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Mgr/TL DP Manufacturing

Kalamazoo, MI 49007
**Why Patients Need You**

This position is a leader for first shift Sterile Filling. The scope of the position includes 15-20 direct reports including professionals and shop floor colleagues of several different job titles, with responsibilities for 24x7 operation split between three supervisors operating across three shifts.

**What You Will Achieve**

This position defines, manages, tracks, and reports on the ~$10 MM unit monthly budget. Includes preparation of yearly budget and definition of manpower and equipment utilization expected to meet supply chain requirements for the department. This leader defines the vision for the team's products, creates team and product road maps based on this vision, and manages the product backlog and prioritizes them based on changing business requirements and ensuring a safe and compliant culture. Ensures cost effective activities/programs are implemented in compliance with regulatory standards, company policies, practices, and processes. Fosters a cross functional collaborative environment as well as colleague development, as well as change management, within the department and the function.Leadership of Integrated Manufacturing Excellence (IMEx) Process Centric Team (PCT) leader roles for one or more teams. IMEx is the Pfizer system for implementing standard work, 5S, visual management (VM), continuous improvement (CI), and total predictive maintenance (TPM) in one combined program. PCT leadership includes setting unit goals, CI project prioritization, TPM implementation and execution and VM tools across the PCT teams and shifts.

**How You Will Achieve It**

This Manager position is responsible for 3 shift leadership of a sterile filling organization. Includes leadership of the hiring and staffing planning for the area across three shifts including budget, tracking, and training plans and reports. Responsible for effective leadership of work team which includes:

Managing the daily operation ensuring that applicable safety guidelines and policies are followed; observing that cGMP's are followed, production SOP's are upheld, and production schedules are met. The manager will work with the team to define metrics and strategy to achieve results. Responsible for assisting in the implementation of lean management principles on the shop floor.

The manager will act as coach and mentor to transform team into a cohesive, harmonized team. Responsible for counseling colleagues to assure proper development for their success, supporting all colleagues to enable them to reach their full potential, and to provide corrective action when necessary. Manager is also responsible to ensure timely performance feedback and appraisals for all team members.

The manager has responsibility to deliver results from a work team that spans three shifts. The position will be based on first shift, but will be expected to spend sufficient time with the other shifts, and with team leaders and production leads on the other shifts, to successfully carry out the job requirements.

Successful candidate must demonstrate personal leadership initiative, judgment and accountability in day-to-day work activities in addition to strong planning/organizational skills. Must possess strong communication skills and demonstrate integrity and cooperation in working with diverse colleagues/groups. Strong technical skills desired. Must be able to perform regulatory audit tours with knowledge and professional communication of cGMP's.

In addition to normal leadership activities, the candidate must be able to:

+ Lead development and execution of capital improvements in the production area

+ Support new project scoping, costing and business case definition.

+ Provides leadership of CI professionals including career development, succession planning, hiring and work load management to support PCT.

+ Coordinates resources between vaccine and human health business units. Includes schedule review, manpower planning, leadership escalation and troubleshooting decision making/investigation support.

+ Leads PHP (Pfizer Human Performance) investigations for 1st shift and coordinates CAPA's across 3 shifts.

+ Manages additional cross shift resources

+ Batch Record Review lead

+ Training leads



+ Manager should have 10 years of experience with a BA/BS or 6-8 years of experience with a MBA/MS.

+ The successful candidate will have demonstrated strong scientific reasoning and problem solving, as well as outstanding communication and management skills to guide meetings, provide direction, conduct presentations, while interfacing with business sponsors and executive leadership.

+ They will be able to engage colleagues globally and will do so in a manner that recognizes the organizational and cultural differences that may exist between their partners around the world. They will have a solution driven mindset with excellent negotiation skills, and will be able to frequently resolve issues with a focus on regulatory compliance.

**Physical/Mental Requirements**

Job will include standing, walking, and sitting. Occasional lifting may be required.

**Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel, or Environment Requirements**

Job will also entail weekend, shutdown and holiday coverage and support of 24/7 operation.

**Other Details**

+ **Last Date to Apply: May 23, 2022**

+ **Eligible for Relocation Package: YES**

**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: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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