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Pfizer Packaging Engineer Tech in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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 Will You Achieve

Your expertise in the manufacturing domain will help Pfizer with the operations required for the assembly and packaging of finished goods. You will manage product finishing scheduling, setting up, operating, maintaining, and adjusting processes or packaging equipment.

As part of technical operations, you will be developing and applying your knowledge of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your receptiveness to new ideas will enhance the team's ability to achieve goals and targets. You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks and identify process issues or problems that involve direct application of your skills and knowledge. You will be relied upon to maximize quality and efficiency, completing batch records and associated documentation, and working in an integrated computerized manufacturing environment.

It is your hard work and dedication that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How Will You Achieve It

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will be required to:

  • set-up, operate, change-over, maintain, and basic troubleshoot Packaging equipment used in Injectable Packaging.

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will monitor, evaluate and adjust processes or equipment to maximize quality and efficiency, and make some minor repairs as required.

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will be responsible for completion of batch records, associated documentation Work Center Performance Monitoring (WPM) and SAP entries.

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will be responsible for helping to train other Packaging Engineering Technician, Line Coordinators and Inspection Operator.

  • Additional responsibilities may include running the lines, coordinate startups and clearances.

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will coordinate with maintenance to complete repairs and develop solutions to mechanical hindrances.

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will provide support to the Packaging Technicians, Production Specialist, Leads and Plant Professionals for new equipment, and upgrades to existing equipment.

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will need to effectively communicate with other line colleagues and support personnel.

  • The Packaging Engineering Technician will ensure all tasks are performed in accordance with applicable safety guidelines, as well as appropriate processing standards, SOP's such as FDA's current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • High school diploma / general education degree (GED)

  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years as a Packaging Technician or 4-year engineering degree. •

  • Language Skills: Good oral and written communication skills

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate percentages as well as multiplication and division

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to analyze and troubleshoot automated equipment and processes

  • Physical Demands: Repetitive bending, lifting, and twisting as well as standing for extended periods of time.

  • Work Environment: Colleague is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The light level in the work environment is lowered to accommodate inspection processes. Use eye protection is required. Math and reading skills required for SOP, GMP and Batch Record comprehension. Ability to contribute to department success in a team environment and perform tasks at a productive level under demanding conditions is mandatory. Must be self-motivated and willing to learn new and changing responsibilities. Requires a demonstrated ability to self-direct daily activities to meet production schedule.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Standing, lifting, and walking.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:

This position supports a 24x7x365 operation. Night Shift: This position will align work schedule to support a 6pm to 6am team with a rotating 5-5-4 schedule. This schedule provides 2 consecutive weekends unscheduled followed by 2 scheduled weekends. Holiday and overtime may be required to meet business needs.

Work Location Assignment:On Premise

Last day to apply: February 7th 2023.

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

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.

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