When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll
do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your
performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to
support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make
significant contributions to the world.
Location/Division Specific Information
Remote – North America
How will you make an impact?
Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the Pharma Services
Organization supporting both the technical operations of the
business and Sales and Business Development Executives (BDE) with
technical expertise for clinical and commercial plasmid
What will you do?
Provides technical expertise and direction on plasmid business
and technical strategy.
Provides Subject Matter Expertise for Sales and Business
Development Executives (BDE) for clinical and plasmid
Bullets on technical expertise for business?
Assesses customer needs, proposes scientifically sound
development pathways, seeks collaborative solutions, and translates
requirements to quotations group.
Ensures proposed solutions are scientifically viable and meet
the business needs of both customer and Thermo Fisher
Reviews final proposals to ensure consistency with customer
requirement in Request for Proposals (RFPs).
Ensures site presentation is consistent with corporate marketing
standards, updates frequently with current technical
Leads customer site visits as required along with site
Identifies strategic opportunities with relevance to plasmid
capability enhancement to gain more proposal acceptance and
business growth based on market and customer requests.
Supports BDEs as SME at customer site visits representing the
capability of the sites and network.
Trains current senior staff on site presentation.
Develops and presents to external groups include trade
associations and scientific organizations.
Engages customers and operations staff for problem-solving.
Collaborates with Marketing and supports publication of
scientific articles, white papers and thought leadership articles
to raise the visibility of Thermo Fisher’s expertise and
How will you get here?
Masters / Ph.D.in microbiology/chemical engineering related to
microbial bioproduction or a B.S. in microbiology or chemical
engineering with significant experience in pharmaceutical plasmid
Minimum 10 years of experience in plasmid process development
and GMP manufacturing or similar.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Subject Matter Expert in process development, GMP plasmid
Understands cost drivers for product development and
Knowledgeable of emerging trends in cell and gene therapy and
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence in a
Superlative oral and written communication skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Effectively translates customer requirements to quotations group
and project management at project kick off.
Ability to travel monthly between 50-70% domestically and
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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
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