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Thermo Fisher Scientific Project Manager III in Carlsbad, California

Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 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. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.

All of our employees share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain world-class people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to improve mankind by enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

If you share in our values and if you're looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, come grow with us at Thermo Fisher Scientific.

The Project Manager III is responsible for all assigned projects with in the QMS portfolio and ensures successful on-time, on-budget delivery of these projects. This includes tracking to completion the scope, timelines, progress, measuring outcomes and ensuring sustainability plans. Collaboration with all internal departments / divisions and vendors to ensure proper alignment to project strategy, budget and objectives is key.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of project scope, schedule, resource, risks and overall management to ensure and drive successful delivery.

  • Ensure the software development and project management deliverables and milestones in project plans are achieved within cost, schedule, scope, and quality.

  • Assure that the project teams are managing the system development process including systems analysis, technical design, coding, testing, turnover to production, user acceptance criteria.

  • Assure that all validation deliverables are completed on time.

  • Conduct proper and timely communications, change management, and training per project stakeholders and needs.

  • Provide overall capital and operating expense project budget responsibility for multiple projects.

  • Manage critical supplier and internal customer relationships.

  • Maintain extensive knowledge and expertise in project management disciplines, as well as multiple business processes and/or technical areas.

  • Experience supporting different cross-functional applications projects

  • Experience in QMS GxP validations, particularly MasterControl

  • Leverage industry best practices to plan, manage, monitor and report on all projects

  • Upgrades Quality Management system by conferring with vendors and services

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience, and/or Master’s degree a plus6+ years of hands-on SDLC IT project/program management

  • Experience with Smartsheet software, admin experience a plus

  • Experience working in an IT PMO is a plusProven ability to lead groups, manages project deliverables, and maintains client relationships

  • Experience in managing budgets, project plans, resource allocations, and priorities.

  • MS Suite, Visio, expertise with Excel

  • Familiarity with Change Control

  • Demonstrated skills with portfolio and project management tools such as HP PPM, is a plus.

  • Demonstrated expertise with various industry PM methodologies including AGILE, SCRUM, Waterfall, PMP Certification a plus

  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies across a large, global environment.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Excellent analytical and technical skills allowing for quick decision making and direction setting.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions.

  • Ability to apply multiple solutions to business problems

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience, and/or Master’s degree a plus 6+ years of hands-on SDLC IT project/program management

  • Experience working in Quality Management Systems

  • Experience working in a validated environment.

This position has been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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 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.

If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, click here at https://jobs.thermofisher.com/page/show/eeo-affirmative-action-statement#accessibility 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.

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