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Associate Lab Technician

Pfizer


Location:
Kalamazoo, MI
Date:
11/29/2017
2017-11-292017-12-30
Pfizer
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Job Details

Using technical knowledge of Aseptic Processing and Sanitization, primary responsibility is performing environmental sampling in aseptic processing areas.



Incubation of samples along with read out of sample results and entry of results into EMIS database.



Work Environment is inside aseptic processing area taking environmental samples and in a laboratory setting



Second checks records and assists in training others.



Completes training activities and maintains records, equipment, basic lab supplies, and reagents in accordance with cGMP requirements. Works under general supervision.







Primary responsibility is performing environmental sampling in aseptic processing area. This will include setting up sampling materials and data summary's in computer, incubation and readout of results along with documentation of results. Also transporting sampling supplies and completed samples to and from laboratory.



Work Environment is inside aseptic processing area taking environmental samples and in a laboratory setting involving working with corrosive and toxic chemicals and/or pathogenic organisms. May perform assays on purchased materials, investigative samples, and in-process samples in a laboratory service operation so that the unit and organizational objectives are met. Second checks records and may assist in training others.



Completes training activities and maintains records, equipment, basic lab supplies, and reagents in accordance with cGMP requirements. Works effectively in a team laboratory environment. Recognizes atypical data, informs supervision of relevant problems, and offers possible solutions.



Displays technical knowledge of Aseptic Processing and Sanitization. Knowledge of applicable technical standards, techniques, principles, theories, concepts and Pfizer processes and industry practices/standards.



Works under general supervision. Refers to policies and practices for guidance and follows established procedures. Operates within established HR policies and basic colleague relations guidelines. Contributes to the completion of specific team objectives and assigned project milestones. Knowledge and demonstration of leadership principles.







Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a scientific discipline or 3 or more years' experience in an aseptic pharmaceutical production environment. Basic interpersonal communication skills in both oral and written forms within a diverse team setting. Able to follow prescribed policies and procedures. Capable of manual manipulations with fine dexterity. Environmental sampling also requires walking, bending, reaching and lifting to conduct the sampling. Has a fundamental understanding of equipment, instrumentation, and computer applications. Gowning qualification or aseptic processing experience preferred. Previous experience in environmental monitoring / microbiological process control in an industrial or aseptic pharmaceutical production environment preferred. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are required. Candidate should possess basic computer skills such as data entry, and a high level of attention to detail is also required. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the ability to organize time independently and prioritized their workload in order to meet objectives in a flexible, team-oriented environment. Ability to multi-task is critical for this position. Preferred is Bachelor's Degree in a scientific discipline and/or experience in an aseptic pharmaceutical production environment.







Job duties involve occasional lifting (less than 35 lbs), a lot of walking (several miles/day), standing, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also, will need to read environmental monitoring plates and enter data into EM database while sitting and working at computer terminal. Will be required to complete aseptic gowning certification (Grade A) in order to work in aseptic manufacturing areas and will spent multiple days per week fully gowned inside the aseptic processing area.







This is a 3rd shift position (10 Hour shifts) Sunday - Wednesday (10pm - 8:30am) that will also require overtime and off shift work in addition to regular work hours.







**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.







**Last Date to Apply for Job:** 12/12/17







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