Pfizer Technical Specialist, Inventory Management in Groton, Connecticut
The Inventory Management (IM) Technician position is responsible for supporting all activities within the Groton Pharmaceutical Sciences Drug Product Supply Inventory Management Group. We are seeking a material handler to support Groton IM's, GMP space, and associated activities on a daily basis. As a member of the IM team the candidate will be required to learn a wide variety of support activities and functions while supporting development, clinical, and commercial materials. This role will be required to follow GMP standards, and for assuring compliance with Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies along with all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines (e.g. FDA, DEA, TSA, MHRA).
Complete GMP/quality inspections on incoming materials, to include but not limited to API's, Excipients, Raw Materials, Drug Substance, Controlled Substances, and Hazardous Materials.
Receive, sample, dispense, ship, manage and maintain all material types to support development, clinical, and commercial activities.
Strict adherence to quality, GMP, safety and environmental standards is required.
Responsible for identifying, reporting and supporting the resolution of quality concerns, and at times contributing to the subsequent investigational reports.
Receipt of materials into multiple approved electronic inventory systems, becoming proficient working within these systems.
Performing electronic and physical inventory transactions for all materials.
Perform GMP warehouse infrastructure duties to include; warehouse management, cycle counts, stock rotation, transferring, picking, cleaning, destruction/waste management, segregation of materials, etc.
Subdividing and sampling of all material types, to include hazardous materials.
Responsible for the completion of all shipping functions.
Follow and understand applicable SOPs/procedures in relation to activities being complete.
Demonstrates sound understanding and advanced knowledge of practices/concepts of IM and a working knowledge of principles, practices, concepts and operations within other partner disciplines.
Must be adaptable and maintain flexibility in completing daily tasks in an ever changing work environment.
Proven ability to multitask, manage time and work load. Ability to escalate issues immediately.
Maintain excellent customer service and assure on time delivery (OTD).
Display and influence appropriate behaviors and adhere to Pfizer standards and values.
Ability to write and remediate departmental SOP's.
Effective collaboration with partner lines and customers bases.
Participating on teams as required (i.e. safety team, process improvement teams, procedure teams, project teams).
Must be responsible and dependable.
Identify, implement and support continuous improvement initiatives throughout IM.
Controlled Substance Related Duties:
Daily handling of controlled substances (CS) in accordance to state and federal regulations
Assure the security of controlled substances at all times
Required to work daily on operational tasks involving CS
Ensure all CS-Program documentation and records are maintained according to state and federal regulations (import, export, C-II, annual inventory, etc.)
Ensure all federal, state and internal regulations are adhered to within the CS-Program
Ability to transfer CS materials across customer/partner groups
Responsible to perform CS cycle counting activities
Ability to work on the destruction of CS material
Work with CS team to interpret DEA regulations as needed for the daily work
Work directly with high value, listed chemicals and alcohol
High School with 2+ years of Pharma experience and/or Bachelor's Degree in relevant
Must be responsible/dependable and have the ability to manage own time independently
Experience and or knowledge of a cGMP environment
Experience working in a regulated work environment
Language Skills: Effective written and oral communication skills
Electronic Skills: Experience with computers to include: databases, email, software, navigation of shared drives, search engines, word processing, spreadsheets
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills, to include good behaviors
Ability to obtain the following certifications: Power Jack certification, Fork Lift, Raymond Lift, DOT/IATA regulations
Must have a valid driver's license
Experience working within the Pharma Industry, GMP materials management, CS materials and or leading projects/teams
Experience working with DEA/CT Drug Control regulated drugs
Advanced electronic and computer skills including: Excel, Word, Microsoft dynamics, Visio, SharePoint
Experience with powered pallet movers and powered industrial vehicles, i.e. fork lifts, swing lifts, platform lifts, etc.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to complete repetitive physical activity
Ability to work with and around power industrial vehicles
Ability to drive multiple vehicles, including Pfizer trucks
Ability to physically move materials (i.e. drums, boxes, crates, modules)
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Must be able to reach above shoulder level, bend/stoop, push/pull, and handle/grip frequently
Must be able to gown up as required, to include specific PPE (i.e. respirators, full gear, safety glasses, daily uniform, etc.)
Must be able to perform in a fast paced dynamic work place
Must be able to work outside of normal scheduled business hours as necessary including opportunities of overtime
Must be able to perform mathematical calculations and data analysis
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Position will require 40 hours per week
Must be available to work during business hours of 6:00 am -4:30 pm
Overtime is based on business needs
Hours may very dependent on business needs
Other Job Details:
Last Date to Apply for Job: November 10, 2018
Additional Location Information: Groton CT
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: Yes
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