Production Operator - 3rd shift

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Posted
Jan 19, 2022
Ref
4826827
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

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 focus that will help in making 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.

  • Manage the preparation, cleaning, and/or operation of various components, materials and equipment.

  • Monitor, troubleshoot, perform quality level checks, and document processing steps for various manufacturing / packaging / inspection equipment.

  • Perform the cleaning and sanitization of the area as per the procedure.

  • Maintain files and databases to ensure all documentation is current and complete.

  • Communicating with peers, supervisors, and interdepartmental groups to provide for an efficient drug production process.

  • Participate in Response Development to Regulatory Inspection Observations and execute corrective actions recommended as a part of cGMP/Regulatory compliance.

  • Be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged.

  • Be part of a team and work collaboratively with the broader Manufacturing Operations group.

  • Suggest innovative ideas for the process simplification.

ROLE SUMMARY

The Production Operator is responsible for performing any combination of the following: prepares, processes, inspects, and packages commodities and/or finished product. Monitors and responds to basic functioning needs of area equipment, i.e. line speed, feeding product, line clearances, loading or unloading materials. This person is expected to adhere to all SOPs, cGMPs, plant quality, safety, and documentation systems requirements. The Production Operator will clean equipment and work area. 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must be able to perform various functions of a highly repetitive nature while maintaining concentration of task.

  • Must adhere to all gowning/uniform requirements in assigned area.

  • Must be able to keep accurate records and production logs, as well as complete batch records as required. 

  • Must be able to process, inspect, and/or package commodities thru various processing stages.

  • Must be able to operate minor assembly type machines in or out of clean room type environment.

  • Must be able to operator forklift/or pallet jack.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to comprehend and respond to verbal and written instructions/plant documents.

  • Ability to maintain concentration while performing repetitive tasks.

  • Ability to work independently or in groups effectively.

  • Ability to work overtime as required.

  • CDA certification is required and can be obtained once in the role.

  • High School Diploma required.

  • 0-2 years manufacturing experience required

Nice-to-Have

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Pharmaceutical production experience

  
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Stand up to 10-12 hours per shift, twist at waist 20 times per hour, regularly lift up to 25 pounds per activity 20 times per shift, occasionally lift a maximum of 50 pounds per activity 10 times per shift, occasionally may lift over 50 pounds with assistance, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/walk on catwalks, repetitive use of upper extremities.

Use computer terminal 2 hours per shift, respond to visual warning indicators, respond to audible indicators, respond to color or special visual indicators, work around moving equipment, work on knees occasionally, wear specialized protective clothing, wear PPE (safety shoes/glasses/etc), work in hot or cold environment, work in hearing conservation area

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

0% travel required for Production Operator role.  Primarily will work 11pm-7am, work schedule.  May require OT and work on non-scheduled days given production needs.

Last Date to Apply for Job: October 21st 2021
    Eligible for Relocation Package: NO
    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES
 

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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