Packaging Technician III - 1st Shift (7:00am - 3:00pm)
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.
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.
Unit safety audits and inspections
GMP record entries
Access to area specific gowning
Meets daily GMP requirements - with assistance
Maintains training requirements per Site and Unit Goals
Contributes to production output
Checks product quality
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
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
High school diploma / general education degree (GED)
6+ months of relevant work experience in a manufacturing or relatable experience.
6+ months of GMP experience (e.g. current or previous Pfizer colleague or contractor or similar)
- Mechanical experience / knowledge preferred.
- An associate degree, OR Veteran/Military experience.
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:
- Eligible for Relocation Package: No
- Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes
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