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Pfizer Pharmaceutical Assistant in McPherson, Kansas

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 innovative and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in manufacturing, testing, or compliance, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

As part of technical operations, you will be a team member who is relied on 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 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 and professional development, be accountable for own results and begin to prioritize own workflow.

  • Responsible for the preparation and/or operation of various components, materials, equipment, machines including, but not limited to any and/or all applicable components, materials, equipment, machines in the assigned area(s).

  • Complete adherence to all plant safety and (current) Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} regulations to the highest.

  • Assist with diagnosis and troubleshooting activities and execute in-process quality inspections.

  • Ensure adequate inventory of parts and materials prior to initiating a production run.

  • Identify and seek to implement process and safety improvement and perform all tasks in a safe manner.

  • Participate in shift meetings, provide hand off information and communicate with other units and shifts.



  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • 0 - 1 years' experience working in a manufacturing and/or industrial type environment.

  • Able to make minor mechanical machine adjustments.

  • Must be self-motivated, with a problem-solving mindset.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a part of a team.

  • When assigned to a fill line must be aseptically trained.

  • Must be able to communicate and work well interdepartmentally, as well as, with all plant departments.

  • Must be able to read and write, as well as follow written and oral instructions.


  • Previous experience in cGMPs (current Good Manufacturing Practices) environment.

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Required to do frequent lifting of 15-20 pounds and occasional lifting in excess of 25 pounds.

  • Vision must be correctable to 20/20.

  • Must be able to withstand exposure to inks, solvents and liquids.

  • Stand for up to 8 to 12 hours depending on assigned area.

  • Must be able to push, pull and/or lift above shoulders.

  • Push and pull heavy carts or tanks.

Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel, or Environment Requirements:

  • Schedule: Third shift from 6 pm - 6 am.

Other Job Details:

  • Work Location Assignment: On site.

  • Last Date to Apply for Job:February 28th.

  • Referral Bonus Eligibility: Yes

  • Eligible for Relocation Package: No

The salary for this position ranges from $16.44 to $27.40 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 - Kansas - Mcpherson 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.