• Pfizer Canada
  • Westwood , NJ
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 415 Old Tappan Rd


The PGS Manufacturing & Engineering Solutions 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 PGS Manufacturing & Engineering Solutions Team provides common application platforms and solution capabilities for Digital Plant, Manufacturing Operations, Manufacturing Execution, Manufacturing Excellence and Manufacturing & Engineering Technology 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. Major Core Solutions and team capabilities for the Digital Plant Solutions include:

  • Digital Plant Solutions: Digital Operations Center, DOC Visual Mgmt & Meeting Cascade, DOC Standard Work, DOC Foundation & Knowledge Mgmt, DOC Continuous Improvement Loop & Maturity Assessment and the PGS Balanced Scorecard
  • The Senior Manager, Embedded AI Engineer Digital Plant Solutions colleague will be responsible for executing on the technical strategies, architecture, system designs and solutions development to enable the Digital Transformation organization business processes. The colleague will specialize in implementing AI components from the data science teams into highly integrated, production quality, high scale apps and solutions. This position requires a blend of expertise across Enterprise Strategy, Design, Build, Testing, Operation, Governance, Software Architecture Solutions, GxP Processes, Audit, Change & Release Management, Cloud Technologies, Cross Functional Partnership, and Leadership, along with in-depth latest cutting-edge technology expertise.


    The Senior Manager, Embedded AI Engineer Digital Plant Solutions colleague s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The candidate will work in a collaborative team comprising of Microservices Engineering, Data Engineering, UI/UX Engineering and Embedded AI Engineering.
  • Design, engineer, develop comprehensive apps and solutions using kubernetes, containers, microservices, open source, CI/CD and other aspects of modern cloud architecture and DevOps techniques.
  • Be responsible for executing the technical and architecture strategies and roadmaps across Digital Plant Solutions.
  • Be accountable for implementing architectures, strategies, design and delivery s using Scrum agile development methodology.
  • Ensure quality software is delivered on time within a fast paced agile environment
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvements across the development environment
  • Monitor program progress, eliminate barriers, and ensure effectively deliver the solutions to add values to our business customers.
  • Integrate and collaborate with various Global and Site technical teams to drive overall solution design.
  • Someone with a good understanding for what our business customers expectations and what their preferences are and how digital fits in.
  • The candidate should be insight-driven, experience/design-driven, value-driven and solution-driven.
  • Contribute to the process required to identify and evaluate internal digital assets and strengths that can be complimented and scaled by partners.
  • Support day-to-day transformation needs and lead issue investigation and resolution.
  • Act as a thought leader on emerging digital technologies
  • Develop and implement process improvements, enforcement of adherence to standards across the organization and compliance with industry regulations.
  • Someone who can manage the Portfolio effectively.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across PGS, D&T and Strategic Partners

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in deploying enterprise software solutions with at least 3 years of experience with AI based applications.
  • Experience in usage of micro-services design patterns.
  • Experience working in close partnership with data science teams.
  • Knowledge of tools and methods required to deploy ML/AI models and applications to production (MLFlow, Kubeflow, etc).
  • Strong working knowledge and experience using Python including the following frameworks/tools: Pyspark, Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch
  • Experience of utilizing Rancher or other Kubernetes management tools such as GKE or EKS
  • Experience building and managing production services using Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Expertise in major cloud programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, Scala, Python
  • Expertise in utilizing DevOps tools such as Git, Ansible, Jenkins, Docker, ELK, SonarQube
  • Expertise in utilizing multiple compute engines such as Spark, Kafka, Impala, MongoDB, Elastic
  • Expertise with AWS technologies such as EC2, EBS, S3, RDS, Redshift
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as GIT, SVN, VSTS
  • Experience with database systems including one or more of the RDBMS (Redshift, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server 2012 &above).
  • Has owned systems and managed development of end-to-end applications.
  • Has experience with production deployments of complex systems.
  • Experience with an industry accepted, structured software development life cycle methodology.
  • Experience supporting the development of complex software products including the deployment of multiple versions / releases of a large product.
  • Ability to contribute to technical specifications and technical design documentation for the software development team.
  • Experience working in teams to address software defect analysis, troubleshooting, and resolution.
  • Proven ability in performance testing and optimization of developed source code for an enterprise business application.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with the software development team while driving software improvements.
  • Ability to prepare and present concepts and vision (written and verbal) to the software development team, senior management, and other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Candidate must be an excellent communicator.

  • Pharmaceutical Experience

    Ability to manage many parallel objectives and changing priorities.


    Ability to travel up to 10%.

    Sunshine Act

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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.

    Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 8/23/2019
  • Additional Location Information: North America - any Pfizer site
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
  • #LI-PFE
  • N (Other) (United States of America)

    Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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