Kalamazoo, MI, United States
The Production Lead I is responsible for providing leadership and direction to meet production demand and requirements. Liaison between work team and support groups to execute production schedules. Establish efficient processes, monitoring specific results, and improve identified process opportunities using Right First Time (RFT) and Lean principles. Assist in identifying problems and communicating issues impacting production activities. Drives timely resolution to production floor obstacles and contributes to solutions using Method 1 and Quality Risk Management (QRM). Serve as an operations subject matter expert for the work team and Deviation Report Coordinator (DRC), where appropriate. Work with project teams to develop production related documentation, user requirements and to execute capital related activities. Work with procurement and packaging engineering to monitor component issues and conduct feasibility assessments/line trials as needed.Production Lead I is also responsible for supporting the work team operation to ensure that applicable safety guidelinesolicies are followed, and that all tasks are conducted in accordance with appropriate processing standards, such as FDA's current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s).General Characteristics: Everyone a leader...Find a way to lead. Learning the organizational ropes. Learn activities and tasks associated with own role. Intro to leadership/values. Alert to how some leader behaviors apply to self and role.Focus on Performance: Consistent delivery of assigned, on-time, as promised, high quality work. Basic company/industry knowledge (purposeroducts/structure). Strong evidence of curiosity and some signs of initiative. Begins developing relationship networks.Inclusive Environment: Welcomes new members. Advocates for inclusion of others. Shares information with teammates/work partners. Works well with people who have different ideas, perspectives and cultural backgrounds. Shows empathy and understands the importance of being sensitive to others' feelings.Open Discussion and Debate: Shows curiosity about, and openness to, other points of view. Has basic awareness of his/her impact. Accepts and uses feedback. Listens actively and clarifies expectations. Demonstrates courtesy and professionalism in interactions with others. Expresses frustrations and concerns in an appropriate manner/avoids sarcasm. Supports decisions even if own opinion doesn't prevail.Manage Change: Reacts helpfully to imposed/unanticipated changes when announced. Asks for assistance if necessary. Contributes to creative conversation (e.g., brainstorming and innovation). Adapts successfully to shifting priorities, modifications to procedures and processes.Develop People: Contributes when team is in feedback mode. Offers own feedback. Helps to clarify comments of others. Shows evidence of concern for own and others' development. Shows an interest in continuous learning and personal development. Accepts and acts on feedback and coaching.Align Across Pfizer: Works well with colleagues from other business units. Asserts own point of view but puts equivalent energy into seeking and trying to understand other functional/unit perspectives. Learns the firm's values and vision. Complies with all firm policies and procedures. Shows concern for company-wide well-being.ROLE RESPONSIBILITIESAdditional Duties and Responsibilities Include:Functional/Technical Knowledge: Limited knowledge of industry prac
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