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Inspector I - 2nd Shift (3:00pm - 11:15 pm)

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Start date
Sep 5, 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 group of dedicated and change 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 develop and apply 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 the direct application of your skills/knowledge.

Your hard work and focus will help make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and support patients across the globe.

Role Summary

This position is responsible for operating and controlling essential manufacturing/packaging/inspection equipment and/or production lines. The candidate will be responsible for inspecting the injectable product on Sterile Inspection lines and assisting Line Coordinators with additional tasks. Responsible for monitoring, minor troubleshooting, performing quality level checks, and documenting processing steps for various manufacturing/packaging/inspection equipment. They are required to perform and learn basic, repetitive manufacturing or packaging operations. The inspector ensures that all safety guidelines and practices are followed. Documents and monitors manufacturing/packaging/inspection operations in a specific GMP manner. Work is strictly compliant with manufacturing standards and all regulatory and safety requirements.

Role Responsibilities
  • Functional/Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of essential discipline. Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards.

  • Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence: Closely supervised. Follows specific, detailed instructions.

  • Impact and Organizational Contribution: Contributes to the completion of routine tasks.

  • Teamwork/Influence: Contacts are primarily within an immediate work group or standard process-related workflow. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to get along with colleagues are essential.

  • Time Span of Work: Daily tasks and deliverables. Results can usually be measured on a daily or weekly basis.

  • Education: High school diploma / general education degree (GED) plus either an Associate’s degree or six months’ work experience (e.g., current or previous Pfizer colleague; Mfg, Pkg or Veterans/Military relevant experience). Basic math and reading comprehension (meet minimal test requirements); minimal training/experience; comprehend detailed instructions.

  • Experience: Prior Inspection experience is preferred but not required.

  • Mathematical Skills: Basic Math Skills Required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Pharmaceutical production experience


  • Physical Demands: Job tasks include frequent bending, lifting, and twisting motions. Additional demands are line and product-specific. Participation in an Ergonomic Stretching Program is required.

  • Work Environment: Eye protection, gloves, and other PPE are required based on product requirements. Annual vision testing (acuity and color blindness testing) is required. No physical or medical restrictions would prohibit working in low light and/or confined space work environment. May be required to gown for work in ‘clean room.’


Weekend work will be required.

Relocation support available

Work Location Assignment:On Premise

***Pfizer now offering $4,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS for successful hires through December 31, 2022***

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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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