Ops and Quality Improvement Senior Program Manager

Pfizer Inc. - Rocky Mount, NC (30+ days ago)


The primary function of the Senior Program Manager is to deliver projects which strengthen the site’s regulatory compliance through:

Serving as a project leader for assigned key site projects.
Partnering with manufacturing to uphold quality standards.
Identifying and implementing potential process improvements in conjunction with manufacturing operations and quality.
Participating in start-up efforts of new equipment, software or processes in manufacturing for assigned projects.
Assisting in documenting changes/updates to manufacturing processes and working with manufacturing, engineering, validation and quality to implement those changes.
Reviewing/providing feedback and technical/scientific support on project deliverables, i.e. remediation initiatives, plan reports, etc.

Lead technical teams to support activities and training on new process technologies and/or on significant changes to manufacturing procedures

Proposes process improvement opportunities and/or corrective actions to improve regulatory compliance.

Provides technical support and conducts process overview training to support implementation of new process technologies and assists in defining the scope of capital projects.

Executes lists of potential process improvements, creates data packages by justifying and outlining recommendations for changes to or improvements in production processes and collaborates with technical staff and QET to implement process technology initiatives.

Coordinates change management and implementation for changes to the manufacturing processes and associated systems.

Tracks and reports progress of assigned projects and other projects as deemed critical by the Director, Ops and Quality Improvement.

Mentors one to two Senior Project Engineers.


Bachelor’s degree required. Engineering, Science or Program Management discipline preferred.
Minimum of 7 years experience in a manufacturing site. 4 or more of those years in a pharmaceutical facility.
Minimum of 5 years leadership experience.
Familiar with global regulations on devices, drugs, validation/qualification requirements.
Excellent communication skills and attention to details.
A diverse background working in multiple departments and disciplines is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to successfully track projects in a software tracking system such as Microsoft Project or Excel.
Proven ability to influence outcomes with no direct authority.
Must be able to collaborate effectively with others and build strong partnerships across functional areas and at all levels of the organization.
Expected to drive a team from other functional areas without direct reporting responsibility in order to meet timelines that have a direct impact on site compliance initiatives.

Bachelor’s degree required. Engineering, Science or Program Management discipline preferred.
Master’s degree preferred
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Last Date to Apply for Job: May 26, 2018

Eligible for Relocation Package

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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