Process Excellence Lead

Pfizer Inc.

Newbridge, Ireland

Job posting number: #7234129 (Ref:pf-4909058)

Posted: April 2, 2024

Job Description

Why Patients Need You

At Pfizer, our mission is to inspire a best-in-class culture of continuous improvement and project management that empowers colleagues and enables simple, effective processes. Whether you are managing projects or liaising with others, your contribution in this team will help in making our work easier and faster so that we can deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives.

What You Will Achieve

Your organizational skills will help us integrate our continuous improvement programs across the organization, both vertically and horizontally. Thanks to your knowledge and skills, it will be ensured that the improvement programs yield results and strengthen the overall business strategies. You will work as a coach and a facilitator for improvement projects as well as maintain performance metrics to measure program success.

As a manager, you will support the program by taking care of project governance, project reviews, communications, trainings, certifications and rewards. You provide guidance to operational teams for managing projects. 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 this discipline, you will also work towards advancing new concepts and methodologies. You will be able to take a leadership role to facilitate agreements between teams.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe with our solid oral dosage forms.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Provide guidance, lead/co-lead projects, manage own time to meet objectives, and plan resource requirements for projects across the division.
  • Liaise with business stakeholders to define, design and implement performance measures.
  • Deliver continuous improvement projects using six sigma and lean methodologies.
  • Lead or support analysis of improvement programs and potential results.
  • Develop and execute IMEx (Integrated Manufacturing Excellence) initial implementation and updates going forward.
  • Key interface to other divisions and facilitates cross-functional project modeling, resourcing and overall performance.
  • Lead a team of subject matter experts in the development and maintenance of procedural documentation related to Pfizer clinical, medical, safety, and/or regulatory processes.
  • Coach/facilitate/lead project teams, assist in OpEx strategy definition, solve problems, and implement solutions to improve operational performance by applying the appropriate tools.
  • Ensure the Translation and Dossier execution procedural documentation adheres to internal standards and policies allowing the business to be inspection or audit ready.
  • Enhance capability of colleagues through Yellow Belt training.
  • Serve as an expert resource for evaluation and action against assigned measures.
  • Support internal and external Audits.



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience with operations management consulting methodologies and frameworks
  • Demonstrated business acumen, experience in managing projects teams, programs, or workstreams of varying levels of complexity
  • Skills to translate and present visualization of data into a format that can trigger action and business decisions
  • Basic understanding of finance and good working knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Understanding and proficiency in Change Management
  • Ability to effectively coach and mentor colleagues
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


  • Master's degree
  • Relevant pharmaceutical experience
  • Demonstrated previous supervisory management experience in problem solving, decision making, negotiating and conflict resolution skills
  • In depth knowledge and experience with investigations and compliance-related procedures
  • Capability in Lean tools and/or desire to grow Lean capabilities to further drive Continuous Improvement projects.
Work Location Assignment: On Premise

Additional Information 

  • In order to be considered for this position in Ireland you need to be legally eligible to work in Ireland. 

  • Please note there is no relocation support available for this position 


How to apply 

  • Make a difference today, all suitable candidates should apply with CV below.  We are looking forward to hearing from you! 


Breakthroughs that change patients' lives... At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: courage, joy, equity and excellence. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives. 

Digital Transformation Strategy

One bold way we are achieving our purpose is through our company wide digital transformation strategy. We are leading the way in adopting new data, modelling and automated solutions to further digitize and accelerate drug discovery and development with the aim of enhancing health outcomes and the patient experience. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to building a successful business. As an employer, Pfizer is committed to celebrating this, in all its forms – allowing for us to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. Together, we continue to build a culture that encourages, supports and empowers our employees. 

Continuous Imprv and Proj Mgmt


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:#7234129 (Ref:pf-4909058)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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