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Pfizer Filling Tech III Day Shift in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Eligible for sign bonus payout of $4,000

ROLE SUMMARY

The Filling Technician III is responsible for the operation of production equipment, performing routine maintenance, preventative maintenance, change over's, adjustments, and repairs of production and process equipment, for the facility and/or utility equipment.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • SME for process operations as it relates to Isolator Technology, Active RAB technology, utilizing 100% IPC (In-Process Capability) analysis, ATEC automatic Stopper loading and a high working knowledge of HMI operation.

  • Understands all aspects of the washing, filling, component sterilization (Hydrogen Peroxide and Steam Sterilization) process and operation of the process equipment within this respective area.

  • Operates in Grade A, B, C, D environments and conduct routine aseptic interventions (in a minimum of conventional Aseptic, RABs or Isolator production environment) and be able to coach/train others on the proper techniques for all applicable interventions in those environments.

  • Filling Technician III reports to Operations. This incumbent performs as an SME for operations and technical resources outside the department.

  • Performs necessary machine set-up, operation, changeover, adjustment, diagnosis, repair, and preventative maintenance on production equipment. Some activities may require work prior to and after normal shift or overtime.

  • Responsible for minimizing production line down time and maximizing efficiencies. Highly proficient at mechanical system troubleshooting and limited hardware and software trouble shooting.

  • Communicates openly and clearly with line personnel and supervision to accomplish manufacturing goals.

  • Follow SOPs, cGMPs, batch records, BOMs.

  • Notify Group Leader/Supervisor of all safety and quality issues.

  • Documents all maintenance performed through the use of the work order system and maintenance log books.

  • Keeps the highest level of accuracy in GDP and process related errors as needed for filling manufacturing and prepares the process steps and parameters with the utmost attention to detail as specified in the batch record.

  • Provides recommendation and plan of action to the supervisor on the needed repair of the equipment.

  • Ensure that environmental excursions are kept to an acceptable level.

  • Must proactively support shutdowns by creating punch-lists, ensuring spare parts are ordered/ working with the Maintenance team to support and organize maintenance shutdown activities.

  • Must have strong working knowledge of the batch record/reporting system, logbook entry and basic understanding of impact of cleanroom design modifications.

  • Load and operate process sterilization equipment per approved loading and placement diagrams.

  • Must be able to articulate aseptic techniques and processes to the highest level of management.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • HS diploma with 6+ years of GMP manufacturing exp / Or Associates Degree in Science or Technology and 4+ years GMP manufacturing exp

  • Demonstrated proficiency in aseptic technique

  • Must be self-motivated, able to work independently and have a problem-solving mindset.

  • Must be able to work with computerized filling system programs.

  • Demonstrated experience and competence in following detailed instructions.

  • Have working knowledge of chemistry, filling, sterilization, 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 confirm cleaned equipment meets the requirements of "visually clean" and passing all critical process parameters.

  • 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.

  • Required to wear personnel protective equipment as indicated by area standard operating procedures.

  • Must have the ability to recognize when processes, procedures, equipment, product, commodities, etc are out of specifications.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

  • Stand up to 8 - 12 hours per shift

  • sit for up to 5-6 hours per shift

  • regularly lift up to 35 pounds per activity 20 times per shift

  • occasionally lift a maximum of 50 pounds per activity 10 times per shift

  • occasionally may lift over 50 pounds with assistance walk, climb stairs, climb ladders/walk on catwalks.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • 0% travel required for Filling Tech III.

  • Dayshift

May require OT and work on non-scheduled days given production needs

Work Location Assignment:On Premise

Last Date to Apply for Job: July 8th, 2022

Eligible for Relocation Package: NO

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES

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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.

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