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API Chemical Coordinator – 3rd Shift

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Aug 12, 2022

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“Schedule is subject to change”

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

Leads operators and/or groups of operators in assuring that all of the duties required in his/her area are appropriately conducted with or without supervision. Dependent upon area of assignment, this may include complex chemical reactions, fermentations, process experiments and equipment trials, extractions, distillations, absorptions, crystallizations, filtrations, drying, milling, micronizing and packaging operations. Provides training and leadership as well as performing operator duties. Maintains positive team atmosphere and productivity. Maintains Pfizer standards and values for quality, safety and environmental objectives as well as meeting production goals.

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.
  • Prioritize own workflow and allocate work to others and assist in establishing their priorities.
  • Responsible for providing input for performance assessment on team members.
  • Maintain Pfizer standards and values for quality, safety and environmental objectives as well as meeting production goals.
  • Lead operators in assuring that all the duties required in their areas are appropriately conducted with or without supervision.
  • Help Project Managers with both in-house and contract maintenance on process equipment.
  • Learn activities and tasks associated with own role, and contribute to creative conversations {e.g., brainstorming and innovation).
  • Consistently communicates work sequence status to supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Follow procedures at all times, adopting current Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP} practices.
  • Interact with API and unit leadership, shop floor operators, subject matter experts across production units as well as API Specialist peers, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety colleagues and external regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain and prepare API Laboratory Equipment/supplies and consumables for production use, aligning with API unit production schedules.

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Certification in assigned are (Chemical Operator Certification), if applicable
  • Demonstrated experience in API and completion of operator training program.
  • Acquired API operations/IPL experience
  • Functional/Technical Knowledge of the discipline
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Computer skills, such as Microsoft Applications and experience with System Application and Products

  • Associate's Degree
  • Previous API experience


Considerable standing, walking, climbing of stairs and ladders, lifting and moving of containers up to 25 kg. Considerable outside environment; hot/cold conditions.Frequent exposure to airborne particles;Must work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is loud. Use of hearing, hand, head, feet, eye and repertory protection is required.


Position is currently for 3rd shift 10:15pm-7:24am but will transition to a 12 hour night shift position 7:00pm-7:00am

Work Location Assignment:On Premise

Other Job Details

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: August 26, 2022
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: 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.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

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.




Join world-class scientists and leaders who are dedicated to bringing therapies that will significantly improve patients' lives.

As one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we're driven to discover the cure --driven to significantly improve the lives of everyone...everywhere. If you're similarly driven, you'll find there's no better place to begin --and continue --your career than at Pfizer.

Science is the foundation of our company.  This is why it's no surprise that the most driven scientists in the world choose to carry out their life's passion at Pfizer.  We arm them with the resources, technology, and facilities they need to solve some of the world’s most complex health challenges. This combination empowers our scientists with expertise in vaccines, small-molecule medicines, biotherapeutics amongst many others, to collaborate on breakthrough science, including the world's first mRNA-Based Covid19 vaccine.  Our colleagues advance science and technologies into the therapies that matter most.

Join us and you'll partner with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and abilities who contribute to all aspects of what we do. Great things happen when people come together with one shared goal. If you're driven to discover the cure- ensure it has the latest technology to make it a reality or help improve the lives of others- join those who are similarly driven at Pfizer. The future of medicine is happening here.

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