Director Manufacturing (m/w/d)

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Posted 4 months ago
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Why Patients Need You
Our breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer’s mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.
What You Will Achieve
You will be part of the Site Leadership team and lead the site by setting and delivering ambitious targets on supply, quality, safety and cost in order to achieve the vision of being a fast flexible and focused site. You will collaborate with the Site Leadership team and all functions to drive the delivery of world class manufacturing. Your expertise in the manufacturing domain will help Pfizer determine the manufacturing methods, procedures and tooling requirements.
As a Director, you are a subject matter expert and leverage your knowledge of industry, customer requirements and general business environment to adapt and implement strategic actions for the manufacturing division. Your ability to interpret your division's strategy will establish business priorities that support and set long-term direction for the division. Your managerial skills will help us manage and lead people, technological and financial resources within the division.
It is your dedication that will make it possible for Pfizer’s customers and patients to receive the medicines they need, when they need them.
How You Will Achieve It
  • Set objectives for and manage multiple projects and ongoing work activities within a division or subdivision.
  • Develop and implement strategic direction for product or process improvements.
  • Manage financial controls and practices as appropriate for site management.
  • Ensure operations are in compliance with corporate standards as well as federal and local regulations.
  • Participate in facility planning to ensure that both short-term and long-term product/process business objectives are met.
  • Ensure the operational performance objectives and supporting functions are well-defined, executed and delivered on time, and the SOD Strategic Priorities are aligned and support the overall Pfizer Global Supply vision.
  • Ensure that {Current} Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP} and safety training for all site staff within department is conducted in a timely and efficient manner in order to meet regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Work with Supply Chain, Regulatory Affairs, Technical Services, Environment, Health & Safety and others to evaluate production needs, resolve issues, provide resources and reset direction in order to maximize effective.
  • Oversee investigations and Operational Excellence initiatives, ensuring the use of tools to improve quality, cost, safety and cycle time.
  • Engage with HR to ensure effective talent management culture and identify development opportunities for colleagues and prepare them for future promotional growth.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 10+ years ‘experience
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and achieve significant, complex goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated experience in pharmaceutical/medical device/consumer environment with a track record of increased responsibilities including experience in operations
  • Training in compliance (cGMP) in Pharmaceutical industry, quality, relevant Standard Operating Procedure's/Policies, Operational Excellence tools and processes used at site
  • Excellent planning and project management skills, including ability to handle multiple projects, simultaneously and manage against a work plan
  • Customer focused, cost effective decision in a competitive environment
  • Strong people management experience
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Fluent in German
  • Master's degree
Together we stand for:
Breakthroughs that change patients' lives In order to fulfill our corporate purpose, a value-oriented corporate culture guides our actions. Pfizer's values are: Courage, Excellence, Equity & Joy.
Courage: One bold way we are achieving our goals is our company-wide digital transformation strategy. Our flat hierarchies enable short decision-making paths.
Excellence: We focus on what is really important, take responsibility, measure progress and work together in a spirit of trust. Together we rely on an agile way of working that encourages our employees to balance their private and work lives and to promote personal development.
Equity: We believe that different experiences are valuable, which is why every opinion is heard and valued. These experiences and opinions enrich the entire company. In this way, we promote a diverse and inclusive working environment in which colleagues in various Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) working groups such as, e.g. Engage Empowered Women, LGBT*IQ , DisAbility, X-Gen.
Joy: If we experience our work as meaningful, we get a lot in return. We achieve this by being proud of the contribution we make, appreciating each other and sharing this with joy and recognition. Our BRAVO Award program gives us an appreciative opportunity to do so. Our employees benefit from a comprehensive company health management "Pfizer in Balance" also during working hours.

Living our values extends well-beyond the workplace, you get the opportunity to support people in need and to carry out our efforts around diversity, inclusion & equity, environmental sustainability and against any form of exclusion through volunteering e.g., during our annual engagement days.
Work Location Assignment: On Premise
Breakthroughs that change patientslives - Unser klares Unternehmensziel ist es, Durchbrüche zu erreichen, die das Leben von PatienInnen verändern. Sie sind der Sinn unseres Tuns. Wenn Sie Teil dieser Vision sein wollen und die gleiche Leidenschaft teilen, ist Pfizer der ideale Ort, um eine Karriere zu beginnen oder um eine erfolgreich fortzusetzen.
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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Germany

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Breakthroughs That Change Patients' Lives: Pfizer is a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company. We apply science and our global resources to deliver innovative therapies that extend and significantly improve lives. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.To learn more, visit For additional information on our guidelines, please visit Beware of scams from individuals, organizations and Internet sites claiming to represent Pfizer in recruitment activities. A formal Pfizer recruitment process is required for all authorized positions posted by Pfizer prior to issuing an offer of employment. This Pfizer process includes an interview and never requires payment or fees from job applicants. If you receive a suspicious email message or phone call about recruiting on behalf of Pfizer, do not provide any personal information or pay any fees. Interested candidates should apply to current openings through this Pfizer website. Pfizer accepts no responsibility for any costs or charges incurred as a result of fraudulent activity.
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