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API Chemical Coordinator - Building 173 (3rd Shift)

Company: Pfizer
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Why Patients Need YouOur breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer's mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.What You Will AchieveYou will provide support for 3rd shift in B173 Chemical Processing. You will possess strong knowledge of API equipment/technologies, API operations, SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), standard work and focus on continuous improvement as well as strong organizational, communication, and people skills. You will be responsible for providing direction to the shop floor in order to ensure that these practices are considered the foundation of our success.As part of the building leadership team, you are recognized as a subject matter expert and serve as on-going resource to the unit, overseeing that operating is completed within EHS and/or GMP requirements, working to maximize production efficiency where possible. You will be entrusted with adapting standard methods and procedures by applying your knowledge, prior work experience and requirements. You will arrive at decisions on which methods and procedures are the best fit for different work situations. You will train others and reinforce behaviors that will help us achieve our goal of providing the best healthcare to our patients.It is your hard work and focus that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.How You Will Achieve It

  • Manage own time, professional development and be accountable for shift results.
  • Prioritize own workflow and allocate work to others and assist in establishing their priorities.
  • Responsible for providing input for performance assessment on team members.
  • Maintain Pfizer standards and values for quality, safety and environmental objectives as well as meeting production goals.
  • Lead operators in assuring that all the duties required in their areas are appropriately conducted with or without supervision.
  • Help Project Managers with both in-house and contract maintenance on process equipment.
  • Learn activities and tasks associated with own role, and contribute to creative conversations (e.g., brainstorming and innovation).
  • Consistently communicates work sequence status to supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Follow procedures at all times, adopting current Good Manufacturing Practices practices.
  • Interact with API and unit leadership, shop floor operators, subject matter experts across production units as well as API Specialist peers, Quality, Environment, Health & Safety colleagues and external regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain and prepare API Laboratory Equipment/supplies and consumables for production use, aligning with API unit production schedules.QualificationsMust-Have
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Certification in assigned area, if applicable
    • Demonstrated experience in API and completion of Chemical Operator training program.
    • Acquired API operations/IPL experience
    • Functional/Technical Knowledge of the discipline
    • Effective written and oral communication
    • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Applications
    • Experience with SAP and IMEXNice-to-Have
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • 4+ years of API Chemical Operator experience
      • Previous experience as a API Chemical CoordinatorPhysical/Mental RequirementsPhysical Demands: Considerable standing, bending, reaching, twisting, kneeling, walking, climbing of stairs and ladders, lifting and moving of containers up to 25 kg. Work Environment: Considerable outside environment. Frequent exposure to airborne particles; hot/cold conditions. Must work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is loud. Use of hearing, hand, head, feet and eye protection is required.Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel, or Environment RequirementsWork Schedule - (12-5, 9-2, 10-4) 12 days on - 5 days off, 9 days on - 2 days off, 10 days on - 4 days off.Weekend and Holiday overtime required at times.Other Job Details
        • Last Date to Apply: November 24, 2021
        • Eligible for Relocation PackagePfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.Sunshine ActPfizer 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.EEO & Employment EligibilityPfizer 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.Manufacturing#LI-PFE

Keywords: Pfizer, Kalamazoo , API Chemical Coordinator - Building 173 (3rd Shift), Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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