Pfizer Director, Product Design in United States


Global R&D Lead Devices is a senior PCH R&D leader who will be accountable for delivering the technology vision and product strategy for PCH devices, consistent with business strategy. Additionally, this leader will be accountable for meeting annual financial targets for PCH innovation/ base brand growth and will oversee the devices development facility.


  • Bachelors in Engineering required, PhD and/or MBA preferred

  • 15+ years of leadership experience preferable in Engineering / R&D roles with business facing experience at senior levels. Experience in developing and managing budgets, Op Plan and long-term strategies required.

  • Proven ability to successfully innovate, redirect and accelerate brand and/or technology platforms.

  • Consumer-centric thinking, with a proven ability to integrate consumer insights into product logic.

  • Experience interfacing with regulatory functions, developing device submissions; knowledge of global device regulations and submission requirements.

  • Experience interfacing with clinical / medical function to link device performance with clinical outcomes and/or claim substantiation.

  • Capacity to be fast and nimble, yet reflective and thoughtful as role requires decision making involving large investment outlays.

  • Ability to anticipate issues/needs and to work proactively to address them

  • Ability to coordinate and/or lead large, complex cross-functional projects and functional / organizational initiatives with a strong sense of urgency to achieve objectives and desired outcomes.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills at multiple organizational levels. Ability to craft clear and concise messages.

  • Ability to develop / nurture external networking opportunities.

  • High emotional intelligence, high degree of flexibility and agility

  • Demonstrated R&D Competencies:

  • Core product development processes and approaches; Consumer driven product design; Strong data interpretation and analytics skills; Working understanding of global regulatory landscape and processes.

  • Strong technical fundamentals in design, development; experience in OTC devices preferred

  • Passion for a positive and engaging approach to team culture and work environment

  • Role model for Pfizer Leadership competencies. High integrity and trustworthy. Strictly upholds and adheres to confidentiality, ethics and compliance standards.

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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: June 27, 2018

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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