TS Filling Technician I – 12 hour Day Shift

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Posted
Oct 11, 2021
Ref
4827216
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You 

Our breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer's mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.  


What You Will Achieve 

The Filling Technician I is responsible for the operation of production equipment, performing routine maintenance, preventative maintenance, change over’s, adjustments, and repairs of production and process equipment, for the facility and/or utility equipment. 

As a part of the Machining and Mechanics team, you will be responsible for performing routine maintenance, preventative maintenance, change overs, adjustments, and repairs of production and process equipment, for Pfizer's facilities and/or utility equipment.  Because of the nature of this team, you must adhere to all SOPs, cGMPs, and plant quality, safety, and documentation systems requirements to ensure continued operations of Pfizer facilities and equipment.   


As part of technical operations, you will be developing and applying your knowledge of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your receptiveness to new ideas will enhance the team’s ability to achieve goals and targets.  You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks and identify process issues or problems that involve direct application of your skills/knowledge. 


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


How You Will Achieve It 
  • Manage own time, professional development and be accountable for own results. 
  • Work as team member, and learn team effectiveness and communication skills. ​
  • Work to enable quick and efficient changeovers to minimize machine down time. 
  • Read and interpret detailed blueprints and schematics 
  • Operate small hand and power tools in a safe manner. 
  • Follow oral and written instructions. 
  • Work effectively with various levels of employees.​
  • Learn department and company policies and procedures 
  • Work independently with minimal supervision as required. 
  • Understand changeover, adjust, preventative maintenance, and repair manufacturing equipment. 
  • This position must adhere to all SOPs, cGXPs, and plant quality, safety, and documentation systems requirements. 
  • Other related duties essential to these operations or special assignments as required. 
  • Knowledge of HMI operations. 
  • Operates in Grade C, D environments and has knowledge of cleanroom technique and processes (aseptic).
  • Filling Technician I reports to Operations.  This incumbent performs as a technical resource for other operations colleagues in their assigned area.
  • Read and interpret detailed blueprints and schematics
  • Operate small hand and power tools in a safe manner
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Work effectively with various levels of employees
  • Learn department and company policies and procedures
  • Work independently with minimal supervision as required
  • Ability to understand changeovers, adjust, PM and repair manufacturing equipment
  • A working knowledge of basic mechanics, drive systems and lubrication principles
  • Ability to work safely with electrical and electronic principles
  • The ability to use voltmeter to test for power presence
  • Communicates openly and clearly with line personnel and supervision to accomplish manufacturing goals.
  • Follow SOPs, cGMPs, batch records, BOMs.
  • Notify Group Leader/Supervisor of all safety and quality issues.
  • Documents all maintenance performed through the use of the work order system and maintenance log books.
  • Keeps accurate records as needed for filling manufacturing and prepares the process steps and parameters with the utmost attention to detail as specified in the batch record
  • Manage line efficiencies and make suggestions for improvements
  • Provides recommendation and plan of action to the supervisor on the needed repair of the equipment.

Qualifications  

Must-Have 

  • HS diploma  with 2-4 years of GMP manufacturing experience
  • Or Associates Degree in Science or Technology and 0-2 years GMP manufacturing experience
  • Fundamental knowledge of cleanroom technique (Aseptic)
  • Knowledge of the general trades: i.e., construction, electrical, machine shop.  Knowledge of basic mathematics.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and Good Documentation Practices.
  • Must know general shop safety practices including handling and storage of potentially dangerous equipment.
  • Ensuring adherence to all plant safety rules in area of responsibility
  • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently and have a problem solving mindset.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and perform job duties as prescribed in the operating procedure.
  • Must demonstrate experience and competence in following detailed instructions.
  • Must be able to read and interpret equipment data and demonstrate ability to communicate work requirement and problems in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Must be able to confirm cleaned equipment meets the requirements of “visually clean” and passing all critical process parameters.
  • Must be able to work in a controlled temperature environment wearing clean room attire.  On occasion, steam, noise, chemical odors, and fumes may be present.
  • Required to wear personnel protective equipment as indicated by area standard operating procedures.
  • Must have the ability to recognize when processes, procedures, equipment, product, commodities, etc. are out of specifications. 

 


Nice-to-Have 

  • Bachelor’s Degree.  
  • Knowledge of the general trades: i.e., construction, electrical, machine shop.  Knowledge of basic mathematics. 
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

 
 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to read, interpret, and perform job duties as prescribed in the operating procedure.
  • Must demonstrate experience and competence in following detailed instructions.
  • Must be able to read and interpret equipment data and demonstrate ability to communicate work requirement and problems in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Must be able to work in a controlled temperature environment wearing clean room attire.  On occasion, steam, noise, chemical odors, and fumes may be present.
  • Stand up to 2-12 hours per shift, sit for up to 2-6 hours per shift, regularly lift up to 25 pounds per activity 25 times per shift, occasionally lift a maximum of 50 pounds per activity 5 times per shift, occasionally may lift over 50 pounds with assistance, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/walk on catwalks

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

OT required. Weekends and Holidays Required. Schedule is on 1st shift from 6am - 6pm, Rotating schedule (2/2/3).

Other Job Details

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 26, 2021
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: NO

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