Senior Associate, Business Development and Innovation

Pfizer

4.1

(94)

Groton, CT

Why you should apply for a job to Pfizer:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 79% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 23-25 Week Maternity Leave (Fully paid for birth parents)
  • Family building benefits include $35,000 fertility services + $25,000 adoption and surrogacy services
  • Pfizer is a founding member of Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Gender Parity Collaborative
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    Position summary

    sociate, Business Development and Innovation** to join our dynamic team and touch upon Projects, Innovation, Technology, Strategy and Operational Excellence across Materials Management. Joining our team offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on Pfizer's growth and success through working in a collaborative and supportive environment where ideas are valued and rewarded.

    As a Senior Associate, Business Development and Innovation, you will be at the forefront of our strategic initiatives, spearheading the optimization of our supply chain processes and ensuring seamless logistics operations. You will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on our organization by implementing cutting-edge strategies, fostering strong partnerships, and driving continuous improvement across our supply chain network.

    You will be responsible for promoting innovation and technological advancements and managing continuous improvement opportunities across GMM. You will possess a strong background in business operations and supply chain, and a passion for driving innovation and operational excellence.

    You will work closely with other GMM team members and collaboratively with partner lines and manufacturing colleagues to support all facets of materials management operations. You will also lead and contribute to core areas including audit readiness, investigations, operational excellence/ continuous improvement initiatives, and innovation opportunities.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Strategy & Innovation:

    • Identify and evaluate opportunities for innovation and digital enhancements within the organization, spanning demand planning, material sourcing and physical inventory management.

    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement innovative solutions to improve business processes and drive efficiency.

    • Stay up to date on emerging technologies and trends to identify potential opportunities for digital transformation and business specific automation.

    • Identify new business opportunities and develop strategies to expand GMM's presence.

    Systems Upkeep:

    • Oversee the adaptability and maintenance of existing GMM systems, ensuring their reliability and functionality.

    • Collaborate with digital teams to implement system upgrades, integrations, and enhancements.

    • Utilize data analytics and demand planning tools to support materials management, demand forecasting and inventory optimization.

    Continuous Improvement & Data Analytics:

    • Identify areas for operational improvement and develop strategies to optimize processes while ensuring compliance.

    • Leverage systems and data visualization software to derive meaningful metrics and support business decision making.

    • Lead and support Operational Excellence and continuous improvement initiatives to enhance connection with Global Materials Management partners and customers, increase productivity, quality, and stakeholder satisfaction.

    • Identify and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) and best practices, ensuring our supply chain remains agile, adaptable, and responsive to market demands.

    Culture and Behaviors

    • Foster a collaborative and inclusive environment within GMM and other departments to create multidisciplinary approach and leveraging diverse perspectives for improvement.

    • Lead by example, embodying the highest standards of behaviors, and inspiring others.

    • Promote transparency across the business development areas.

    • Emphasize the importance of leadership, teamwork, ethical conduct, adaptability, and quality culture within the team.

    • Demonstrate resilience in the face of challenges, maintaining composure and guiding the team through periods of change.

    • Cross-site coordination - Drive business needs and innovation across multiple sites or locations, ensuring consistency in practices and adherence to global standards.

    Additional core responsibilities across Global Materials Management

    • This role will be responsible for a host of different activities across GMM, including site operations and facilities, demand planning & scheduling activities.

    • You will also be expected to perform investigational activities, support audits and inspections, lead/host department wide meetings, author and review SOPs, training material and supporting documents.

    • Ensure adherence to GMP and quality/compliance standards.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • B.S./B.S.E degree in STEM, preferably in the fields of supply chain, logistics or industrial engineering OR equivalent professional experience.

    • Knowledge/experience in continuous improvement and operational excellence

    • Ability to lead and manage projects.

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Strong interpersonal skills and accountability in day-to-day interactions with an operational focus on business goals, customers and process.

    • Demonstrated competency using Microsoft Office Package

    • Experience and/or knowledge of cGMP, including technical writing and SOPs.

    PREFERRED QUALIIFICATIONS

    • Masters/Graduate Degree

    • Experience working within the Pharmaceutical Industry, GMP materials management.

    • Basic database coding experience (i.e. SQL or similar)

    • Experience with data visualization software (i.e. Spotfire, or Tableau) is preferred.

    PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

    • Primarily an office-based role involving sitting, walking, delivering presentations, active engagement with colleagues, customers, partners, etc.

    NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

    • Position is an "on site" role, expected to work out of the Groton site.

    • Standard work schedule to cover GMP facilities/operations.

    • Role may require aseptic type gowning at times.

    • May need to be available during off hours at times.

    • Occasional US and European travel.

    Other Job Details

    • Relocation support available

    • Work Location Assignment: On Premise

    The annual base salary for this position ranges from $69,700.00 to $116,100.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 7.5% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

    Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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    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. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

    Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt

    Why you should apply for a job to Pfizer:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 79% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 23-25 Week Maternity Leave (Fully paid for birth parents)
  • Family building benefits include $35,000 fertility services + $25,000 adoption and surrogacy services
  • Pfizer is a founding member of Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Gender Parity Collaborative