The Institute of Export & International Trade

Inventory Management Shipping Lead

Sandwich, United Kingdom
9 days ago


Why Patients Need You
Our manufacturing logistics and supply team makes sure that customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. You'll help bring medicines to the world even faster by embracing challenges, imagining what's possible and taking action.

What You Will Achieve
Working with a dynamic team, you will play a critical role in the activities involved with the efficient movement of clinical materials. Your role would include planning, developing material requirements, scheduling, and managing material movements globally.

As a Senior Associate, your knowledge and skills will contribute towards the goals and objectives of the team. Your ability to meet team targets will help in completing critical deliverables on time. Your innovative use of tools and techniques will facilitate as you manage communication between different teams will help in solving difficult issues and establishing consensus.

It is your hard work and focus that will make it possible for Pfizer's customers and patients to receive the medicines they need, when they need them.

How You Will Achieve It
As a Drug Product Supply, Inventory Management Sandwich (IM) Shipping Lead, the successful candidate will be responsible for the technical operations within shipping, supporting movements of clinical materials globally, collaborating with Import and Export, external carriers and Global Clinical Supply teams to ensure. Supporting GMP facilities, and projects within all Sandwich Inventory Management operational areas.

This position will also offer the opportunity to collaborate with outside partner lines while supporting the operational, technical, and developmental aspects of Inventory Management. The successful candidate will be required to follow GMP standards, while assuring compliance with Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines (e.g. FDA, TSA, MHRA, DEA).

The IM Shipping Lead will be expected to lead facility improvements, projects, procedural updates and continuous improvements.

The IM Shipping Lead will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the daily work of operations team members.


  • Degree or 3+ years' relevant experience
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in terms of managing direct reports
  • Experience with inventory management concepts, import, export, dangerous goods shipping and materials handling
  • Experience and or knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) environment to include clean areas
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Microsoft Office knowledge, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Knowledge of Procurement processes
  • Knowledge of Clinical manufacturing and labelling processes
  • Knowledge of planning, inventory management, reporting and other supply chain/logistics
  • Budget management experience

Closing date 20th September 2021



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.


We aim to create a trusting, flexible workplace culture which encourages employees to achieve work life harmony, attracts talent and enables everyone to be their best working self. Let's start the conversation!

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.

Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt


Job Information

  • Job ID: 58638668
  • Location:
    Sandwich, United Kingdom
  • Position Title: Inventory Management Shipping Lead
  • Company Name: Pfizer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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