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Supervisor/TL DP Manufacturing (Offshift)

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Start date
Aug 12, 2022

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Why Patients Need You

This position is a shop floor leader for the off-shift Liquids & Semi-Solids (LSS) Packaging operations. The scope includes a large number of direct reports ~20 of several different job titles, with responsibilities for 24x5 operation split between multiple team leaders (TL). Key accountabilities include day-to-day management of the shop floor personnel and schedule, ensuring all product is produced in a manner meeting safety and quality requirements.

What You Will Achieve

Supervises employees who are engaged in the production of pharmaceutical or biotechnology products and devices in compliance with good manufacturing practices (cGMP) guidelines, and federal, state, and local regulations.

Responsible for effective leadership of work team which includes: managing the daily operation ensuring that applicable safety guidelines and policies are followed; observing that cGMPs are followed, production SOPs are upheld, and production schedules are met. The supervisor will work with the team to define metrics and strategies to achieve results. The supervisor will act as a coach and mentor to transform the 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 providing corrective action when necessary. The supervisor/TL is also responsible to ensure timely performance feedback and appraisals for all team members.

The supervisor has the responsibility to deliver results from a work team that spans two or more shifts. The position will be based on the off-shift but will be expected to spend sufficient time with the first shift, and with supervisors and Production Leads on the other shifts, to successfully carry out the job requirements.

How You Will Achieve It

The 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 & training/development skills desired.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience, or
  • Associates Degree + 6 years experience, or
  • Bachelor's Degree + 3 years experience, or
  • Masters Degree + > 1-year experience.

Previous leadership experience preferred. A strong personal motivation and aptitude for coaching, leading, and managing individuals and teams. An aptitude for understanding process technology and equipment, proven leadership ability, decision-making ability, and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Candidates must possess the flexibility to respond to constantly changing conditions and priorities.


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


Ability to work standard 2nd shift and/or 3rd shift schedule.

Occasional weekend, variable shift, shut down, and holiday coverage.

Relocation support available

Work Location Assignment:On-Premise

Last Date to apply: 8/26/2022

Shift/Schedule is subject to change.

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.




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Science is the foundation of our company.  This is why it's no surprise that the most driven scientists in the world choose to carry out their life's passion at Pfizer.  We arm them with the resources, technology, and facilities they need to solve some of the world’s most complex health challenges. This combination empowers our scientists with expertise in vaccines, small-molecule medicines, biotherapeutics amongst many others, to collaborate on breakthrough science, including the world's first mRNA-Based Covid19 vaccine.  Our colleagues advance science and technologies into the therapies that matter most.

Join us and you'll partner with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and abilities who contribute to all aspects of what we do. Great things happen when people come together with one shared goal. If you're driven to discover the cure- ensure it has the latest technology to make it a reality or help improve the lives of others- join those who are similarly driven at Pfizer. The future of medicine is happening here.

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(212) 733-2323
235 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
United States
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