R&D Project Manager III

Thermo Fisher Scientific Greenville, NC

About the Job

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information
Greenville, NC | Drug Product Pharma Services Group

How will you make an impact?

  • Directs the customer project(s) and related project team activities in all capacities and serve as the primary contact for both internal and external customers, working closely with the Business Manager to support new initiatives and coordinate contract amendments. Serves as project leader for multiple, large volume and/or complex projects related to specified customer needs and ensure successful product transfers and company growth.
What will you do?
  • Provides leadership to assigned staff by performing the following: leading organizational change;
    developing and empowering staff; cultivating relationships; putting staff in a position to succeed, meeting their personal career goals while also achieving organizational goals; building effective teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; driving engagement and creating a climate where staff are motivated to do their best.
  • Directs the project(s) and project teams ensuring all necessary activities occur as planned or are negotiated and agreed to by the customer. Coordinates scheduling of activities to meet customer demands and utilize expertise and experience to resolve issues. Identifies resource issues and utilize effective communication/leadership to ensure that satisfactory resolution occurs.
  • Maintains close contact with the client representative(s) through meetings, site visits, teleconferences, and other forums to ensure that issues are addressed and project timeline activities are met.
  • Serves as primary contact and communication link between Company and customer.
  • Meets regularly with project team members and production staff to understand operations and issues as related to the project(s).
  • Coordinates internal development activities necessary to ensure successful product
  • Negotiates project conflicts within the company and with the necessary customer contacts, ensuring resolutions that are amenable to both parties and/or informing management of potential risks & issues.
  • Completes all necessary project activity plans/reports accurately, in detail, and by the necessary time.
  • Encourages support of Innate Project Management System throughout the project teams to ensure that necessary revenue and resource commitments are identified.
  • Plans for future customer activities and solicit other projects that are aligned with the company goals & objectives. Informs Marketing of potential revenue increases/losses related to the project and/or customer.
  • Prepares and presents project updates to executive and steering committees.
  • Oversees the activities of direct reports and provide opportunities to increase skills and perform other duties
    as assigned.
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner in order to create an injury-free and incident-free workplace.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor’s degree in either a scientific or production-related field is required

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds have a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
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