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Production Specialist (LVS Solutions Operator) 12 hr night shift (E5)


Rocky Mount, NC
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The **Production Specialist- Solutions Operator** will perform set-up, cleaning & operation of complex equipment, chemical testing, mixing drugs, filtering & drug weighing. This person must maintain accurate and detailed paperwork. The Solutions Operator will work in a restricted environment a team setting, however, this position requires the exercise of independent judgment based on procedural knowledge and must be able to recognize and relater potential problems. This position is responsible for preparing pharmaceutical solutions that are ultimately filled within either aseptic or terminal sterilization filling areas of small volume parenterals business units.


+ Prepares tanks and cleans tanks and area related equipment before and after solution manufacturing.

+ Weighs drugs, cleans and sets up test filter, withdraws samples, performs some testing (ph, conductivity, oridizable substances, etc) as needed for solution manufacture.

+ Keeps accurate records as needed for solution manufacture and prepares solutions as directed by work order.

+ Documents work in the work order packages as needed.

+ Recognize when processes, procedures, equipment, product, commodities, etc are out of specifications. Failure to identify potential issues may result in spoiled batches, lots, loads, commodities, up to and including a product re-inspection or recall. Improper use or monitoring of equipment may result in substantial downtime, equipment and material or product loss.


High School/GED with 2 years of production experience performing in a minimum of a "c" level job or equivalent required, or

A.S. degree in business, math, or science or similar field with minimum "c" average required.

Bachelor's Degree in business, math, or science preferred.

Must be able to work with computerized drug weigh programs.

Must demonstrate experience and competence in following detailed instructions.

Have some knowledge of chemistry, the metric system, scales, and the filtration process.

Must be able to read, interpret, and perform job duties as prescribed in the operating procedure.

Must be able to read and interpret equipment data and demonstrate ability to communicate work requirement and problems in a concise and accurate manner.

Must be able to evaluate prepared solutions to confirm dissolution of all drug components.

Must be able to confirm cleaned equipment meets the requirements of "visually clean".

Must be able to work in a controlled temperature environment wearing clean room attire. On occasion, steam, noise, chemical odors, and fumes may be present.

Operators required to wear personnel protective equipment as indicated by area standard operating procedures.

Ensure adherence to all plant safety rules in area of responsibility.


+ Stand up to 10-12 hours per shift, sit for up to 5-6 hours per shift, regularly lift up to 50 pounds per activity, occasionally lift a maximum of 50 pounds per activity, occasionally may lift over 50 pounds with assistance, walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/walk on catwalks

+ Use computer terminal 6 hours per shift, respond to visual warning indicators, respond to audible warning indicators, respond to color or special visual indicators, use powered material handling equipment, work around moving equipment, work with biological materials, work with chemicals, wear specialized protective clothing, wear a respirator, wear PPE (safety shoes/glasses/etc), work in hot or cold environment, work in hearing conservation area

**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: 2/23/2018**

+ **Eligible for Relocation Package**

+ Additional Location Information: Rocky Mount, NC

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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