Aseptic Specialist (2nd Shift)

Pfizer Inc.

Kalamazoo, MI

Job posting number: #7219729 (Ref:pf-4906756)

Posted: February 21, 2024

Job Description

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 
In the Aseptic Manufacturing team, you will be accountable for the oversight or operational activities involved in the aseptic cleaning and/or other chemical cleaning involved in Pfizer's manufacturing plants and/or distribution centers. Your work will involve determining manufacturing methods, procedures, and tooling requirements,  designing tools and planning production sequences.   
 

As part of the Technical Operations team, you are recognized as a subject matter expert with specialized knowledge and skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. You will be entrusted with adapting standard methods and procedures by applying your knowledge, prior work experience and requirements. Your business awareness of cross-organizational impact on project delivery will elevate the quality of project deliverables. You will make decision about the methods and procedures that are the best fit for different work situations. You will train others and reinforce behaviors that will help us achieve our goal of providing the best healthcare to our patients.
 

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.  
 
How You Will Achieve It 

  • Manage own time, professional development and be accountable for own results. 

  • Prioritize own workflow, allocate work to others and assist in establishing their priorities. 

  • Develop and conduct aseptic gowning training and qualification activities for colleagues in multiple operating areas.   

  • Develop and conduct periodic audits of aseptic practices and behaviors in aseptic environments in collaboration with Operations personnel and Quality enablers.    

  • Support the development and implementation of training programs, curricula, procedures and pertinent documents to address the skills & behaviors required to ensure that the aseptic area(s) operate in compliance. 

  • Serve as ongoing technical resource to the aseptic operating areas, overseeing that production lots are manufactured under required aseptic behaviors and practices as well as Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and/or Good Manufacturing Principles (GMP) requirements.   

  • Provide/assist in training as necessary, presents information to large groups in some cases.  

  • Work within the site change control systems to update compliance documents.   

  • Suggest/drive improvements in systems, equipment and processes to improve compliance and/or efficiency.

 

Qualifications :

 

Must-Have 

  • Bachelor's Degree or High School GED + 6 years related experience.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.  

  • Computer Skills in Microsoft applications, Plateau (PLS). 

  • Demonstrated reading comprehension and writing proficiency at level that meets role requirements.   

 

Nice-to-Have 

  • Previous operations experience in aseptic work environments.  

  • Prior training experience. 

  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse individuals/groups resulting in desired outcomes. 

  • Leader behaviors are an important part of this position especially teamwork, integrity, open discussion and debate and performance. 

 
 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Able to work under full clean room (GRADE A/B/C/D) environments with appropriate gowning.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Positions are staffed across all three shifts (1st: 0600-1430, 2nd:1400-2230, and 3rd: 2200-0630).  Weekend, holiday, and overtime may be required to meet business or customer needs.


Work Location Assignment: On Premise

Last Day to Apply: March 5, 2024

The salary for this position ranges from $23.95 to $39.92 per hour. In addition, this position offers eligibility for overtime, weekend, holiday and other pay premiums depending on the work schedule and the Company’s policies. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided applies only to the United States - Michigan - Kalamazoo location.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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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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