Pfizer Manufacturing Operator I (RMH) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

ROLE SUMMARY

As a Manufacturing Operator I, you will work in a controlled environment and manually add raw ingredients into a blender or weigh raw material. This activity involves verifying and sorting weighed ingredients, assembling/disassembling a sifter, operating pallet jack scales, loading weighed material, operating blending and related equipment and cleaning in an efficient manner as needed to meet the production schedule. The work involves lifting up to 50 lb. containers on a regular basis and moving pallets of material with a hand truck. A thorough understanding of each job function within the work center is essential. Strong math skills along with a sense of urgency and the ability to work unsupervised are required.

Accountabilities:

•Follow work instructions and batch record to verify all the raw/weighed raw ingredients are present before beginning the weighing/blending process

•Perform all necessary documentation including: SAP entries, batch records, cleaning forms, assembly logs, etc.

•Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Weighing:

  • Follow work instructions and a batch record to verify all the raw ingredients are present before beginning the weighing process.

  • Accurately weigh each raw ingredient as specified in the batch record. The weighing process will normally be performed using computer aided software but may be performed manually.

  • Maintain acceptable attendance.

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment to prevent cross contamination.

  • Maintains and cleans equipment as dictated by internal procedures and system recommendations.

  • Perform all necessary documentation including: required batch record entries, cleaning forms, room logs, work orders, etc.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), sanitation procedures and general housekeeping as well as all safety practices and procedures.

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

  • Lead quick and efficient changeovers to minimize room down time.

  • Communicate effectively up and down the Chain of Command.

  • Perform any other duties assigned by the production supervisor.

Blending:

  • Follow work instructions and a batch record to organize weighed raw ingredients before beginning the blending process

  • Verify label information and load raw ingredient into a blender in the order specified in the batch record.

  • Assemble/disassemble sifter as required.

  • Discharge finished powder into totes.

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times to prevent cross contamination

  • Maintain acceptable attendance.

  • Maintains and cleans equipment as dictated by internal procedures and system recommendations.

  • Perform all necessary documentation including: required batch record entries, cleaning forms, room logs, work orders, etc.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), sanitation procedures and general housekeeping as well as all safety practices and procedures.

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

  • Lead quick and efficient changeovers to minimize room down time

  • Communicate effectively up and down the Chain of Command.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of a High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with a minimum of 0-1 years' experience working in a manufacturing environment. Candidate must have strong math skill and the ability to write clearly and accurately.

Language Ability:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively with both supervisors and co-workers

Math Ability:

  • Ability to accurately calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume; Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is required to stand and walk. The employee is also required to reach with arms, use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must be able to operate heavy machinery and is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

This position is for 1st shift, but must be available to work any shift and extended time. Will work on weekends as required. May be assigned to work on holidays and shutdown.

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

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.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 9/25/2018 Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus - Yes

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