Pfizer Operation Professional in McPherson, Kansas


The Operation Professional- Supply Chain role is responsible for driving resolution of inventory issues affecting operations and communicating with procurement and suppliers to ensure business continuity for operations. This role partners with the business unit leads on consumable demands and driving action with procurement to meet these demands. Responsible for Operations related purchase orders and associated budgets.


  • Responsible for Operations related purchase orders and associated budgets. This includes verification of receipt of goods, PO approval, PO issue resolution, and development of POs, spend rate and waste reduction analysis.

  • Operations lead for supplier quality review boards.

  • Responsible for owning and completion of change control activities for consumable changes.

  • Analyze historical volume trends and adjust forecasting model for the managed POs.


  • Preferred BS in Industrial Engineering or related technical discipline.

  • Preferred 2-4 years of experience in inventory management, Operational Excellence, or Operations; pharmaceutical manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Strong data driven decision making skills.

  • Preferred: Knowledge of cGMPs and manufacturing procedures and standards.

  • Works independently with minimal guidance.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in influencing and motivating teams without a direct authority, presenting data, and stakeholder management.

  • Proven effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office programs, including MS Project or equivalent.



  • Remains organized & positive in ambiguous and fast-paced, rapidly changing situations

  • Interface and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholder groups


Limited travel required. Non-standard work hour support of global conference calls, 24/7 manufacturing, etc. required when needed, though not typical of weekly requirements.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

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  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 26, 2018

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.