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Manager/TL - API Warehouse Operations role is responsible for 24/7 receipt, storage, and movement of materials in support of Pfizer Kalamazoo Supply Chain Operations. This role provides supervision of hourly warehouse colleagues and ensures all active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) warehouse operations are conducted in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) following all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and in compliance with all regulatory requirements (i.e. FDA, DEA, DOT, HAZMAT, EPA, etc.). The role also coordinates and manages all personnel activities for their team to ensure appropriate staffing coverage in the department including hiring, on-boarding, training, performance management (annual cycle and special circumstances), workload balancing, and colleague development. The scope of the support includes API incoming raw material and intermediate operations.


+ Supervises hourly warehouse personnel.

+ Enables successful execution in the storage and delivery of goods to support manufacturing operations.

+ Provides oversight and ensures inventory accuracy as it relates to the entry of transactions, periodic cycle counts and performance of annual physical inventory.

+ Coordinates and manages personnel activities to ensure appropriate staffing coverage in the department including hiring, on-boarding, training, performance management (annual cycle and special circumstances), workload balancing, and colleague development.

+ Ensures compliance with all Process Safety Management program requirements.

+ Operational oversight of the 3rd party logistics provider and warehouse.

+ Active participant of the Supply Chain Operations Safety Team

+ Conducts routine team meetings and shares information with team in a timely and effective manner.

+ Actively engages in colleague development, including timely performance feedback, appraisals, and other aspects of the performance management process.

+ Responsible for GMP and governmental regulatory compliance as it relates to documentation practices in the completion of inventory control, receiving, material handling and shipping records.

+ Works with internal and external customers to ensure service levels are met through effective communication and problem solving.

+ IMEx Process Centric Team Lead and serves as a change agent for continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of compliance, safety, risk minimization, product quality and waste reduction through the application of IMEx principles.

+ Creates a state of audit readiness by ensuring the warehouses and equipment is maintained and cleaned appropriately to meet required standards.

+ Owns quality investigations and identifies/implements corrective actions resulting from inspections and incident reviews.

+ Assists manager with special projects and other duties as assigned.


+ Education and prior pharmaceutical, warehouse, transportation and/or manufacturing experience required for this role. Prior experience includes strong knowledge, support and capability related transportation and warehouse methods and practices. Qualifying military experience may also be considered in lieu of industrial experience. Specifics are as follows:

+ Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management Engineering, Business or Science with a minimum of 5+ years of experience and 3+ years demonstrated leadership capability in a pharmaceutical, warehouse, transportation and/or manufacturing environment

+ Ability to independently manage, organize, problem solve and manage multiple priorities in a fast pace environment.

+ Demonstrates strong leadership capabilities and can work with all levels of colleagues.

+ Proficient with using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

+ Must possess strong math, interpersonal, and communication skills (oral and in written form).


+ Experience participating in audits and interacting with regulatory agencies desired

+ Working knowledge of Process Safety Management and HAZMAT regulations

+ SAP experience


+ Ability to perform office work (desk, computer, phone)

+ Ability to stand upright for several consecutive hours absent of any medical restrictions which could restrict completion of required duties.

+ Able to stand and frequently walk between production centers/areas to supervise operations.

+ Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, carrying and/or lifting up to 25 pounds.

+ This position works around moving machines, is exposed to temperature changes and is required to wear personal protective equipment in certain areas.


+ Minimum expectation of 40 hours per week, unless otherwise dictated by management or business needs.

+ Able to work traditional and/or split shifts as well as weekends, holidays and overtime as needed to effectively manage operations and complete production documentation and schedule.

+ May be needed to travel between facilities when necessary.

+ Use of eye protection, gloves and other PPE is required


+ **Last Date to Apply: June 22, 2021**

+ **Eligible for Relocation Package**

+ **Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus**

**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.

Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt

Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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