Process Technician

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 support the execution of production according to Standard Operating Procedures and production schedule. Working with interdisciplinary teams, you will implement process improvements and participate in process troubleshooting.

As part of technical operations, you will be developing and applying your knowledge of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your receptiveness to new ideas will enhance the team's ability to achieve goals and targets. You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks and identify process issues or problems that involve direct application of your skills/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.

ROLE SUMMARY

The Process Technician supports the execution of Commercial, Clinical, and/or Development production according to Standard Operating Procedures and Production Schedule. The Process Technician will work on interdisciplinary teams, to implement process improvements, participate in process troubleshooting.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supports manufacturing operations on the production floor for buffer/media make-up tanks, glass washers, autoclaves with varying levels of automation.
  • Supports the execution of SOPs for unit operations including but not limited to, CIPs, SIPs, Sanitization, etc.
  • Supports the execution and issue resolution associated with process equipment commissioning, qualification and validation.
  • Assists troubleshooting, technical support/analysis and resolution of equipment, automation, and process issues on the manufacturing floor.
  • Strives for Right first time execution, the timely review of daily documentation and supports data entry; Monitor, Identify and/or Communicate process and compliance trends in real time.
  • Implements any audit observation improvements.
  • View Role for controlled documentation; SOPs, Manufacturing Batch/Formulation Records, Forms, etc.
  • Assists the Subject Matter Expert for manufacturing operations in support of QTS investigations and CAPA implementations.
  • Responsible for remaining current on training programs in support of manufacturing processes.
  • Supports Lean Manufacturing, Sustainability, Operational Excellence initiatives; facilitate the drive towards continuous improvement in all manufacturing areas.
  • Interacts with manufacturing asset in support of manufacturing campaigns.
  • Assists in the escalation process through various levels of management when operations, personnel safety, equipment functionality, product supply and/or quality compliance are at risk.
  • Escalates the need for work requests when issues arise with manufacturing equipment.
  • Adequate in enterprise systems to support manufacturing operations including but not limited to, SAP, LIMS, AMPS, PDOCS and/or QTS.
  • Assists production sustainability through the performance of inventory accuracy, reconciliation and/or task prioritization to maintain metric adherence.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Manage own time, professional development and be accountable for own results.
  • Support implementation of new technology for process execution and/or analysis.
  • Review documentation daily as well as perform data entry.
  • Assist in inventory tracking, maintenance scheduling, and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment.
  • Executes Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for unit operations and maintain current training status for SOPs.
  • Complete a variety of accountability reports, pull samples for identification/testing and perform routine product/process functional tests online.
  • Responsible for daily facility sanitization of the manufacturing suites controlled environments in accordance with routine requirements and special sanitization requests as needed.


Qualifications

Must-Have

  • High School Diploma or GED with 2+years related Science Field experience.


Nice-to-Have

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Manufacturing experience in a Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) or other regulated environment
  • Experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, including knowledge and experience with relevant biopharmaceutical unit operations and/or laboratory operations
  • Understanding of continuous improvement processes


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.

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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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