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Packaging Tech 5 – 2nd shift

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Start date
Sep 17, 2022
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Job Details

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

“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

Your expertise in the manufacturing domain will help Pfizer with the operations required for the assembly and packaging of finished goods. You will manage product finishing scheduling, setting up, operating, maintaining, and adjusting processes or packaging equipment. You will be a team member who is relied to have a good understanding of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your decision making will help you prioritize workflows based on the available resources.

You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks, some of which may vary in scope, sequence, complexity and timing. You will contribute to the team’s success by sharing your previously acquired knowledge. You will be relied upon to maximize quality and efficiency; completing batch records and associated documentation, and working in an integrated computerized manufacturing environment.

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

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform all manual packaging duties as required by operating unit
  • Operate selected packaging equipment
  • Assist or perform setup of selected equipment with guidance from leadership
  • Perform line clearances and cleaning
  • Perform necessary process checks including but not limited to package checks, hourly audits, etc.
  • Perform equipment and facility compliance assessments
  • Monitors packaging output, checks product quality and makes adjustment to ensure equipment is operating efficiently
  • Performs all necessary SAP/PEPS entries.
  • Conducts label lot changeovers
  • Troubleshoot selected equipment
  • Verifies that the line is clean and cleared prior to starting the production order
  • Responsible for accuracy of batch related documentation
  • Able to gown and work in all unclassified areas.
  • Demonstrates floor leadership abilities

How You Will Achieve It
  • Manage own time, professional development, prioritize work-flows and be accountable for own results.
  • Act as a skilled Packaging Operations Technician within {Current} Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP} regulated areas in the Packaging facility, reporting to the Packaging Team Leader.
  • Operate the appropriate assembly/packaging equipment per Standard Operating Procedures and Batch Records.
  • Ensures equipment is operational when returned after maintenance, and maintenance log is completed and accurate.
  • Work effectively within a team with moderate supervision, at times working cross functionally.
  • Able to perform calculations for percent accountabilities, reconciliation of numerical values.
  • Monitor, evaluate and adjust processes or packaging equipment to maximize quality and efficiency.
  • Conduct primary packaging process both in pilot/study and commercial lots that meet product specification as per approved Packaging Instruction and/or protocol.
  • Perform all manual packaging and inspection duties as required by operating unit.
  • Work in a safe manner and report all potential safety issues to leadership in a timely manner
  • Perform all tasks in strict compliance with operating procedures, best practices and regulatory requirements
  • Dependable - Follows unit / area / plant requirements and guidelines
  • Willing to assist other production units in order to meet unit / site goals
  • Maintain training at or above 95%
  • Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks in support of the Kalamazoo Site objectives
  • Communication and Leadership Expectations
  • 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 TCW's
  • Provide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with GMP documentation.
  • Responsible for the direction of colleagues and TCW's while leading the work center / production line

QualificationsMust-Have
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years’ experience
  • Experience of related experience and/or training
  • Math and reading skills required for Standard Operating Procedure, Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} and Batch Record comprehension
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn new and changing responsibilities
  • Ability to contribute to department success in a team environment and perform tasks at a productive level under demanding conditions

Nice-to-Have
  • Bachelor's Degree


PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to lift 42 lbs. Must be a self-starter.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Schedule is in 2nd shift. Over time may be needed for business needs.

Other Job Details

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: September 30, 2022
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: NO

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.

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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.

Visit www.pfizer.com and connect with us.

 

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