As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific is a driving force in the research, healthcare, industrial and applied markets, generating more than USD 20 billion in annual revenue. No other company can match our range of customer touch points – technologically, geographically or commercially. We help our customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe and moving forward with thousands of important projects that improve millions of lives.

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.

The Position:

Our highly technologically advanced electron microscopes are high variation/low-volume products which service all our customer markets. As a Product Life Cycle Manager (PLM) you will use your technical expertise to make sure we have profitable and sustainable products through the complete life cycle of these products.

Your challenge will be ensure that the right product priorities are set and product life cycle changes are made based on the holistic view of the product, it’s life cycle and roadmap. Scope is the complete portfolio of TEM products manufactured in Brno (Tecnai, Talos, Glacios, etc)

This is a unique opportunity to influence strategy, innovation and growth in a truly global company. Can you bring together the right balance of technical, analytical and influencing skills to turn your thinking into decisions and actions?

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage the complete Product Life Cycle of the Brno TEM products with specific focus from product release through its end-of-service.
  • Develop and cultivate close relationships with multiple stakeholders and departments (BUs, R&D, Engineering, Service, Sourcing, Quality etc).
  • Gather product knowledge and perform holistic analysis of the producibility/ serviceability/ reliability/ sustainability and profitability of the products during the entire product life cycle to determine and drive the right priorities for overall product related activity: insights and guidance based on facts.
  • Chairs the Product Improvement Board to objectively direct, approve and prioritize Change Request execution in order to ensure product continuity.
  • Initiate, define and negotiate improvement projects within Operations, R&D, Service and Supply Chain. Improvement projects may relate to customer satisfaction, manufacturability, serviceability, sustainability (obsolescence), value engineering, quality and reliability.
  • Initiate, define, negotiate and direct End of Production or End of Service projects within the product portfolio.
  • Provide direction for operations and service requirements and specifications for all R&D projects and monitor their execution from a stakeholder perspective.
  • If required, lead activities/projects related to your portfolio.

The Requirements:

A talented and ambitious candidate with:

  • University degree in a technical discipline (Physics, Engineering, Electronics, Mechatronics, Material Science, etc) or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required skills.
  • Typically requires 5 to 10 years of experience working in a high-tech industry environment (in Engineering, R&D, Technical Support or Product Management).
  • Technical experience of high-tech analytical equipment, preferably electron microscopy equipment.
  • Strong cross-functional influencing, communication and negotiation skills. Fluent in English.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills: Decision making based on broad band of information and data.
  • Hands-on mentality: you love complex problems and strive to get things done.
  • Ability to travel (less than 15%).

Check out these video’s to get more insight in what we do:

• How to make a microscope
• Inside the Titan Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)

Location: CTP Brno - Slatina


Aleksandra Adamczyk

Vlastimila Pecha , Brno 627 00