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Thermo Fisher Scientific Project Manager II in Saint Louis, Missouri

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 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.

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.

What will you do?

Responsibilities include working closely with manager and team to complete assigned project work, prepare action plans, including resources, timeframes and budgets for projects. You will perform various coordinating tasks, like schedule and risk management, along with administrative duties, like maintaining project documentation and handling financial queries. To succeed in this role, you should have excellent time management and communication skills, as you'll collaborate with internal teams to deliver results on deadlines.

  • Lead and manage projects from initiation through closing.

  • Break projects into doable actions and set timeframes

  • Liaise with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives

  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management

  • Make sure that clients' needs are met as projects evolve

  • Help prepare budgets

  • Analyze risks and opportunities

  • Oversee project procurement management

  • Monitor project progress and manage any issues that arise

  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants

  • Work with the sponsor, manager, and Steering Committee to eliminate blockers

  • Use tools to monitor working hours, plans and expenditures

  • Issue all appropriate legal paperwork (e.g. contracts and terms of agreement)

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports

  • Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor of Science degree required. (examples: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Engineering, Bioengineering)


  • 2 years' experience in a highly regulated industry (examples: Automotive, Aerospace, Food and Drug)


  • Equivalent combinations of training, and relevant work experience may be considered. BS degree is required.


  • Ability to lead and manage cross functional teams

  • Solid communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Analytical abilities with detail orientation

  • Ability to work independently

  • Critical thinking and problem- solving skills

  • Decision-making capabilities

  • Conflict resolution experience

  • Adaptability

  • Able to tolerate stress

Physical Requirements

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pound pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

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.

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.