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Product Introduction Project Manager

Company: Pfizer
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why Patients Need YouAt Pfizer, our mission is to inspire a best-in-class culture of continuous improvement and project management that empowers colleagues and enables simple, effective processes. Whether you are managing projects or liaising with others, your contribution in this team will help in making our work easier and faster so that we can deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives.What You Will AchieveYou will plan, oversee, and manage operational aspects of new product introductions, product transfer projects and ongoing improvement projects with significant regulatory impact. You will serve as a liaison between Project Team and Site Leadership, and with above-site stakeholders as the project requires. You will support our programs by managing the review of the status of the project, budget, schedules and preparing status reports. You will assess project issues and develop resolutions to meet productivity, quality and client satisfaction goals. Where needed, you will lead renegotiations of project schedule or budget without sacrificing product quality or regulatory compliance.As a Manager, you provide guidance to operational teams for managing projects. Your planning skills will help in preparing forecasts for resource requirements, and providing areas of improvement for products, processes or services. Through your comprehensive knowledge of principles, concepts and theories of this discipline, you will work towards advancing new concepts and methodologies. You will be able to take a leadership role to facilitate agreements between different teams.It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.How You Will Achieve ItDefine project scope & deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with stakeholders.Lead projects, coach and motivate project team members, and manage own time to meet objectives.Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools. Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path activities.Forecast and plan resource requirements (people, financial and technology) for projects across the department. Communicate project requirements and milestones clearly to enable project resource forecasts and planning in other departments.Effectively communicate project plan, expectations, issues and mitigation strategies to project team, managers, site leadership, and above site stakeholders as needed.Manage and participate in projects and other activities for developing best practices or in support of operational imperatives.QualificationsMust-HaveBachelor's Degree in a technical field5+ years of experienceDemonstrated experience in a project management capacity with cross functional team members.Experience with manufacturing environmentsPro-active and has a creative, entrepreneurial attitude with evidence of ability to execute key projects in a team oriented, collaborative environmentExcellent oral and written communication skillsProficiency with computer and software applications "-- - -Nice-to-HaveSpecific experience managing pharmaceutical/technical/medical devices projects and/or clinical programsKnowledge of the workings of pharmaceutical manufacturing, and associated processesExperience in a cGMP manufacturing environmentProject Management degree or certificationExperience in consumer or customer facing rolesKnowledge and certification of operational excellence methodologies (Six Sigma and Lean etc.)Resilience and agility in conforming to shifting priorities and timelines "-- - --- --- --- -Physical/Mental RequirementsAdept at conducting research into project-related issues and productsMust be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologiesAble to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environmentOther Job DetailsEligible for Relocation PackagePfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.-- - As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.Sunshine ActPfizer 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 EligibilityPfizer 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.Continuous Imprv and Proj Mgmt

Keywords: Pfizer, Kalamazoo , Product Introduction Project Manager, Executive , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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