Pfizer Logistics Manager, EVIM in Groton, Connecticut
As an External Vendor Inventory Management (EVIM) Global Material Coordinator, the successful candidate will play an integral part in the procurement, demand planning and scheduling of materials for use across a global spectrum. This position will offer the opportunity to collaborate with partner lines while assuring maximization of productivity at and between multiple internal and external supply chain facilities. The successful candidate will be required to follow GMP standards, and for assuring compliance with Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies along with all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines (e.g. FDA, TSA, MHRA, DEA, CT Drug Control).
The successful candidate will be positioned to lead and influence continuous improvement throughout all phases of Material Management, with a focus on all aspects of material coordination, controlled substances, SOP's and forward-thinking initiatives.
The position is based in Groton, CT but will collaborate with Pharma and Biologics teams located throughout the Pfizer network. Additional support locations may be added based on business developments/requirements.
The business lines within scope of this role include but are not limited to internal and external drug product manufacturing, comparative medicine, clinical pack and label, external logistics partners, and clinical research units.
Core activities include:
Regular interaction with External Operational Units, Manufacturing, Suppliers, Analytical, Quality and other partner groups to ensure accuracy is reflected in the demand forecast and supply plan.
Daily interaction on a global spectrum.
Supports External Logistics, Clinical Packaging & Labeling, and Clinical Research Units.
Management of all material types in support of the supply chain
Coordinate sub-division and moves offinished goods between manufacturing and packaging operations.
Demand planning and scheduling for external operational areas.
Self-manage across global coordination spectrum.
Project leadership, successful candidate will be expected to lead process improvements and other departmental projects.
Follow and assure compliance with GMP standards, Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies along with all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines (e.g. FDA, TSA, MHRA, DEA, CT Drug Control).
Prepare for and participate in audits and inspections.
Participate in and lead investigational activities (to include CAPA) related to the department.
Gain a full understanding of facilities and operational areas that impact supply chain materials.
This is a great opportunity for someone seeking a complex cross functional role within a multi facet department.
Self-manage global logistics coordination responsibilities and activities.
Work across global spectrum daily, interacting with other members of the internal and external global logistics management group.
Manage the introduction of GMP materials into Pharm Sci Validated Inventory Systems (Microsoft Dynamics AX, PeopleSoft, Clinicopia, CSDS)
Create and manage new material masters
Own electronic data interchange messaging (XML) betweenexternal and Pfizer ERP systems
Manage change control and encompassing process
Reviews and monitors global external inventory management schedules to ensure material availability meets expected due dates
Coordinate with multiple project/manufacturing teams globally
Demand planning and scheduling for multiple customer bases
Identify and manage material lifeline/lot genealogy
Regularly assess inventory availability
Coordinate clinical supplies globally
Proactively engage stakeholders
Identify and correct potential scheduling problems
Establish replenishment, run slow moving inventory reports, expired stock reports and coordinate material disposals.
Participate in and lead continuous improvement projects and limited duration teams
Perform investigational activities (to include within quality system)
Lead, contribute & coordinate meetings
Ability to present within department meetings and beyond
Global and local SOP development, remediation and writing
Develop and deploy training
Onboard new colleagues
Participate in the integration of new organizations
Prepare for and participate in departmental audits/inspections
Proven capabilities to represent the department and company as a whole
Manage departmental projects related to process, operations, improvements and acquisitions.
Bachelor's Degree required and/or 5-year experience in related/comparable disciplines
Experience and or knowledge of a cGMP environment to include clean areas
Experience in a regulated work environment
Project management skillset
Previous leadership role
Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic work environment
Experience with inventory management concepts
Deviation reporting, preventive and corrective actions
Knowledge of planning, inventory management, reporting and other supply chain/logistics preferred
Proficient with computer systems to include:
ERP Systems (Microsoft Dynamics preferred, SAP/M3/Clinicopia acceptable)
Document Management System
Databases, word processing, spreadsheets.
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
- Occasional US and European travel. Duration: 1 day - 2 weeks
Last Day to Apply: May 20, 2020
Additional Location Information: Groton, CT OR Sandwich, UK
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes
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.
Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt