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Pfizer Section Manager, Packaging in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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 using your extensive management skills to successfully support the production process. You will drive the efficiencies of the overall manufacturing systems impacting quality operations of their respective area of operation, including maintenance, batch record, manufacturing quality, reliability, training, etc.

As a Senior Manager, you will be setting the objectives for multiple projects in your division. Your managerial and organizational skills will help in guiding the people in your division in time management and overall operations. Your understanding of the external marketplace and customer requirements will facilitate in instituting knowledge sharing practices in your team and outside. You shall be relied on to manage operational activities that support the goals of the division and sets direction for its success.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It


The Packaging Section Manager position provides an opportunity to utilize management skills to successfully support the production process. Responsibilities will include managing Production Supervisors and employees. The Manufacturing Section Manager will be responsible for driving the efficiencies of the overall manufacturing systems impacting quality operations of their respective area of operation, including maintenance, batch record, manufacturing quality, reliability, training, etc. The proper candidate will have strong organizational and leadership skills to effectively coordinate and prioritize their own time as well as staffing time for daily activities to ensure that work projects are completed efficiently.


  • Coach and mentor the production supervisors and manufacturing teams.

  • Actively improve existing systems (batch records, SOPs, training requirements, financial reporting, etc.).

  • Effectively interact with Quality Assurance to maintain quality requirements of production/ processing.

  • Ensure systems are in place and effective for conducting, evaluating, training and implementing Standard Operating Procedures for existing production areas.

  • Ensure effective management of financial variances, quality issue resolution and reporting.

  • Ensure effective coordination and scheduling of activities to support respective area of operation.

  • Provide assistance in development and review of batch records of new and existing projects, assist in establishing and orienting new projects for production as well as initiation of exception reports as required.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required.


  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • 7 years of experience in a supervisory/managerial capacity required.

  • cGMP procedures and guidelines is required.

  • Strong track record in leading and managing a diverse group of employees.

  • Must be detail oriented to prevent errors and/or recognize unexpected results.

  • Ability to support QA needs and handle CAPA or OOS manufacturing issues, able to drive environment to manage to a low tolerance of deviations or media failures a must.

  • Strong technical and operational problem solving is a must.

  • Good computer skills and good knowledge of common PC spreadsheet and word processing software are required.


  • 5 years experience in a pharmaceutical or FDA regulated industry highly preferred.

  • Packaging/finishing experience is preferred.


Stand up to 10-12 hours per shift, twist at waist 20 times per hour, regularly lift up to 35 pounds per activity 20 times per shift, occasionally lift a maximum of 50 pounds per activity 10 times per shift, occasionally may lift over 50 pounds with assistance, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/walk on catwalks, repetitive use of upper extremities.

Use computer terminal 2 hours per shift, respond to visual warning indicators, respond to audible indicators, respond to color or special visual indicators, work around moving equipment, work on knees occasionally, wear specialized protective clothing, wear PPE (safety shoes/glasses/etc), work in hot or cold environment, work in hearing conservation area.


  • 3rd shift, 11 pm - 7 am, M-F


  • Last date to apply: 9/28/21

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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.