Sr. Aseptic Training Specialist- Sanitation

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Posted
Oct 07, 2021
Ref
4827057
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients. Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

The primary function of the Senior Aseptic Training Specialistis to provide training to Sanitation colleagues.The candidate will be responsible for ensuring all new hires for Sanitation are trained consistently for basic understanding related to cleaning procedures and practices. The candidate will also be responsible for performing necessary re-trainings or certifications for all existing Aseptic and Terminal Sterilized Sanitation colleagues. Candidate will be responsible for performing, reviewing, observing, and critiquing basic cleaning practices in R1, R2, and R3 aseptic core, terminal sterilized core,and support areas. Candidate will be required to complete Aseptic Certification and Certified Fellow Employee (CFE) training at Rocky Mount. This individual

develops, schedules, and administers employee training programs covering those procedures and functions necessary to support the operations. This training includes but it not limited to gowning, aseptic technique, and cleaning technique. The Senior Aseptic Training Specialist will assist with investigation and CAPA implementation.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Train new and existing employees on basic cleaning techniques in R1, R2, and R3 aseptic core , terminal sterilized core, and support areas

  • Develop/improve/update necessary training materials

  • Update procedures to correctly reflect practices

  • Identifies, develops, and conducts the training required for the certification of new and existing personnel with respect to work methods, procedures, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and task related activities.

  • Design, structure, schedule all training requirements for Sanitation

  • Develop attainable training plans for new employees/sanitation colleagues

  • Update procedures(SOPs, Job aids, SOJTs) as required

  • Work with cross-functional groups/teams to harmonize techniques/practices

  • Work with appropriate personnel to prevent and remediate any issues/trends

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • Requires BS/BA Degree, preferably in a science related field

  • Requires 2+ years of manufacturing experience

  • Requires a thorough knowledge of GMPs and ability to handle multiple projects

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to interface with all levels of management is required

Nice-to-Have
  • One (1) year of training experience is preferred

  • Must be familiar with Sanitation and Disinfection techniques

  • Sanitation experience preferred

  • Must be familiar with aseptic gowning and aseptic techniques

  • Must be able to positively convey to others a working knowledge of current regulations, guidance, GMPs that pertain to the Cleaning and Disinfection Program and aseptic processing.

  • Must be able to assess training needs for individual and area

  

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to function in stressful situations while being able to remain focused on the necessary requirements. Must be able to appropriately identify and escalate issues in a timely manner. Must be able to effectively communicate with others while enforcing proper aseptic technique and cleaning practices.  Must be able to work in cleanrooms using and enforcing aseptic technique while donned in aseptic uniform attire (hood, boots, goggles, mask, coverall, gloves).  Must be able to endure physical labor, stand for long periods of time, and withstand exposure to cleaning chemicals (alcohol, LpH, Sporklenz, etc). Must be able to wear all personal protective equipment (PPE) including respirator, as required.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Day Shift 8 hours; Must be able to work on weekend, off shifts, and holiday as business demands

    
Last Date to Apply for Job: October 22nd 2021
    Eligible for Relocation Package: NO
 

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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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.

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