Posted On Nov 19

Senior Associate, Smart Factory Technology


Location : Tampa, FL

Headquarters : New York, New York, United States

Hiring Mode : Full Time

Experience : Senior Level

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Experience & Skills
  • Manufacturing
  • SAFe
  • Project management
Education & Certificates
Certified Scrum Master
Full Job Description
  • For more than 170 years, Pfizer has continuously worked to make a difference by delivering innovative therapies that improve the lives of our patients. By building a talented community of colleagues that align with our patient-focused purpose and core values, Pfizer has improved global health and impacted more than 780 million patients around the world.
  • In 2021, Pfizer expanded its global footprint to Tampa, establishing a strategic powerhouse that brings together multi-disciplinary, professional services including Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Digital, HR Services, Sourcing, Commercial and Project Management into a single, centralized location. With so many diverse and highly-skilled colleagues supporting multiple functions and services across the organization, Pfizer Tampa offers ample opportunity to engage in newer ways of working that enhance, simplify, and transform how we deliver treatments to our patients.
  • Located in Heights Union, the Pfizer Tampa site offers a modern industrial design, the latest in innovative technology, and close proximity to Downtown with views of the Tampa Riverwalk and access to the Channel district and Bayshore Boulevard. From an onsite fitness center to top floor panoramic balconies and outdoor patio, our activity-based space will provide various ways of working to offer collaboration and flexibility to colleagues. The Pfizer Tampa site has constructed an atmosphere that fosters interaction and prioritizes colleague health and wellness.
  • Additionally, to achieve breakthroughs that change patients’ lives, Pfizer is revolutionizing and evolving how colleagues work today. This year, Pfizer launched a new initiative that we call Log In For Your Day where a majority of colleagues can arrange with their manager to work remotely two or three days a week while still maintaining the ability to collaborate regularly in person at our sites. This flexible working model blends the best of remote work and on-site collaboration to drive greater flexibility, support work-life balance, and promote a vibrant, agile, and innovative culture.
Role Summary
  • The Digital Manufacturing Team is responsible for the delivery of Pfizer’s Core Digital Manufacturing Operations Management (MoM) capabilities at every level of the PGS Plant Network (ISA 95 Levels 0-4). These solutions are critical to Manufacturing Execution, Manufacturing Process Intelligence and Production Optimization that aim to improve product quality, increase asset utilization/uptime, automate manual workflows and streamline plant floor operations. 
  • The Digital Manufacturing Team provides common application platforms and solution capabilities for Digital Plant, Manufacturing 4.0, Manufacturing Execution, Manufacturing Insights and Digital Quality solutions, while ensuring a unified User Centric Design. Key to the success of this transformative digital mindset is the secure, seamless flow of contextualized data from the device & control levels, all the way to the top of the Enterprise. 
  • These solutions are deployed across more than fifty manufacturing & center locations across the PGS Globally.
The Senior Associate, Smart Factory Technology will be supporting the management of the strategy on the following technologies:
  • Digital Work Instructions
  • MES Innovation
  • Lead IOT Centre of Excellence
  • Innovative hardware configuration
  • The Senior Associate, Smart Factory Technology colleague will be responsible for applying advanced skills and knowledge in digital work instructions in manufacturing and where they integrate with MES to create a comprehensive strategic roadmap for PGS. The colleague is expected to provide guidance and co-lead multiple innovation projects. The colleague is also expected to deploy innovative options when solving complex problems within the manufacturing space.
Role Responsibilities
  • The Senior Associate, Smart Factory Technology colleague’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Manage exploratory digital work instruction solutions
  • Manage Financials, Vendors, Resources and budgets
  • Interface with business customers and key stakeholders
  • Create the Manufacturing digital work instruction Strategy for PGS
  • Develop and maintain this strategic roadmap for Smart Factory and opportunities to collaborate with MES rollout
  • Collaboratively Lead the IOT Centre of Excellence
  • Deliver all projects leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology
  • Lead developers integrating Digital work instructions into MES systems, while developing a roadmap for these capabilities
  • Initiate, develop, and facilitate innovative technology vendor relationships as it relates to POC projects
  • Develop and manage project timelines, work plans, and deliverables
  • Support change management tasks and assisting in maintaining internal social media presence
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3+ years of work experience in Manufacturing / Digital environments
  • Good understanding of IOT Tools
  • Good understanding of manufacturing environments
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Executive Presence & Fluent English
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strategic Vision for solution roll outs and emerging tech trends
  • Facilitation, negotiating and presentation skills
  • Experience with Agile Software Delivery and/or Scrum Master Certification a plus;
  • Familiarity with Human Centered Design Thinking and comfortability running rapid prototyping proof of concept projects
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations
  • Demonstrated skills in analysis and problem solving
  • Experience using standard requirements business analysis techniques, including brainstorming, requirements sessions, activity diagrams and use cases desired.
  • Ability to manage many parallel objectives and changing priorities. Understanding complex interrelationships between system components and design/implementation decisions.
Non Standard work schedule Travel or Environmental Requirements
  • Domestic and International travel fluctuating post pandemic from 10-30%
Other Job Details:
Last Date to Apply for Job: 12/2/2021
  • 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.
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