Pfizer Packaging Technician 3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan

About Pfizer

A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Role Description

Packaging Technician Assistant works in a complex integrated computerized manufacturing environment. The individual will ensure all tasks are performed in accordance with applicable safety guidelines, as well as appropriate processing standards, such as FDA's current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). The technician will be required to set-up, operate, change- over, maintain, troubleshoot and make some minor repairs on complex packaging equipment. The technician will monitor, evaluate and adjust processes or packaging equipment to maximize quality and efficiency. The technician will be responsbile for completion of batch records and associated documentation. The technician will need to effectively communicate with other line colleagues and support personnel.General ExpectationsWork in a safe manner and report all potential safety issues to leadership in a timely mannerPerform all tasks in strict compliance with operating procedures, best practices and regulatoryrequirementsDependable - Follows unit / area / plant requirements and guidelinesMaintain training at or above 95%Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks in support of the Kalamazoo Site objectivesCommunication and Leadership ExpectationsConsistently displays Own-It behaviors in accordance with Pfizer Core Competencies: Seizesaccountability; grows self; change agile; self awareness; commits to one Pfizer; peer relationships.Train and mentor new colleagues and TCW'sProvide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with GMP documentation.* Responsible for the direction of colleagues and TCW's while leading the workcenter/production line


Perform all manual packaging and inspection duties as required by operating unitOperate selected packaging equipmentPerform necessary process checks including but not limited to package checks, hourly audits,etc.Monitors packaging output, checks product quality and makes adjustment to ensure equipmentis operating efficientlyPerform equipment operator functions on Line 2Perform equipment change parts room functionsPerform material and finished goods reconciliationPerform all necessary SAP/PEPS entries*Conduct label lot changeoversPerform all equipment wash and washroom related tasks


High school diploma / general education degree (GED) plus either an Associates degree or six months work experience (e.g. current or previous Pfizer colleague; Mfg, Pkg or Veterans/Military relevant experience).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 direct daily activities to meet production schedule.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:This will be a 2nd shift position with core hours from 3:00pm - 11:25pm; and a 3rd shift position with core hours 11:00pm - 7:25am Monday through Friday with overtimerequired.Considerable standing, walking, bending, reaching and lifting up to 42 pounds. Manualdexterity and good hand-eye coordination is required.*This position requires the manual inspection of products. The successful candidate must passvision tests and must be able to perform manual, repetitive-motion task

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.

Packaging Technician 3 Kalamazoo, Michigan 1053520-1852