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Section Manager, Packaging

Company: Pfizer
Location: Rocky Mount
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


The Packaging Section Manager position provides an opportunity to utilize management skills to successfully support the production process. Responsibilities will include managing Production Supervisors and employees. The Manufacturing Section Manager will be responsible for driving the efficiencies of the overall manufacturing systems impacting quality operations of their respective area of operation, including maintenance, batch record, manufacturing quality, reliability, training, etc. The proper candidate will have strong organizational and leadership skills to effectively coordinate and prioritize their own time as well as staffing time for daily activities to ensure that work projects are completed efficiently.


  • Coach and mentor the production supervisors and manufacturing teams.
  • Actively improve existing systems (batch records, SOPs, training requirements, financial reporting, etc.).
  • Effectively interact with Quality Assurance to maintain quality requirements of production/ processing.
  • Ensure systems are in place and effective for conducting, evaluating, training and implementing Standard Operating Procedures for existing production areas.
  • Ensure effective management of financial variances, quality issue resolution and reporting.
  • Ensure effective coordination and scheduling of activities to support respective area of operation.
  • Provide assistance in development and review of batch records of new and existing projects, assist in establishing and orienting new projects for production as well as initiation of exception reports as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.


  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • 7 years of experience in a supervisory/managerial capacity required.
  • cGMP procedures and guidelines is required.
  • Strong track record in leading and managing a diverse group of employees.
  • Must be detail oriented to prevent errors and/or recognize unexpected results.
  • Ability to support QA needs and handle CAPA or OOS manufacturing issues, able to drive environment to manage to a low tolerance of deviations or media failures a must.
  • Strong technical and operational problem solving is a must.
  • Good computer skills and good knowledge of common PC spreadsheet and word processing software are required.


  • 5 years experience in a pharmaceutical or FDA regulated industry highly preferred.
  • Packaging/finishing experience is preferred.


Stand up to 10-12 hours per shift, twist at waist 20 times per hour, regularly lift up to 35 pounds per activity 20 times per shift, occasionally lift a maximum of 50 pounds per activity 10 times per shift, occasionally may lift over 50 pounds with assistance, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/walk on catwalks, repetitive use of upper extremities.

Use computer terminal 2 hours per shift, respond to visual warning indicators, respond to audible indicators, respond to color or special visual indicators, work around moving equipment, work on knees occasionally, wear specialized protective clothing, wear PPE (safety shoes/glasses/etc), work in hot or cold environment, work in hearing conservation area


  • 3rd shift, 11 pm - 7 am, M-F


  • Last date to apply: 6/4/21
  • Eligible for employee referral bonus
  • Eligible for Relocation Package

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.


Keywords: Pfizer, Rocky Mount , Section Manager, Packaging, Other , Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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