**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**
Serves as technical lead for and provides expertise and operational support for Drug Product Operations. Partners with shop floor colleagues and supervision to ensure smooth and efficient production of a diverse mix of products. Assists in equipment troubleshooting activities as needed.
Responsible for technical development of junior colleagues and supporting organization objectives / tech transfer projects.
**How Will You Achieve It**
+ Serves as Subject Matter Expert in the Drug Product area for standard business operations / production.
+ Leads technical improvement projects aimed at defect reduction, improved equipment reliability, and better equipment utilization and acts as a liaison for network benchmarking.
+ Identifies and implements cost savings ideas, specifically efficiency improvements and other projects that increase equipment capacity.
+ Develops and validates manufacturing processes for drug products, taking into consideration problems inherent in the transfer of technology from research to production, from other sites, or within the site.
+ Conducts tests and measurements throughout stages of production to determine control over applicable variables.
+ Investigates deviations that occur on the manufacturing floor. Performs root-cause analysis and identifies appropriate, effective corrective actions. Implements corrective actions in conjunction with the appropriate enabling groups, i.e. engineering, maintenance, quality, validation, environmental health and safety.
+ Leads technical improvement projects aimed at defect reduction, improved equipment reliability, and better equipment utilization.
+ Serves as customer project manager on equipment purchases or improvements; interface closely with engineering to specify user requirements, review and approve drawings, define project scopes.
+ Collaborates with other enabling departments (Quality, Engineering, Maintenance, etc.) to assure initiatives are successful.
+ Provides concise and thorough updates on initiatives to site leadership.
+ Mentor junior level colleagues inside and outside of department.
+ Applicant must have HS Diploma with ten years of relevant experience; OR an Associate’s degree with eight years of experience; OR a Bachelor’s degree with at least five years of experience; OR a Master’s degree with more than three years of experience; OR a Ph.D. with 0-2 years of experience.
+ Demonstrated ability to contribute to and lead project teams.
+ Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills.
+ Relevant pharmaceutical industry experience.
+ Pharmaceutical experience in Operations, Engineering.
+ Excellent written and oral communication skills.
+ Project management experience.
+ Six Sigma Certification.
Candidate will be required to gown and execute responsibilities according to departmental procedures.
+ Standing, walking, and sitting.
+ Occasional lifting/lowering up to 55 pounds.
+ Able to wear safety PPE (Hard hat, body harness, face shield).
+ Able to work under clean room (GRADE C/D) environments with appropriate gowning.
**Non-standard work schedule, travel or environment requirements**
+ Up to 5% domestic and/or international travel.
+ This operation will work 24x7x365 covered by three 8-hour shifts: 1st Shift (0600-1400), 2nd Shift (1400-2200), 3rd Shift (2200-0600). Weekend, holiday, and overtime work may be required to meet business and customer needs.
+ Work Location Assignment:On Premise.
**Other job details**
+ Last day to apply: December 13, 2023.
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $90,800.00 to $151,300.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 12.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.
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**EEO & Employment Eligibility**
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