Pfizer Mgr/TL in Rochester, Michigan


  • Working Manager Role overseeing all Capital projects in the Rochester Site.

  • Accountable for cost control, capital governance and project execution of the overall capital portfolio.

  • Interacts with internal business partners to establish and define requirements for assigned facility, utility, packaging, and manufacturing projects.

  • Oversees development of conceptual designs, preliminary budgets and schedules for assigned business areas.

  • Assists project managers with the preparation of Capital Project Appropriation requests (CPAs) for assigned business area.

  • Oversees development of "Request for Proposal" documents for design services, construction services and major equipment items as appropriate.

  • Oversees development of RFP's (Request for Purchase) for purchases major equipment items as required for proper implementation of assigned projects.

  • Insures that area projects are managed in accordance with best practices including on-time start-up, completion within budget and meeting established business partner expectations for successful project outcome(s).

  • Ensures project compliance with applicable PGS standards and best practices.

  • Provides validation Installation and Operational Qualification (IQ/OQ) documentation for assigned projects as applicable.

  • Maintain technical skills in the latest techniques for project management and engineering technology.

  • Provides technical expertise in support of capital projects.

  • Maintain awareness of new developments in the engineering technologies and their application.

  • Researches and Develops potential new technical solutions related to site projects.

Functional/Technical Knowledge: Applies extensive technical and industry-specific expertise, and has full knowledge of the requirements of other related disciplines. Demonstrated skills in leading, planning, and developing successful business processes/business units.

Problem Solving and Innovation: Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity, innovation, and creativity. Ability to gather, analyze and interpret, relate and compare information from multiple sources and identify cause and effect relationships. Ensures solutions are consistent with organizational objectives. Able to adapt and respond positively to a variety of situations and people in order to meet changing departmental priorities. Operates within established HR policies. Experienced in colleague relations issues.

Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence: Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises some latitude in determining objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long- term perspective, for desired results. Interprets policies & procedures that typically affect subordinate organizational units. Recommends changes to operating policies.

Impact and Organizational Contribution: Guides the successful completion of major programs and may be in a team or project leadership role. Contributes to achievement of team, plant and/or global goals. Ensures that projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments would normally result in serious delays to assigned projects resulting in considerable expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds. Monitors and manages the efforts of colleagues and subordinate leaders to achieve delivery of short-term to mid-term goals. Leads and motivates others, generating commitment and a shared sense of purpose. Empowers others to contribute their best.

Teamwork/Influence: Represents the organization as the contact on projects. Interacts with senior internal and/or external personnel on matters often requiring coordination between organizations. Frequent contacts with internal personnel and outside customer representatives at various management levels concerning operations or scheduling of specific phases of projects or contracts. Conducts briefings and participates in technical meetings for internal and external representatives concerning specific operations. Actively involved in daily operations. Accomplishes results through lower level subordinate supervisors or through experienced Staff colleagues, who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments. May head a centralized functional activity.

Experience Required:

  • 5-10 years related experience with BA/BS in engineering or equivalent.

  • 5+ years related experience with MBA/MS in engineering or equivalent preferred.

Experience in a pharmaceutical / FDA-regulated manufacturing environment. A working knowledge of cGMP and facility/equipment validation requirements.

Demonstrated commitment to values-based leadership and achieving objectives in a manner that is supportive of the Pfizer values and leader behaviors.

Demonstrated leadership, management and technical capabilities.

Demonstrated ability to prepare and administer estimates, budgets, schedules, and apply resources to accomplish projects on schedule. Ability to manage multiple priorities and a successful track record of managing projects.

Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the Pfizer organization.

PMP Certification or PE License preferred

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.

The job is open only to Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. ยง 1324b(a)(3), namely, Citizens or Nationals of the United States, Lawful Permanent Residents ("green card holders"), Refugees and Asylees.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 1/23/2019 Eligible for Relocation PackageEligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.