1+ months

Manager, Drug Substance Operations

Andover, MA 01810
**Why Patients Need You**

Our breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer's mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.

**What You Will Achieve**

As a member of the Pfizer Drug Substance and Active Biological Ingredients (ABI) team, you will work with others to be accountable for activities involved in the production of many of Pfizer's products. In your work, you will help to determine the manufacturing methods, procedures and tooling requirements for products, aswell as designing the tools and planning production sequences in accordance with continuous improvement, Six Sigma, Lean and other Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP). Your work will help Pfizer initsmission to focus on innovation, creativity and respect for patients, colleaguesand society.

As a Manager, your breadth of knowledge on internal or external business challenges will help us improve our products, processes and services. Your will guide us to lead projects by meeting objectives and preparing forecasts for resource requirements. Your risk-taking ability will help us advance new concepts and methodologies. You will provide technical guidance and oversight to team members and help in problem solving.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

**How You Will Achieve It**

+ Manage multiple projects and ongoing work activities in the department involvingcross-functional representatives.

+ Provide oversight, coaching and mentoring of a production group, ensuring compliance to regulations and GoodManufacturing Principles (GMP) through right first-time execution of unit operations.

+ Actively share knowledge with others across assets through existing knowledge sharing processes/systems.

+ Identify and makes improvements to existing work processes/products within and across assets.

+ Make decisions with autonomy when there is minor impact outside of direct team,escalatedecisionswhenthere issignificant impact on department.

+ Own all human performance event investigations occurring onthe assignedshift as Lead Investigator.

+ Solve more complex problems within area of expertise or cross-functional teams outside immediate area of expertise.

+ Encourage the participation and perspectives of all team members. Effectively listen to and explains difficult issues to reach shared understanding and building alignment. Build alignment across manufacturing assets.

+ Articulate challenges and solutions to technical and non-technical peers and to department management.

+ Provide technical guidance and act as a departmental liaison with primary support groups.

+ Assist withShort range planning including scheduling daily and weekly operations and staffandLonger range planning concerningfacilities shutdowns and preventive maintenance.

+ Motivate direct and indirect reportstoensure the function works cross-functionally.

+ Form, lead and facilitate cross-functional teams as applicable to executekeyprocesses across the Drug Substance and ABI Manufacturing group.



+ Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of experience.

+ People Management experience.

+ Strong understanding of industry knowledge and business operations (financial basics, enterprise system use i.e. payroll, inventory management systems, etc.).

+ Administrative skills, managerial skills, technical report writing, computer and presentation skills.

+ Effective written and oral communication skills.


+ Master's degree and relevant pharmaceutical experience.

+ Continuous Improvement or Project Management Certifications.

+ Knowledge of Local Environmental, Health and Safety standards.

+ Knowledge of GMP and regulatory requirements.

+ Ability to develop highly effective teams.


2nd shift rotating, on-shift every other weekend

Relocation support available

**Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.**

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.



Posted: 2022-04-28 Expires: 2022-06-30

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