Manager, Drug Substance Operations
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 the manager in manufacturing operations, you will be accountable for management of a group involved in the production of drug substance, active biological ingredients (ABI), or Vaccines. In addition, your group will be involved with technical assessment of processes including technology transfer, maintaining a culture of compliance, innovation, and continuous improvement within their assigned Asset Group. You will conduct all activities in accordance with Company policies and standard operating procedures, Pfizer Values, and global regulatory guidelines, environmental guidelines etc.
As the manager, you will guide colleagues in your group using process and technical knowledge to lead troubleshooting activities, provide investigations support, analyze process data, identify/implement process improvements, and encourage/maintain a culture of continuous improvement.
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
Provides oversight, coaching, and mentoring of a production group, ensuring compliance to regulations through right first-time execution of unit operations.
Actively shares knowledge with others across assets through existing knowledge sharing processes/systems.
Identifies and makes improvements to existing work processes/products within and across assets. Learns to take appropriate risks and applies ingenuity.
Makes decisions with autonomy when there is minor impact outside of direct team. Decision escalated when impact has significant impact on department.
Owns all human performance event investigations occurring on their shift as Lead Investigator.
Solves more complex problems within area of expertise or cross-functional teams outside immediate area of expertise
Encourages the participation and perspectives of all team members. Effectively listens to and explains difficult issues to reach shared understanding and building alignment. Builds alignment across manufacturing assets.
Interacts with the Engineering, Quality, Technical Services, and Operational Management departments.
Guides people in their group with process and technical knowledge to lead troubleshooting activities, provide investigations support, analyze process data, and identify and implement process improvements and a culture of continuous improvement.
Ensures timely flow of information to appropriate individuals.
Recognizes and helps to manage change (may be of an incremental nature) that impacts multiple areas/assets.
- Bachelor's Degree required
- 5+ years of relevant experience required
- Strong understanding of industry knowledge and business operations (financial basics, enterprise system use i.e. payroll, inventory management systems, etc.)
- Leadership experience required (direct management, project management, leading project/cross-functional teams, etc.)
- Administrative skills, leadership skills, technical report writing, computer, and presentation skills required
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Previous direct management experience preferred
- GMP experience preferred
- Pharmaceutical manufacturing, process equipment and cleaning qualification/validation experience strongly preferred
Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel, or Environment Requirements
This role is primarily a 12-hour shift, 6am - 6pm on a rotating 3/2/2 schedule. Must be flexible to work outside of regular schedule in order to meet business and/or customer needs.
Other Job Details:
- Last Date to Apply for Job: 05 AUGUST 2021
- Eligible for Relocation Assistance: YES