Thermo Fisher Scientific Project Manager Associate in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Fisher Clinical Services, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a leading provider of global clinical supply chain. With unwavering commitment to service, science and process engineering, Fisher Clinical Services is powered by people with an exceptional commitment to quality, deeply instilled ethics of personal responsibility and unrivaled expertise. We are exclusively focused on serving the packaging and distribution requirements of clinical trials across the world. Whether planning, packaging, labeling, storing, or distributing the important supplies needed to perform clinical research, for more than 27 years Fisher Clinical Services has been committed to delivering the highest possible value while ensuring adherence to the highest level of quality, performance, reliability and sustainability standards.

What will you do?

  • Works with the Client to finalize Specifications. This may include meetings at the client’s premises.

  • Assists in setting up and maintaining study filing systems and maintains accurate records for all work undertaken.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all business activities come together in a timely manner to meet the customer and study requirements.

  • Coordination and communication of all relevant activities, both internal and external to ensure that all services and products are ready for the start of the study or as required by the customer.

  • Create and update project plans to communicate milestones and critical path activities and responsibilities.

  • Timely provision of reports and other information to customers if applicable.

  • Creates and/ or supports creation of batch documentation and/or other operational documents using internal systems. This may include documentation for billing purposes.

  • Provides back-up support to the Project manager, including financial and quote forecasting.

  • Monitors project activities and day to day business as well as establishment of a customer approved Job Specification.

  • Collects all the information on a study design including correct label texts, coordination of primary, secondary packaging material and tools, coordination of label translation and producing all batch documentation for operations and check of documentation. Works directly with the client to ensure that all service activities are performed with FCS procedures and client approved specifications/agreements.

  • Works with internal resources to make sure packaging and distribution services activities are properly coordinated.

  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility.

  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision.

How will you get here?

  • Associate’s degree plus 1 year of experience in a project management or health related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

  • Understanding and competent use of SOPs required by company Quality standards.

  • Excellent organizational, planning, verbal, written and numerical skills with the ability to analyze and define solutions and manage multiple tasks to meet strict deadlines.

  • Strong and effective communicator with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers and clients.

  • Ability to develop strong customer management skills; proactively anticipates, understands, and responds to the needs of clients to meet or exceed their expectations.

  • Ability to learn and master all internal systems associated with projects (i.e. Salesforce, GPMS, Trackwise).

  • 2-3 years of successful experience in project management as a Project Coordinator.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to include excellent relationship building.

  • Proficiency in personal computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook).

  • Proven experience with customers in a dynamic environment.

  • Excellent communication, organizational skills and project co-ordination skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in appropriate project planning tools e.g. Microsoft Project to communicate milestones and critical path activities and responsibilities.

  • Basic understanding of Project Management concepts.

  • Prefer Certification in Project Management by a recognized institution in projectmanagement.

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.

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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.