Director, Site Technology and Product Development Services
Company: Pfizer Inc.
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: November 7, 2019
Provide leadership, strategic direction, and technical oversight of
Site Technical Services in support of the site's manufacturing,
process development, and technical operations. Be an active member
of the Site Leadership Team. Attract, retain and grow technical
talent. Set strategy and direction for technical aspects of site
operations. Connect to the Pfizer Global Supply (PGS) network in
support of technology implementation, product development,
knowledge transfer and technical issue resolution. Be externally
connected to bring contemporary and innovative solutions to PGS
The primary function of the Director, Site Technology and Product
Development Service s is the development and application of
advanced manufacturing, science and technology processes by
monitoring process performance against expectations to ensure
product quality. This individual will partner with manufacturing
and process development, ensuring the successful execution of
quality lots with respect to process performance and product
The Director will explore potential process improvements; as well
as, lead and participate in start-up efforts of new equipment,
software or processes in manufacturing. This person will establish
small-scale production processes and using scaled-down lab
processes to enable process troubleshooting and implement changes
to procedures and creating documentation for changes to
manufacturing processes. This person will manage project activities
through provision of oversight and guidance.
Primary accountabilities include:
- Leadership and development of the key scientific and technical
resource supporting manufacturing processes for site products.
Maintain high standards for the technical work delivered by the
department. Increase the breadth and depth of skill base in
alignment with the site strategic direction.
- Preview/provide feedback and technical/scientific support on
any project deliverable, i.e. remediation strategy, plan reports,
- Contribute to setting and achieving site goals aligned with the
PGS value proposition elements. Will c ontribute to establishing
the strategic direction and tactical plans for the site, being a
key member of project and portfolio steering teams, not limited to
Zero Defects, Process Safety, Strategic Hoshins, Technical Products
Steering Team and EH&S.
- Implement process improvement opportunities and/or corrective
actions to increase yield, maximize capacity, reduce costs and
decrease process variability while maintaining regulatory
- Provide technical support for equipment and process validation
activities, process overview training to support implementation of
new process technologies, and process specifications to support
defining the scope of capital projects.
- Develop lists of potential process improvements; develop data
packages by justifying and outlining recommendations for changes to
or improvements in production processes, collaborating with
technical staff to ensure consistency with corporate process
- Provide change management and implementation for changes to the
manufacturing processes and associated systems and provide training
for technical staff on major changes to processes, equipment and
- Write technical reports summarizing laboratory results,
generating necessary lab data to support product impact assessments
during discrepancy and investigation.
- Provide support for discrepancy and investigation resolution,
equipment and process validation activities, training on new
process technologies and on significant changes to manufacturing
- Ensure EHS standards are promoted and enacted.
- Bachelor in science or engineering related field and 15 years
of pharmaceutical/ manufacturing experience is required. Five years
of management experience required.
- Demonstrated ability to actively participate in the resolution
of technical challenges and technical advances.
- D emonstrated breadth of diverse leadership experiences and
capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate
with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of
other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business
- Demonstrated problem solving, decision making, negotiating and
conflict resolution skills. Must have demonstrated skills in
quantitative analysis, team facilitation and effective
communications (both oral and written).
- Must have an in-depth understanding of GMP and regulatory
- Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage
- Proven history of effective performance management, coaching,
mentoring and commitment to mutual accountability.
- Must demonstrate personal agility and innovation as well as
cultivating similar behavior in team members.
- Master's Degree or PhD in pharmaceutical sciences or related
- 10+ years experience in Sterile Injectables is strongly
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
- Travel up to 15% overnight.
Other Job Details:
- Eligible for Relocation Package
- Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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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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.
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all
applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each
jurisdiction in which it operates.
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