Pfizer Manufacturing Technician (Machine operator) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

ROLE SUMMARY

As a Manufacturing Technician I, you will be working in a manufacturing environment (with other individuals) running a specialized packaging machine. These activities involve setting-up, operating, cleaning, and troubleshooting each component on the packaging machine in an efficient manner as needed to meet the production schedule. A thorough understanding of the equipment and each job function within the work center along with the ability to troubleshoot minor problems is essential. Strong mechanical skills along with a sense of urgency and understanding of customer service are required.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Set-up and operate packaging equipment in accordance with established procedures.

  • Makes adjustments to machine settings to complete manufacturing jobs accurately and efficiently.

  • Maintains and cleans equipment as dictated by internal procedures and system recommendations.

  • Disassemble/assemble machine for appropriate format changes.

  • Assists in troubleshooting routine equipment issues.

  • Perform weekly required wet-cleans.

  • Perform routine quality checks to ensure that goods produced meet or exceed corporate quality standards.

  • Perform all necessary documentation including: batch record material usage, cleaning forms, work orders, etc.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Work with a sense of urgency to ensure that production lines run efficiently while minimizing downtime.

  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), sanitation procedures and general housekeeping as well as all safety practices and procedures.

  • Production Area Cleanliness. Ensure appropriate cleans are performed and cleanliness maintained at all times.

  • Lead quick and efficient changeovers to minimize machine down time

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Production Supervisor.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of a High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with a minimum of 0-1 years' experience working in a manufacturing environment. Candidate must have strong math skill and the ability to write clearly and accurately. Knowledge and understanding of GMP's and Food Sanitation in a food or dietary supplement manufacturing plant with blending experience is strongly preferred.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively with both supervisors and co-workers

Math Ability:

Ability to accurately calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP's and Food Sanitation in a food or dietary supplement manufacturing plant with blending experience is strongly preferred.

  • College/Trade school credits or Associate Degree highly desirable

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be available to work any shift and extended time. Will work on weekends as required to perform preventative maintenance. May be assigned to work on holidays and shutdown.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required to stand and walk. The employee is also required to reach with arms, use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must be able to operate heavy machinery and is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

This position must be available to work any shift and extended time. Will work on weekends as required. May be assigned to work on holidays and shutdown.

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.

Sunshine Act

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  • Last Date to Apply for Job: January 6, 2019

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.