Pfizer Capital Project Manager in Kalamazoo, Michigan

About Pfizer

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Role Description

Work in a business partner relationship with operations to lead and manage a portfolio of high-impact, high-criticality capital projects supporting update and expansion of aseptic filling and freeze-drying operations at Pfizer's largest US drug product manufacturing facility. Ability to effectively balance a portfolio of up to 40 projects ranging from $1-million to $100-million. This role primary supports the Kalamazoo, Michigan manufacturing site, but there are opportunities to interface with and support Capital Project Engineering on a global scale.


Effectively interact with leadership and partner with Operations to establish priorities and define requirements for the portfolio of projects within the assigned area.Ensure our aseptic drug product capital investments use the best technology, have the best outcomes for our business, and align with contemporary standards.Assist project sponsors with the preparation and submittal of Capital Project Appropriation requests (CPAs). CPAs to include project descriptions, justifications, scope definitions, cost estimates, budgets, schedules, analyses of alternatives and other required information.Serve as subject matter expert (SME) for one or more of the following critical aseptic processing areas:-Formulation and Sterile Preparation-Vial Handling-Vial washing and depyrogenation-Filling, stoppering and capping-Traying-Lyophilizationand maintain a working familiarity with current industry best practices in those areas.Provide or arrange for development of complete design documentation for assigned projects. Select, manage and coordinate the efforts of design consultants and firms as appropriate. Develop "Request for Proposal" documents for design services, construction services and major equipment items as appropriate.Administer, resolve, and control all design, construction, contractual and financial aspects of the project.Ensure that all applicable local, state and federal regulatory requirements are met on assigned projects.Maintain technical skills in the latest techniques for project management and aseptic processing technology as applied to facilities and equipment design, construction and plant operation.


Education:Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent.Experience:Minimum of 5 years of engineering and/or project management experience.Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: PMP Certification strongly preferredCommunication Skills:Excellent oral and written communication skills.Experienced in a pharmaceutical / FDA-regulated manufacturing environment. A solid working knowledge of cGMP and facility/equipment validation requirements.Demonstrated commitment to values-based leadership and achieving objectives in a manner that is supportive of the Pfizer Values and Leader Behaviors.Ability to write clearly, concisely, and persuasively in a professional environment.Demonstrated ability to build and maintain highly effective teams.Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to perform complex data analysis and develop/manage detailed implementation plans.Ability to track performance against approved plans and react appropriately to unexpected outcomes.Ability to present plans and status updates to leadership and a broad range of stakeholders across the organization

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.

Capital Project Manager Kalamazoo, Michigan 1053585-1852