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The Manager, Product Transfer will lead a small team of experts focused on transfer to manufacture of highly complex molecular biology solutions. The suitable candidate will have a strong track record in direct line management, developing talent and delivering to demanding project timelines in an industrial environment. He/She will have a solid foundation in molecular biology with a PhD in a closely related discipline whilst also having notable experience in product development. The main day-to-day duties will include the line management of Scientists for the execution of product transfer, process V&V support and method development.

  • Supervise 6 direct reports at bands 5-6
  • Effectively lead the Product Transfer group with focus on continuous improvement and scientific excellence
  • Provide technical leadership to Scientists in all related activities
  • Work closely with R&D leadership and operations to implement plans
  • Maintains extensive relevant knowledge in relevant fields and techniques
  • Gives effective scientific and strategic presentations to internal stakeholders and executives
  • Deliver on departmental level goals including process improvement and innovation

Ideally, the Manager, Product Development should possess a strong track record in the transfer of molecular biology products from R&D to manufacturing. This should come with a strong understanding of process improvement and lean processes in order to optimize and prioritize activities. Finally, the candidate will have a strong understanding of relevant scientific fields and is looked upon as an expert within their specific technical area

  • Design of experiments (DOE)
  • Statistical breadth and strong understanding of associated software (JMP, Excel, etc…)
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills through formal and informal discussion with peers, supervisor and upper management
  • Mentor and manages groups effectively
  • Experience working under ISO1385, ISO9001, GMP or other regulated environments
  • Excellent attention to detail

Qualifications and Experience

Required – PhD in molecular biology or related field

Required – minimum three year’s experience in managing scientist level staff

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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