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Job Title: Director of Product Quality
Company Name: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Newark, NJ
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 07/01/2022
Expire Date: 09/04/2022
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical, Computers, Software, Information Technology, Internet/E-Commerce, Purchasing, Quality Control, Research & Development, Web Technology
Job Description
Director of Product Quality

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD. For more information, please visit

Group/division summary

From sample to knowledge to results, the Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry business develops and manufactures leading-edge chromatography and mass spectrometry instruments, consumables, and software solutions for customers working in the analytical sciences (routine testing markets) and scientific research


The Director of Product Quality is responsible to ensure we provide the highest quality product throughout our entire value chain. Reporting to the Vice President of Global Quality, CMD, this position will ensure quality starting from New Product Introduction, Supplier Quality, Factory quality, and field quality as it impacts our customer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and drive Product Quality strategic objectives that support our customer offerings.
  • Ensure New Product Quality deliverables are being collected and yield better products than legacy systems
  • Ensure appropriate specification flow-down to suppliers and partner with Supplier Quality to make sure product coming from suppliers is of excellent quality
  • Drive high quality products throughout the factory with reduced rework
  • Drive improvement in field quality including warranty and installation occurring at customer sites
  • Own productivity improvements in Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ)
  • Drive operational excellence by efficiently using continuous improvement skills and tools to prioritize and drive projects and improvements/standardization across the network to improve Quality service levels, reduce costs, and align with strategic objectives.
  • Collaborate with corporate & divisional partners regarding quality issues, audits, and special projects
  • Influence and build strong working relationships across organizations and geographies and engage with business partners to define existing gaps and future requirements for Product Quality.
  • Mentor and empower Quality Assurance teams along with other functions to drive the highest quality product!


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering Disciplines
  • A minimum of 10 years of quality experience preferably within the Life Sciences or related industry
  • Customer focus – Puts the customer at the front of every decision, including work prioritization, resource investment, and process improvement
  • Building a team – Builds a strong team and has a strong capability marry strategy, organizational structure, and passionate leaders
  • Operational execution – Clear view of the mechanisms vital to lead a quality assurance organization efficiently and effectively
  • Ability to travel up to 20%

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory at Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Apply today!

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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