Pfizer Process Engineer, Technical Services in McPherson, Kansas


The primary role of the Technical Services Process Engineer is project management and the application of advanced manufacturing, science and technology processes related to sterile injectable pharmaceutical packaging components and container closure systems:

Serving as a scientific and technical representative for process-related and component and packaging issues at the facility. Partnering with manufacturing, supply chain, engineering and quality to meet the production schedule, ensure commercial supply , uphold quality standards and drive towards zero defects Performing trending and monitoring of critical quality attributes/critical process parameters to maintain product quality and to drive process and component improvement. Identifying and implementing potential process improvements in conjunction with manufacturing operations and processes. Provide component and packaging technical support for new product introductions, product transfers, new equipment or manufacturing process changes. Assisting in documenting changes/updates to manufacturing processes and working with manufacturing, engineering, supply chain and validation to implement those changes. Reviewing/providing feedback and technical/scientific support on project deliverables, i.e. remediation initiatives, plan reports, etc. Establishing small-scale production processes and using scaled-down lab processes to enable process troubleshooting. Providing innovative solutions for in a sterile injectable drug manufacturing environment. Working directly with component suppliers on process improvement initiatives.


Collaborate cross functionally with site Incoming Quality, Supplier Quality, Supply Chain Global Technical Services to provide technical Support and project management for component and packaging changes to drive process improvement. Provides technical support related to components and packaging for equipment and process validation activities, product transfers, new product introductions and Pfizer Center One initiatives. Provide technical support for Quality Assurance Reports (QAR), Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCAR) and audit remediation efforts. Initiate and manage gQTS (Global Quality Tracking System) Change Records for component and packaging initiatives. Update component specifications, drawings and monographs. Research and implement new technologies in support of continuous improvement. Writes Technical protocols and reports associated with component and packaging qualifications, testing and engineering trials.


  • BS in Engineering or Science required.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Process Engineering, pharmaceutical industry or equivalent education preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to details.

  • 2 years' experience in a manufacturing and/or production site.

  • Preferred - Experience in a pharmaceutical facility.


  • No unique physical requirements

  • Mental:

  • Remains organized & positive in ambiguous and fast-paced, rapidly changing situations

  • Ability to analyze data from detailed schedule and risk management tools

  • Interface effectively with multiple stakeholder groups

  • Ability to appropriately manage ambiguity and work autonomously

  • Develop positive relationships with multiple manufacturing disciplines

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: October 10, 2018

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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