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Supply Planning Section Head


Cairo, IL 62914
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**Position Purpose:**

This position provides professional support for the supply chain - supply planning function encompassing the purchase & management of materials; planning & scheduling of production at both PGS Cairo & CMOs; & managing the internal supply relationships to ensure compliance in everything we do, whilst delivering the highest quality products to our patients and remaining financially responsible.

**Primary duties:**

+ Comply with GMP requirements (WHO GMP along with Pfizer Quality Standards) in terms of batch-related documentation accuracy, compliance, completion & review as per site quality procedures. This includes & is not limited to production orders, & any related forms.

+ Work with the supply planning manager to ensure that PGS Cairo & External Supply Parties (i.e. CMOs) delivers on external expectations of supply to local market.

+ Monitor & manage proactively PGS Cairo & External Supply Parties (i.e. CMOs) volume recovery with the support of PGS Cairo finance team.

+ Responsible for the purchase of all raw materials, bulk & packaging materials in accordance with site procedures & inventory targets.

+ Ensure that demand forecast is converted into an achievable production schedule at both PGS Cairo & External Supply Parties (i.e. CMOs) side.

+ Ensure received materials & manufactured finished goods are released in a timely manner that won't adversely impact production scheduling and hence customer satisfaction.

+ Prioritize effectively to ensure that time & resources are optimized to support PGS Cairo mission.

+ Develop & maintain the required standard operating procedures in accordance with corporate and regulatory requirements as they relate to GMP and production processes.

+ Prepare and report on key performance indicators and departmental activities as required.

+ Prepare all required reports needed to support other departments' data analyses.

+ Monitor PGS Cairo & External Supply Parties (i.e. CMOs) performance as it relates to delivery of quality products.

+ Comply with all completion timelines such as and not limited to change requests, quality investigations, actions, documentation updates, & training.

**Key outputs include:**

+ Compliance: deviations, CAPA, Change Control, & Procedures.

+ Supply: Volume recovery variance, in stock performance, & % in stock.

+ Planning: schedule adherence, inventory management for all materials & finished goods.

**Technical Skills:**

+ Experience working in a pharmaceutical manufacturing site

+ Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies


+ Bachelor's degree in a related technical or business discipline.

**Knowledge & Experience:**

+ At least 5 years directly related experience in pharmaceutical operations.

+ Understanding of GMPs and compliance in the pharma industry

+ Business acumen to operate within a large multi-national company

+ Knowledge of site operational activities

+ Strong knowledge of and commitment to Quality and EHS

+ Leadership Skills:

+ Decisive: Manage complexity to make timely, informed decisions

+ Focused: Develop impactful short and long term solutions for our customersand patients

+ Connected: Collaborate with others to accomplish shared goals

+ Inspiring: Motivate and develop self and others to drive the business forward

+ Courageous: Consistently demonstrate accountability and integrity inthe face of challenges

+ Resilient: Respond to change with agility, optimism and innovation

+ Strong organizational and planning skills, as well as a high energy level and initiative

+ Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. English fluency is a pre-requisite,

+ Understanding of pharma commercial business

+ Analytical skills, strategic thinking and problem solving skills are a must.

**Note: Internal Candidate Identified**

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