Material Planner II

Pfizer Inc.

Washington – Bothell, NY

Job posting number: #7257604 (Ref:pf-4911653)

Posted: June 24, 2024

Job Description

Why Patients Need You 

Our manufacturing logistics and supply team makes sure that customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. You will help bring medicines to the world even faster by embracing challenges, imagining what’s possible and taking action. 

What You Will Achieve 

Working with a dynamic team of Logistics and Supply Chain experts, you will play a critical role in the activities involved with the efficient movement of material from receiving or the warehouse to production or any other department. Your role would include planning, developing material requirements, scheduling, and managing material movement with purchasing, warehouse, and Production or R&D. 

As a Material Planner, you align material planning and procurement with clinical and commercial product supply needs and ensure material availability will meet production scheduling requirements. Your planning skills will help in preparing forecasts for resource requirements, and providing areas of improvement for products, processes, or services. Through your comprehensive knowledge of principles, concepts, and theories of the discipline, you will also work towards advancing new concepts and methodologies. You will use youi training and knowledge of supply chain and procurement to act as a business partner and work with stakeholders to define business needs, analyze inventory, manage master data, and place and manage orders with external suppliers.

It is your dedication and hard work that will make us find solutions to develop breakthroughs that will change patients’ lives. 

How You Will Achieve It

  • Maintain proper inventory levels based on current inventory, historical usage, and forecast demand.

  • Responsible for regular supplier and contractual performance evaluations and periodic business review meetings with stakeholders and suppliers.

  • Acts as materials management and supply chain subject matter expert for site activities relating to new or improvements to supply processes and applications

  • Utilize any Material Requirements Planning system (MRP) or IT system that is in place and ensure that data is accurate and up to date and resolve any issues as required

  • Prepares purchase requisitions and send purchase orders to vendors.

  • Contacts suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, damaged goods, and other complications.

  • Works closely with MSAT, quality, and manufacturing teams to understand Pfizer’s material

  • needs, and develops an order strategy to minimize cost and reduce waste

  • Engage with Strategic Sourcing partners to identify and mitigate material supply risk while ensuring appropriate site inventory levels.

  • Liaise with quality control, quality assurance, and manufacturing to ensure availability of released materials in time for use in manufacturing

  • Manages cross-functional creation and maintenance of manufacturing bill of material.

  • Oversee the sourcing of new materials and facilitating completion of new part process by interfacing with QC and Compliance functions to ensure approval of material and supplier.

  • Coordinates with manufacturing and QA to resolve material issues (e.g., expedite, shortage, defect, etc.) and escalates potential material shortages before they affect production.

  • Collaborates with Manufacturing and Materials Management departments to ensure timely release and completion of production orders and transfer of required materials.

  • Ensures coordination with site QA for all supply chain related change control activities.

  • Creates and updates site standard operating procedures and metrics related to supply chain activities.

  • Participates on special projects (e.g., Oracle enhancement, facility modification) and fosters a continuous improvement culture to positively impact key performance metrics such as supplier quality, delivery, lead-time, and purchase price.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 8 years of relevant experience OR an associates degree with 6 years of experience OR a bachelors with at least 3
    years of experience OR Masters with more than 1 year of experience.

  • Industry experience within Production Planning/Scheduling, Materials Analysis, procurement and or Inventory Control.

  • Excellent analytical and project management skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, collaboration/teamwork, and adaptive and negotiation skills required.

  • Experience working with an enterprise level planning system (Oracle, SAP, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of GMP regulations is required.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite (ie. Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Visio, and MS Project.

Nice-to-Have

  • APICS certification and LEAN/Sigma training preferred

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

N/A

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

N/A

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Last Day to apply - 6/25/2024

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $78,000.00 to $130,000.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 10.0% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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.  This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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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.


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Job posting number:#7257604 (Ref:pf-4911653)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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