**Why Patients Need You**

This posting is for (2) Production Lead III positions. One will have primary responsibility for Prep/Formulation and the other for Filling/Freeze Dry. Role will be determined by best fit.

**What You Will Achieve**

The Production Lead III is responsible for providing leadership and direction to meet production demand and requirements. Liaison between work team and support groups to execute production schedules. Establish efficient processes, monitoring specific results, and improve identified process opportunities using IMEx, Right First Time (RFT) and Lean principles. Assists in identifying problems and communicating issues impacting production activities. Drives timely resolution to production floor obstacles and contributes to solutions using Method 1 and Quality Risk Management (QRM). Serves as an operations subject matter expert for the work team and Deviation Report Coordinator (DRC), where appropriate. Works with project teams to develop production related documentation, user requirements and to execute capital related activities. Works with procurement and packaging engineering to monitor component issues and conduct feasibility assessments/line trials as needed.

Production Lead III is also responsible for supporting the work team operation to ensure that applicable safety guidelines/policies are followed, and that all tasks are conducted in accordance with appropriate processing standards, such as FDA’s current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s).

**How You Will Achieve It**

Works in a complex integrated computerized manufacturing environment. Using IMEx Tier’d communication, plans, coordinates and facilitates the work activities of work team colleagues by providing leadership and advice. Monitors, evaluates and revises operations activities/processes or manufacturing equipment to maximize quality and provides assistance. Has a thorough knowledge of department and organization policies and procedures. Drives results on multiple intra-plant teams and also leads intra plant teams to drive programmatic changes. This position is responsible to drive adherence to production schedules, direct day to day work team activities, and provide input to shift supervision on work team colleague performance. Performs necessary functions to convert raw material into product through complex integrated manufacturing processes. Maintains and improves work team processes to achieve optimal operating efficiency. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards and all regulatory requirements.

Lead a diverse team in day-to-day manufacturing activities to ensure that quality output is being achieved.

Maintain a 24/7 schedule, which includes approving and denying vacation requests based on business needs.

Proficient use of Pfizer Learning Academy(PLA), Quality Tracking System (QTS), WorkCenter Performance Monitoring (WPM), and SAP are desired.

Work with Supervision to create a diverse, effective, and productive team through the selection and mentoring of our workforce.

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 and groups.

Experience in the operating area (formulation, filling, inspection, packaging or freeze handling) and strong technical skills are desired.

Ensures all members of the team are trained for their roles and tasks and ensures training compliance of the team.

Consistently makes significant contributions to the achievement of the team, plant and/or global objectives. Exemplifies and instills in others an Ownership mentality. Demonstrates active involvement in daily production operations. Maintains frequent contact with all stakeholders and impacted organizations concerning operations and production scheduling. Engages the right subject matter experts to help resolve unplanned events efficiently. Works and communicates well across the vaccine value stream.

**Must-Have Qualifications**

+ High school diploma / general education degree (GED) plus

+ 3+ years as a Production Lead II, OR

+ 9+ years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably GMP

**Nice-To-Have Qualification**

+ Mechanical experience/aptitude

+ Experience with computer systems (MS office)

+ Mathematical and reasoning skills

+ Written & oral communication skills

+ Demonstrated leadership of teams

+ Aseptic environment experience

+ Proven Pfizer manufacturing experience.


+ Office environment, with frequent time in the manufacturing areas.

+ Possible exposure to high noise environments, solvents, and pharmaceutical ingredients.

+ Workers may be exposed to Electromagnetic Fields within this position.

+ Use of hearing and eye protection is required.

+ Must be available to support 24/7 – 365 operations.


Position will work closely with shop floor operators, production support enablers, Quality Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, Maintenance, and other enabling partners.


+ Frequent time in both manufacturing and office environments. The manufacturing environment includes equipment with moving parts.

+ Must be able to perform gowning requirements for entry in the manufacturing areas.

+ Requires lifting, sitting, standing, walking, stair climbing and roof access.


Will start as an 8-hour day shift while in project mode then transition to a day shift, 12-hour shift, requiring arriving early to conduct Tier 0 meeting with previous shift.

**Other Job Details:**

+ Last day to Apply: September 29, 2023

+ Eligible for Relocation Assistance: NO

+ Work Location Assignment:On Premise

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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**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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