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Packaging Technician V - 1st Shift (7:00am - 3:00pm)

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Start date
Sep 26, 2022
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“Schedule is subject to change”


Packaging Techniciansare responsible for the operation ofproductionlines. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards (SOPs) and following all regulatory requirements (i.e., GMPs & OSHA). This job includes the following functions:

  • Perform all tasks in strict compliance with operating procedures, best practices and regulatory requirements.

  • Dependable – Follows unit / area / plant requirements and guidelines.

  • Demonstrate leadership behaviors within the unit, takingownership and accountabilityof theproduction schedule,product quality, and leading by example.

  • Willing to assist other production units in order to meet unit / site goals.

  • Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks in support of the Kalamazoo Site objectives.

  • Demonstratinggrowth mindset to share best practicesandutilize downtime effectively.

  • Completing and maintaining all required training on time

  • Perform alloperating andpackaging duties as required by operating unit.

  • Operate selectedproductionprocessequipment.

  • Perform Line clearances and cleaning.

  • Perform necessary process checks including but not limited to, package checks, hourly audits, etc.

  • 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 TCWs

  • Provide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with GMP documentation.

  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


Asan entry position,the colleagueis expected to show progression towards all the items below and competency on a growing number of them astheduration in the role progresses.


  • Safety Orientation 

  • LOTO

  • Unit safetyauditsand inspections


  • GMP record entries  

  • Access to area specific gowning

  • Meets daily GMP requirements - with assistance  

  • Maintains trainingrequirements per Site and Unit Goals 

Packaging Operations 

  • Contributes toproductionoutput

  • Checks product quality

  • Accurate Handoffs

  • Conducts areaaudits - GMP/5S/Safety

  • Weekend Rotation (participation) 

  • Perform line clean and clear activities prior to and following aproduction order 

  • Assist with material handling, staging, etc. activities

  • Responsible for accuracy of batch record related documentationand batch record review

  • Complete LOTO, line logs, maintenance logs as needed


  • Performs work in professional, self-directed, responsible, and timely manner 

  • Responsible for the direction of colleagues and TCWs while leading the work center / productionline

  • High school diploma / general education degree (GED)

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment with at least 6 months of GMP experience (e.g. current or previous Pfizer colleague or contractor or similar)

  • Mechanical experience / knowledge preferred.
  • An associate degree, OR Veteran/Military experience.


Physical Demands:

  • Considerable standing. Walking, bending reaching and lifting up to 42 pounds.

  • Manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination is required.

  • This position requires the manual packaging of products.


Positionscan bestaffed across all three shiftsbased on business needs. Weekend, holiday, and overtime may be required to meet business or customer needs.

Other Job Details:
Last Date to Apply for April 27th
Eligible for Relocation Package: NO
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES

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

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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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