1+ months

Chemical Operator Assistant (2nd Shift)

Pfizer
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
**Why Patients Need You**



Our 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 Achieve**



You will be operating automatic and manual chemical process equipment of varying complexity in various production processes in accordance with operating procedures. You will perform quality control analyses as required to complete in-process batches and identify variations. You will be trained in hazardous material handling and emergency procedures as these processes may generate high pressure and/or critical reactions.



As part of technical operations, you will be a team member who is relied 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**



**ROLE SUMMARY**



A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.



Pfizer Global Supply Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations in Kalamazoo, MI is a world class facility. The facility includes multiple buildings with capabilities of organic synthesis, fermentation, and bioconversion processes.



The Chemical Operator Assistant will operate a variety of equipment both automatic and manual in a chemical production plant. Follows direction in order to perform daily tasks in a safe and compliant manner. The position offers an opportunity to lead and develop.



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ Follows standard operating procedures and batch records to operate both manual and automatic chemical processing equipment

+ Duties include material handling (charging and packaging), monitoring and performing chemical reactions, extractions, distillations, crystallizations, filtrations, and drying

+ Performs in-process testing

+ Maintains positive team atmosphere and productivity

+ Maintains Pfizer standards and values for quality, safety and environmental objectives as well as meeting production goals



**QUALIFICATIONS**



+ High school diploma / general education degree (GED)

+ Minimum of 6 months of work experience

+ Knowledge of basic workplace discipline

+ Works with close supervision

+ Follows specific, detailed instructions

+ Willingness to learn automated process control systems such as Honeywell TDC 3000, Emerson Delta V, Foxboro and Wonderware

+ Contacts are primarily within immediate work group

+ Daily tasks and deliverables, where results are measured on daily or weekly basis

+ Ability to work in a team environment and have good interpersonal skills is essential.

+ Effective written and oral communication

+ Computer Skills, such as Microsoft Applications and experience with System Application & Products



**PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS**



+ Considerable standing, bending, reaching, twisting, kneeling, walking, climbing of stairs and ladders, lifting and moving of containers up to 25 kg.

+ Ability to work with computer systems such as Microsoft applications and SAP

+ Ability to perform mathematical calculations



**NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS**



**NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS**



+ Shift: 2nd: Alternate shift schedules (3pm-11pm or 6pm-6am)

+ Overtime & shift premium eligible

+ No travel

+ 7 day per week operation

+ Noisy shop floor environment with up to 25-50% outdoor work

+ Processes generate high pressure and/or temperature and require training in hazardous material handling and emergency procedures

+ Use of hearing, hand, feet and eye protection



**Pfizer 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 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.



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Posted: 2022-05-16 Expires: 2022-07-14

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