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Pfizer Senior Planner in St. Louis, Missouri

ROLE SUMMARY This colleague is accountable for generating material plans and production plans that meet customer and St. Louis site requirements at agreed upon inventory levels and operational budgets.

Responsibilities include procurement, scheduling, BOM Maintenance and coordination of material flow to meet production requirements, with emphasis on lean methodology. Successful colleagues in this role proactively identify potential risks to this flow and effectively communicate with internal and external stake holders to problem solve. As a senior supply planner, this colleague will play a key role within the Logistics PCT.


  • Plans and Procures materials to support the flow of a broad portfolio of complex/long-lead materials to meet production requirements, with emphasis on lean methodology.

  • As required, assures Bills of Materials are aligned between multiple systems.

  • Proactively identifies potential risks to this flow and will effectively communicate with internal and external stake holders to problem solve.

  • Leads implementation of lean and six sigma projects and initiatives, develops and implements long-term supply chain and systems strategies to support broad business objectives.

  • Authors SOPs as required.

  • Owns standard work for maintaining key supply chain master data.

  • Develops appropriate metrics and action plans to ensure customer/business needs are met.

  • Works closely with others in the PCT on root cause analysis to identify appropriate and effective corrective actions with our suppliers.

  • Works closely with all site functions to develop procedures and work practices.

  • Interacts on a daily basis with our suppliers coordinating flow of materials

  • Complies with all regulatory and GMP requirements.


  • 5+ years related experience with a BA/BS in Supply Chain, Business or Related Fields;

  • 3+ years related experience with Master's in Supply Chain, Business or Related Fields;

  • Associate + 15 years relevant experience

  • HS/GED + 20 years of relevant experience


  • Pharmaceutical experience highly desired Green Belt and APICS certification recommended;

  • Experience in other supply chain disciplines desired

  • Experience in process centric teams participation across multiple disciplines


Provide solutions to a wide range of difficult/complex problems. May refer to precedents and policies. Able to gather, analyze and interpret information and identify cause and effect relationships. Solutions are imaginative, practical, thorough, and in line with organizational objectives. Able to adapt and respond positively to situations and people in order to meet changing work unit priorities.

Oral and written communication skills to communicate plans, statuses and metrics to leadership and shop floor.

Complete understanding and wide application of industry, functional and Pfizer-specific supply planning principles, theories, concepts and practices. General knowledge of other related disciplines.


  • Must have the ability to multi-task across multiple competing priorities and requirements. Note that these activities may not be time bound to core hours at the site.

  • Must have the ability to manage time effectively to meet strict performance deadlines.

  • Must be able to work beyond the hours typically defined as a "regular" workday, which may or may not include weekends and holidays.

The job is open only to Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), namely, Citizens or Nationals of the United States, Lawful Permanent Residents ("green card holders"), Refugees and Asylees.

Last date to apply for job: May 7, 2021

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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.

Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt