Production Equipment Specialist

Employer
Pfizer
Location
McPherson, Kansas
Posted
Sep 29, 2021
Ref
4825159
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You

Whether you are involved in the design and development of manufacturing processes for products or supporting maintenance and reliability, engineering is vital to making sure customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. Working with our innovative engineering team, you'll help bring medicines to the world even faster by imagining what’s possible and taking action.

What You Will Achieve

Working with Pfizer’s dynamic engineering team, you will play a critical part in managing the maintenance and reliability engineering activities involving the redesign, maintenance, and repair of utilities systems, buildings, and production/non-production equipment.

You will be a team member who is relied to have a good understanding of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your decision making will help you prioritize workflows based on the available resources. You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks, some of which may vary in scope, sequence, complexity and timing. You will contribute to the team’s success by sharing your previously acquired knowledge.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Participate in multi-craft work activities as required.
  • Assist with plant audits and be involved in safety committee to conduct safety inspection and audits.
  • Track repair history of process support systems and equipment.
  • Lead or participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Read and follow equipment schematics, logic diagrams and engineering drawings.
  • Conduct rounds in Good Manufacturing Practices (also see cGMP) and non-GMP buildings, troubleshoot GMP equipment and systems.
  • Train peers and mechanics on equipment supported by the Instrument Shop.
  • Ensure all maintenance activity is completed within designated timeframe filing proper documentation per Standard Operating Procedures as necessary for extensions.
  • Follow all Environmental, Health, and Safety requirements and protocols.
  • Make recommendations regarding improved machine performance.
  • Read and interpret detailed blueprints and schematics.
  • Manage own time and professional development, accountable for own results and prioritize own workflow.

Qualifications

Must-Have
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years packaging experience
  • Excellent computer user skills
  • Functional or Technical Knowledge of basic discipline
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound interpersonal, decision making and problem solving skills

Nice-to-Have
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Previous Biopharma experience
  • Knowledge of Food and Drug Administration PSM, Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} policies and procedures

  
 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear; and lift  up to 25 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.

  • Collects and researches data; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; approaches problems objectively and systematically; draws accurate conclusions from complex information.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Job will require supporting the production schedule which includes certain level of availability on long days, weekends or alternative shifts.

At different times of the year, this position will work long hours for scheduled manufacturing shutdown periods and throughout the year may be required to work late with little notice as need arises when equipment is unexpectedly down.  

Limited travel may be required.

Other Job Details: 

Last Date to Apply for Job: October 13, 2021 


Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes 

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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.

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