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Packaging Tech 2


Kalamazoo, MI
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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 responsible for completion of batch records and associated documentation. The technician will need to effectively communicate with other line colleagues and support personnel.

General Expectations

+ Work in a safe manner and report all potential safety issues to leadership in a timely manner

+ Perform all tasks in strict compliance with operating procedures, best practices and regulatoryrequirements

+ Dependable - Follows unit / area / plant requirements and guidelines

+ Maintain training at or above 95%

+ Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks in support of the Kalamazoo Site objectivesCommunication and Leadership Expectations

+ Consistently displays Own-It behaviors in accordance with Pfizer Core Competencies: Seizes accountability; grows self; change agile; self -awareness; commits to one Pfizer; peer relationships.

+ Train and mentor new colleagues and TCW's

Provide feedback to leadership regarding issues and errors with GMP documentation.


+ Perform all manual packaging and inspection duties as required by operating unit

+ Operate selected packaging equipment

+ Assist or perform setup of selected equipment with guidance from leadership

+ Perform line clearances and cleaning

+ Perform necessary process checks including but not limited to package checks, hourly audits, etc.

+ Perform equipment and facility compliance assessments

+ Able to gown and work in all unclassified areas

+ Perform all equipment wash and washroom related tasks


High school diploma / general education degree (GED) or work related experience/skill. (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

+ This will be a 1st shift position with core hours from 0600/1618 M-TH with overtime required.

+ Basic administrative and or/ standardized, semi-skilled work routines; operations of complex technical and/or mechanical tools and equipment. Demonstrated interpersonal leadership and accountability in day-to-day interactions with an operational focus on customer needs and process requirements is required.

+ Considerable demonstrated skills in communicating (oral and written) effectively with diverse individuals/groups; facilitating trust and understanding; and developing, influencing and managing work, and employee and customer relationships.

+ Considerable standing, walking, bending, reaching and lifting up to 42 pounds. Manual dexterity and good hand-eye coordination is required.

+ This position requires the manual packaging and inspection of products. The successful candidate must pass vision 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.

**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: 12/15/17**

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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