Packaging Technician V - 2nd Shift (2:00pm - 10:30pm)

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posted
Oct 01, 2021
Ref
4822503
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

ROLE SUMMARY

Packaging Technicians are responsible for the operation of production lines. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards (SOPs) and following all regulatory requirements (i.e., GMPs & OSHA).  This job includes the following functions: 

  • Perform all tasks in strict compliance with operating procedures, best practices and regulatory requirements. 

  • Dependable – Follows unit / area / plant requirements and guidelines. 

  • Demonstrate leadership behaviors within the unit, taking ownership and accountability of the production schedule, product quality, and leading by example. 

  • Willing to assist other production units in order to meet unit / site goals. 

  • Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks in support of the Kalamazoo Site objectives. 

  • Demonstrating growth mindset to share best practices and utilize downtime effectively. 

  • Completing and maintaining all required training on time  

  • Perform all operating and packaging duties as required by operating unit.  

  • Operate selected production process equipment. 

  • Perform Line clearances and cleaning. 

  • Perform necessary process checks including but not limited to, package checks, hourly audits, etc. 

  • Consistently displays Own-It behaviors in accordance with Pfizer Core Competencies: Seizes accountability; grows self; change agile; self-awareness; commits to one Pfizer; peer relationships. 

  • Train and mentor new colleagues and TCWs 

  • Provide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with GMP documentation.  

  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

As an entry position, the colleague is expected to show progression towards all the items below and competency on a growing number of them as the duration in the role progresses. 

EHS

  • Safety Orientation  

  • LOTO  

  • Unit safety audits and inspections 

 

GMP 

  • GMP record entries   

  • Access to area specific gowning  

  • Meets daily GMP requirements - with assistance   

  • Maintains training requirements per Site and Unit Goals  

 

Packaging Operations  

  • Contributes to production output 

  • Checks product quality 

  • Accurate Handoffs  

  • Conducts area audits - GMP/5S/Safety 

  • Weekend Rotation (participation)  

  • Perform line clean and clear activities prior to and following a production order  

  • Assist with material handling, staging, etc. activities  

  • Responsible for accuracy of batch record related documentation and batch record review 

  • Complete LOTO, line logs, maintenance logs as needed 

  

Powders Specific Operation (in addition to Packaging Operations): 

  • SAP / PEPS / WPM Access and performs all necessary entries 

  • Assist with equipment changeovers on production lines 

 

Other: 

  • Performs work in professional, self-directed, responsible, and timely manner  

  • Responsible for the direction of colleagues and TCWs while leading the work center / production line 

 

 

QualificationsMust-Have
  • High school diploma / general education degree (GED)

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment with at least 6 months of GMP experience (e.g. current or previous Pfizer colleague or contractor or similar) 

Nice-to-Have
  • Mechanical experience / knowledge preferred. 
  • An associate degree, OR Veteran/Military experience.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical Demands: 

  • Considerable standing. Walking, bending reaching and lifting up to 42 pounds. 

  • Manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination is required. 

  • This position requires the manual packaging of products. 

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Positions can be staffed across all three shifts based on business needs.  Weekend, holiday, and overtime may be required to meet business or customer needs. 

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 18, 2021
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: No
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes

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