Pfizer Associate Supply Chain Planner in Kalamazoo, Michigan

ROLE SUMMARYThis colleague is accountable for generating material plans and/or production plans that meet customer and Kalamazoo site requirements at agreed upon inventory levels and operational budgets. Responsibilities include procurement 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.JOB DESCRIPTION- Procures and/or coordinates the flow of materials to meet production requirements, with emphasis on lean methodology.- Proactively identifies potential risks to this flow and will effectively communicate with internal and external stake holders to problem solve.- As required, assures Bills of materials are aligned between multiple systems.- Contributes to teams implementing lean and six sigma projects.- Executes standard work for maintaining key supply chain master data.- Develops appropriate metrics and action plans to ensure customer/business needs are met.- Authors SOPs as required.- Performs root cause analysis to identify appropriate and effective corrective actions.- Complies with all regulatory and GMP requirements.QUALIFICATIONS- BA/BS in Supply Chain, Business or Related Fields;- 5+ years related experience with Associates Degree in Supply Chain, Business or Related Fields;- 10+ years related experience with High School Diploma or equivalentPHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS- Develop solutions to routine problems following established Pfizer policies and procedures.- Oral and written communication skills to communicate plans, statuses and metrics to leadership and shop floor.- Knowledge of basic supply planning discipline.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTSWeekend or evening work may be required as supply situations dictate.Sunshine ActPfizer 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.Additional Offer Details:Last Date to Apply for Job: October 10, 2017This job is Pfizer/Exempt (US/PR) Grade: 02EEO 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, , 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. Pf