Environmental Monitoring Technician I - 2nd Shift

Pfizer Inc.

Rochester, MI

Job posting number: #7250259 (Ref:pf-4912754)

Posted: May 31, 2024

Job Description

Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients.  Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

You will be a team member who is relied upon to have a good understanding of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your decision making will help you prioritize workflows based on the available resources. You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks, some of which may vary in scope, sequence, complexity and timing. You will contribute to the team’s success by sharing your previously acquired knowledge.It is your hard work a

nd focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

Perform environmental monitoring in a safe, compliant, and efficient. The job responsibilities include performing environmental monitoring in the Aseptic Manufacturing Environment in order to ensure that our products meet the highest standards of quality.

How You Will Achieve It

Key Tasks:

  • Gain an understanding of cGMPs, GLPs EHS and site/ department policies and environmental monitoring concepts.

  • Perform all routine weekly/monthly sampling activities at the site including viable, non-viable, water, ISO and batch process environmental monitoring.

  • Enter and verify environmental monitoring data into various databases/computerized systems and review associated documentation in an accurate and in a timely manner.

  • Author and review monthly/annual data reports.

  • Ensure environmental monitoring supplies are ready and available within the Aseptic Processing Area (APA) and in the QC Laboratory.  Support of production/manufacturing team members as business partners working in the APA.

  • Become qualified on aseptic gowning and participate in a successful media filling operation.

  • Consistently demonstrate proper documentation practices.

  • Perform and document aseptic observations and coaching of Manufacturing Operators per the site aseptic practices program.

Work practices and processes will meet the following expectations:

  • Must maintain and neat and tidy workspace.

  • Consistently adheres to company, site and laboratory safety rules and immediately raises any safety observations, concerns or suggestions.

  • Follow company, site and global procedures at all times adopting cGMP, cGDP practices.

  • Follows management direction at all times.

  • Able to function independently while asking questions without hesitation when needed or unsure.

  • Accepts dynamic work sequences and schedule changes.

  • Position is a 2nd shift position requiring schedule flexibility including the need to work weekends when required by the manufacturing schedule.

Planning, Communication, Teamwork, Initiative and Performance Expectations:

  • Actively participates in daily and weekly planning discussions among teammates and Management (as needed) offering suggestions to improve RFT and Manufacturing Schedule support as needed.

  • Consistently communicates work sequence status in a timely manner.

  • Where work was not achieved, actively participates in discussions to identify opportunities for correction and improvement.

  • Demonstrates engagement in helping to achieve QC Team, individual as well as site goals.

  • When faced with roadblocks or issues, routinely offers suggestions for improvements.

  • Maintains a positive influence on the QC Team, often going out of his/her way to support and assist teammates across different shifts as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Qualification and Requirements:

  • Entry Level Position, High School/GED and one year experience, and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Willing to learn and development a career in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.

  • Capable to read, understand and execute instructions in basic site procedures.

  • Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Associate Degree of Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences and previous experience preferred.

  • Strong documentation and communication skills.

  • Strong Organizational skills and the ability multi-task across various projects and activities.

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Must be able to obtain and to maintain multiple technique proficiencies (as dictated by site ad business needs).

  • Complete all training, written exams and certifications.

  • Flexible to work on any shift temporarily as business need dictate.

Nice-to-Have

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience in a GMP environment

  • Quality Control experience in a pharmaceutical industry

 
 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to lift a minimum of 30lbs

The position will require lifting, bending, and standing for periods of time, use of ladders and working within controlled environments.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Must not have Penicillin allergy.

Minimal travel for training/seminars.

Off-shift work schedule
 


Relocation support available

Work Location Assignment: On Premise

Last Day To Apply: June 6th, 2024.

The salary for this position ranges from $18.62 to $31.03 per hour. In addition, this position offers eligibility for overtime, weekend, holiday and other pay premiums depending on the work schedule and the Company’s policies. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided applies only to the United States - Michigan - Rochester location.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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.

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.  This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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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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Job posting number:#7250259 (Ref:pf-4912754)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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