflict both internally and externally. Verifies final production information for Accounting Dept. prior to invoices being released. Continues monitoring of JOTS financial data.
  • Responsible for learning and mastering all internal systems associated with projects. (i.e JOTS, CDS, GPMS, Trackwise)

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four year college or university, or commensurate number of years experience in a professional role.
  • 3 years experience of highly satisfactory performance working as a project manager; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Clinical Packaging or Clinical Trial Project Management experience is preferred.

For current employees, must have consistently strong performance reviews in lesser project management roles for at least a year at FCS.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

Direct one on one contact is required with all internal departments as well as assigned external customers, IVR vendors and possibly investigator’s sites. Individuals that hold this position must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. In addition, the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions. Must possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Additional details:

Please see Physical Job Requirements form for physical requirements.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here for further assistance.

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.


Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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