Senior Manager / Team Leader Packaging Operations
Senior Manager / Team Leader Packaging Operations
Org Marketing Statement
All over the world, Pfizer colleagues are working together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Each position at Pfizer touches and contributes to the success of our business and our world. That’s why, as one of the global leaders in the biopharmaceutical industry, Pfizer is committed to seeking out inspired new talent who share our core values and mission of making the world a healthier place.
Responsible for the packaging operations, leading the team leaders and staff to ensure that all tasks are conducted in accordance with applicable guidelines and policies, and in conformance with appropriate standards, such as FDA's current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). Responsible for the financial performance of the department, managing spending and inventories to align with fluctuations in product demand. Works with the Inspection operations team to define and implement strategy to achieve results as measured by established metrics, and to continuously improve operational performance. Responsible for developing and executing plans desired to consistently achieve unit deliverables related to all of the mission elements. Manages all aspects of direct report development including Career Development, Performance Management, Training, Business unit Goals and Objectives, as well as supporting and demonstrating all of the Pfizer Leader Behaviors. The successful candidate will be able to balance the immediacy of daily operations with the longer term goals and vision of the Packaging organization through the development of an organizational culture that values colleague involvement while establishing ownership and accountability. Works as an integral member of the leadership team, effectively interfacing with peers to drive competitiveness through established initiatives.
Applies advanced in-depth technical and industry-specific principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to new principles and concepts. Develops new applications based on professional principles and theories. Demonstrated skills in leading, planning, and developing a successful business operation. Provides deep, detailed knowledge over multiple processes, within function or business unit.
Problem Solving and Innovation:
Works on unusually complex problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and/or ingenious. Ability to gather, analyze and interpret, relate and compare information from multiple sources and identify complex cause and effect relationships. Benchmarking and trend analysis are integral to work assigned. Resolves conflicts. Able to personally adapt and successfully adjust personal and work unit priorities in response to a variety of situations (involving business changes and people issues). Interacts with diverse and complex audiences. Operates within established HR policies. Successfully resolves unique colleague relations issues.
Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence:
Works under consultative direction, toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments sometimes self-initiated. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work is checked through consultation and agreement with others rather than by formal review of superior. Interprets policies & procedures that typically affect subordinate organizational units. Recommends changes to organizational/functional policies. Has autonomy and freedom to act on activities specific to assigned area.
Impact and Organizational Contribution:
Exerts influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally result in critical delays and modifications to projects or operations; cause substantial expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds; and jeopardize future business activity. Develops advanced ideas and guides their development into a final product. Has significant impact within plant or across plants and/or global functions. Monitors and manages the efforts of colleagues and leaders to achieve delivery of mid-term to longer-term goals. Leads and motivates others, generating commitment and a shared sense of purpose. Empowers others to contribute their best. Persuades, negotiates, and collaborates with other departments to achieve mutual goals.
Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and programs. Advisor to management and customers on advanced studies and applications. Frequent contacts with equivalent level managers and customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, or contractual clarifications. Conducts briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives. Job focus is operational and tactical. Generally accomplishes results through subordinate supervisors, or Staff specialist colleagues. Subject to approval, modifies organizational responsibilities of assigned units. Develops and administers budgets, schedules and performance standards. Interacts with key decision makers to understand business drivers outside of immediate area.
Time Span of Work:
Projects and tasks covering mid-term (3 to 6 months) to longer term (6 to 12 months) deliverables; Work measured at major milestones
Working with Union:
Experience in managing a union work environment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree plus minimum of 14 years of experience or Master’s degree plus 12 years of experience required. Minimum 5 years prior supervisory or management experience required. Aseptic Manufacturing, pharmaceutical formulation development and project management experience highly desirable. Demonstrated skills in leading; operational planning; integrating, managing and/or coordinating similar/related teams, units, work processes and/or functions. Comprehensive demonstrated skills in communicating (oral and written) effectively with diverse individuals/groups; facilitating trust, understanding, growth, empowering and enabling employee, business and customer relationships. Proven track record of delivering results consistently while being a role model for the Pfizer Leader Behaviors
PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Lifting up to 25 lbs., sitting, standing, walking, climbing stairs, ability to travel, drive, weekend work in manufacturing and warehouse environment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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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