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Pfizer Packaging Tech 3 (2nd Shift) in Kalamazoo, Michigan

* Pfizer now offering *$4,000.00 SIGN ON BONUS for successful hires through December 31, 2022**

"Schedule is subject to change"

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

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 You Will Achieve It

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

  • Perform equipment change parts room functions.

  • Ensure appropriate cleans are performed, which will include mopping floors, cleaning walls, sanitizing tools and equipment and operating various cleaning equipment.

  • Work with a sense of urgency to ensure cleaning process does not impact manufacturing areas.

  • Maintain training, train and mentor new colleagues and relevant teams.

  • Consistently display behaviors in accordance with Pfizer Core Competencies.

  • Set-up and operate printers, scales, tools and robotic equipment for the purpose of packaging finished product.

  • Monitor, evaluate and adjust processes or packaging equipment to maximize quality and efficiency.

  • Perform all necessary documentation including required labels, batch records, cleaning forms, assembly logs, work orders, etc.

  • Provide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with Good Manufacturing Practices documentation and comply with cGMP.

  • Packaging Technicians are responsible for the operation of packing lines. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards (SOPs) and following all regulatory requirements (i.e., GMPs & OSHA). This job includes the following functions:

  • Supporting development and execution of Capital Projects, corrective actions, and continuous improvement ideas.

  • Perform all tasks in strict compliance with operating procedures, best practices and regulatory requirements.

  • Dependable - Follows unit / area / plant requirements and guidelines.

  • Demonstrate leadership behaviors within the unit, taking ownership and accountability of the production schedule, product quality, and leading by example.

  • Willing to assist other production units in order to meet unit / site goals.

  • Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks in support of the Kalamazoo Site objectives.

  • Demonstrating growth mindset to share best practices and utilize downtime effectively.

  • Working safely and compliantly following all applicable SOPs and standards including recording of GMP documentation.

  • Completing and maintaining all required training on time, to maintain training at or above 96%.

  • Perform all packaging duties as required by operating unit.

  • Operate selected packaging equipment.

  • Assist or perform setup of selected equipment with guidance from leadership.

  • Perform Line clearances and cleaning.

  • Perform necessary process checks including but not limited to, package checks, hourly audits, etc.

  • Perform equipment and facility compliance assessments.

  • Consistently displays Own-It behaviors in accordance with Pfizer Core Competencies: Seizes accountability; grows self; change agile; self-awareness; commits to one Pfizer; peer relationships.

  • Train and mentor new colleagues and TCW's.

  • Provide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with GMP documentation.

  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.



  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Manufacturing experience.

  • Math and reading skills required for Standard Operating Procedure, Good Manufacturing Practices {cGMP} and Batch Record comprehension.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Evidence of strong team interaction and leadership skills.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications.


  • Bachelor's Degree.

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


  • Considerable standing. Walking, bending reaching and lifting up to 42 pounds.

  • Manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination is required.

  • This position requires the manual packaging of products.


  • Weekend, holiday, and overtime may be required to meet business or customer needs.

  • Work Location Assignment:On Premise colleagues work in a Pfizer site because it's needed to get their job done. They may have flexibility to work remotely from time to time, but they are primarily on-site.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: December 6, 2022.


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.