Associate Director-Continuous Improvement-Pharmacueticals

Associate Director-Continuous Improvement-Pharmacueticals page is loaded Associate Director-Continuous Improvement-Pharmacueticals Apply locations United States – New York – Pearl River time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id 4878730 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 AchieveYour organizational skills will help us integrate our continuous improvement programs across the organization. Thanks to your knowledge and skills, it will be ensured that the improvement programs yield results, and strengthen the overall business strategies. You will establish and maintain performance metrics to measure program success and put in place process excellence support for program governance and project reviews. You will work as a coach and a facilitator for improvement projects as well as maintain performance metrics to measure program success.It is your hard work and dedication that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.How You Will Achieve ItDevelop ideas and lead projects across the subdivision.Develop and manage plans to achieve objectives.Support the identification and installation of metrics to evaluate effectiveness of process improvements.ROLE RESPONSIBILITIESIdentify and implement process improvements across High- throughput Sample Logistics & Solutions ( HSLS) operations, including physical sample flow, systems interfaces, technician tasks and activities, workload balancing, etc.Define, track, and report on operational metrics to identify opportunities for improvements to HSLS Customer Service and Quality.Oversee forward-looking forecasting of human and facility / machine capacity needs based on clinical study needs, sample requirements, and / or patient enrollment projections.Host and facilitate regular continuous improvement working sessions with HSLS employees to gather input, prioritize, and gain alignment on improvement opportunities.Develop business case justifications for improvements in HSLS operations and facility.Collaborate with teams outside HSLS to provide input to prioritization of LIMS and other systems improvementsProactively identify opportunities to enhance sample throughput, process efficiency, cycle time, cost, or other operational metrics for HSLS.QualificationsMust-HaveBachelor’s degree in one of the disciplines relating to drug development, business management, or organizational effectiveness.10+ years of experience in pharmaceutical, diagnostics, or clinical laboratory industries – sample experience strongly preferredStrong experience with successful implementation of business processes improvements in pharmaceutical manufacturing, production and research.Strong project management, change management and problem-solving skill setsStrong experience in global/multi-national pharmaceutical environment, including direct experience either in Labeling, Regulatory Submissions, or Regulatory Affairs roleExtensive business experience at required level to enable thorough understanding of the responsibilities associated with strategic pursuit and tactical application of evolving business processes.Experience in coaching, developing and influencing people at various levels of the organization.Excellent knowledge of tools used to design processes and process flows, etc.Strong consultation, project management and relationship building skills and a proven track record of leading diverse cross-functional teamsExcellent communication skills, both written and verbalNice-to-HaveMaster’s degreeCapability in Lean tools and/or desire to grow Lean capabilities to further drive continuous improvementTraining in a GCLP environment and regulatory guidelinesAbility to anticipate situations and problems and take initiative & appropriate action.Proven ability to define and lead projects, track and execute with quality and timeliness on complex programs of work.Strong analytical skills, excellent problem-solving skillsDrive innovation across the teamPHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to perform work while standing/sitting.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTSThis position may require weekend work and evening work to meet critical business timelines.This position may require limited travel to scientific meetings, between Pfizer sites, and other business-related travel.Relocation support availableWork Location Assignment: On PremiseRelocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility. Pfizer 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 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. Continuous Imprv and Proj Mgmt 0:00  /  1:59 About Us Pfizer careers are like no other. In our culture of individual ownership, we believe in our ability to improve future healthcare, and potential to transform millions of lives. We’re looking for new talent to join our global community, to unearth new innovative therapies that make the world a healthier place.

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