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Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Product Manager - Downstream BioProcess Equipment in Chicago, Illinois

When you're 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.

How will you make an impact?

You will be responsible for increasing revenue and market share by driving product development, life cycle management, and coordinating marketing and training for the product portfolio. You will own the portfolio of single use equipment, automation, and consumables for downstream bioproduction applications including purification and filtration.

What will you do?

Product Planning and New Product Introductions

  • Develop 2 to 5-year product roadmap for downstream production equipment and consumables.

  • Through market research and voice of customer (VOC) data, identify and drive business decisions on organic and inorganic opportunities.

  • Lead cross-functional teams with R&D, operations, marketing, commercial teams and external partners to execute programs following a stage gate process.

  • Champion product launches to ensure successful product commercialization.

  • Serve as product champion with internal partners, regional teams, and directly with customers including key accounts.

Product Life Cycle Management

  • Develop the positioning strategy of all products and services considering price, volume, share and profitability.

  • Responsible for defining regional promotional tools, sales strategy, and product pricing to meet revenue/margin goals.

  • Drive continuous improvements to maintain and/or improve market penetration and share position.

  • Implement proactive strategies to strengthen the product line's competitive edge.

Product Line Performance

  • Lead and prioritize cross-functional activities to improve overall product line performance including revenue growth, margin improvement, cost reduction, quality and delivery.

  • Develop & present quarterly and annual report to leadership on product sales activity to budget, market and channel trends, key customers, and competition.

Marketing and Training

  • Work collaboratively with the marketing team to develop appropriate collateral support including catalogs, launch kits, sales communications, instruction sheets, etc., for driving sales (web enabled).

  • Develop materials for the assigned products and lead or support training programs.

  • Specify, plan, and participate in industry conferences and exhibitions.

How will you get here?


  • BS degree in Science, Engineering or equivalent is required.

  • MBA or MS / PhD degree is preferred.


  • 10+ years of industry experience strongly preferred.

  • Minimum 3+ years, product management, R&D or market development experience preferred.

  • Experience in one or more downstream process operations (Chromatography, TFF, UF/DF) for mAB or AAV vector production is preferred.

  • Experience with single use bioprocessing equipment including hardware, software, consumables will be valued.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Global approach, excellent communication and presentation abilities, including strong active listening skills.

  • Understands how the business operates and confident working with diverse data to develop strategic recommendations.

  • Requires excellent organization, project management, and written/verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to conduct financial analyses, develop financial models and interpret P&L statements as they relate to the product portfolio.

  • Ability to gain in depth technical understanding of product portfolio including the customer workflow, and quality and regulatory requirements.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 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.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

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.