Pfizer Aseptic Operator (3:00pm in Kalamazoo, Michigan

ROLE SUMMARY

Injectable Aseptic Operators are responsible for filling injectable drug product into primary containers. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards (SOPs) and all regulatory requirements (i.e., GMPs). This job includes the following functions: aseptic gowning and personnel monitoring, processing of hazardous and non-hazardous drug products, basic computer skills and physical material handling. Colleagues are expected to share best practices with other colleagues on their shift, and across shifts.

Colleagues will be required to work in other areas, such as Freeze Dry, Inspection, or Packaging, as production demands require. Over-time (including unplanned daily and weekend work) as production demands require.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific job functions include:

  • Loading glass into the depyrogenation tunnels.

  • Traying and wrapping finished product.

  • GMP documentation entries in the batch record.

  • Observing all safety rules; cleaning and sanitizing filling lines per approved procedures.

  • Assisting the operations technician with readying and running the filling lines.

  • Executing quality in-process verifications.

  • Taking product samples during the production run.

  • Wearing all appropriate personal protective equipment as required.

  • Participation in development and implementation of corrective and preventive actions.

  • Proactively seeking alternative value added tasks during unplanned line downtime.

  • Completing and maintaining all required training on schedule; and all other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: High school diploma / general education degree (GED) plus either an Associates degree or related experience (e.g. current or previous Pfizer colleague.

  • Manufacturing, Packaging or Veterans/Military relevant experience) proficiency at level that meets "Role" and/or "test" requirements.

  • Some related training/experience.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Mathematical Skills: basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiply, divide, percentages; use of calculator).

  • Physical Demands: lifting/lowering up to 55 pounds; reaching; standing/walking/stooping/crawling. May be on feet for hours at a time.

  • Frequent weekend work.

  • Work Environment: Colleague must work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Use of hearing and eye protection is required.

  • Seeks and shares useful information outside the team.

  • Work with an appropriate level of independence.

  • Exercise good judgment / decision making.

  • Effectively work with team members.

  • Alert to how own behaviors impact others.

  • Share information with teammates.

  • Work well with people who have different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds.

  • Demonstrate courtesy and professionalism in interactions with others.

  • Express frustrations and concerns in an appropriate manner/avoids sarcasm.

  • Must participate in special projects and work teams as requested.

  • Discuss issues openly and honestly and encourage others to do so as well.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Primary shift is 2nd shift (3:00pm - 11:30pm).

  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary - weekends and holidays.

  • Work requirements will include adherence to aseptic gowning procedures and work practices in the aseptic processing area.

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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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 12/18/18

  • Additional Location Information: Kalamazoo, MI

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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