Pfizer Team Lead in Carlisle, Pennsylvania


The Team Leader oversees a team of production employees for a designated area of responsibility. They are responsible for all necessary documentation to include: production and labor reporting, batch record entries and reviews, room logs, work orders, cleaning forms, etc. The Team Leader has the ability to work unsupervised and can make decisions in the absence of the Production Supervisor to maximizing effectiveness of the production workers, equipment and materials to produce a quality product within the planned schedule.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coordinate activities to ensure the productivity, quality, and safety of manufactured goods.

  • Lead a team of employees, assigning daily tasks as necessary.

  • Perform routine quality checks to ensure that goods produced meet or exceed corporate quality standards.

  • Perform all necessary documentation including: production and labor reporting, batch record entries and reviews, room logs, cleaning forms, work orders, etc.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Ensure that production lines run efficiently while minimizing downtime.

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

  • Create team-building activities and motivate individuals on assigned team.

  • Understand all job functions in the designated area and ensure employees are trained in these areas.

  • Verify all production labels for accuracy and ensure proper procedures are followed to prevent product mislabeling.

  • Verify all area equipment is set-up properly.

  • Monitor and Maintain yields at an acceptable level

  • Monitor and Control Manufacturing Overall Efficiency

  • Monitor Employee Break Schedules

  • Production Area Cleanliness. Ensure appropriate cleans are performed at an acceptable level.

  • Provide input on overtime needs and weekend scheduling

  • Ability to work in modules


  • Minimum of a High school diploma or general education degree (GED); with 1-2 years of experience in an GMP manufacturing environment, demonstrated ability to lead others. Knowledge and understanding of GMP's and Food Sanitation in a food or dietary supplement manufacturing plant.

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

  • Ability to write clearly and accurately.

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.


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

  • College credits or Associate Degree highly desirable


  • 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.


This position is for 3rd 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.

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Last Date to Apply for Job: September 25, 2018

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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