Pfizer Bioprocess Technician III in Sanford, North Carolina
Candidate will be on a team of technicians, assigned to manufacture biopharmaceuticals within a state of the art facility.
The candidate will be responsible for operating equipment, completion of support tasks and at times the oversight of
assigned activities, in order to obtain the production plan of record. Manufacturing functional areas include: solution
preparation, upstream processing, downstream processing and Drug Product filling.
Candidate will be accountable for the required training, documentation and technical completion of work as required in a
regulated cGMP environment.
Following SOP's, procedures and utilize automation (Delta V) in order to operate equipment and complete assigned tasks
in a cGMP environment. The position will be responsible for the operation and troubleshooting of biopharmaceutical
equipment in some of the following departments: solution preparation, upstream processing, downstream processing
and Drug Product filling. The position will be responsible for general housekeeping, stocking and cleanliness of the cGMP
facility. Participate in continuous improvement initiatives when opportunity arises. Report to management any potential
or actual deviations from regulatory requirements.
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 part of a team of efficient and dynamic technicians assigned to manufacture pharmaceuticals within a state-of-the-art facility. You will be responsible for operating equipment, completion of support tasks and at times the oversight of assigned activities, in order to obtain the production plan of record. You will assist in process support and continuous improvement activities. You will be proactive in taking up trainings, documentation and technical completion of work as required in a regulated cGMP environment
As part of the Technical Operations team, your prior work experience and ability to apply your breadth of knowledge will help you adapt the standard methods and procedures. You will help us identify required delivery and process improvements that drive increased efficiency, throughput and quality. You will arrive at decisions on which methods and procedures are the best fit for different work situations.
It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.
How You Will Achieve It
Manage own time, professional development, and be accountable for own results.
Prioritize own workflow and may assist in prioritizing the workflow of less-experienced colleagues.
Ensure quality standards and best practices are followed throughout the manufacturing process.
Maintain proper documentation, such as training records, batch records, check sheets, logs books.
Operate, service, make adjustments, clean and sterilize one or more of a variety of production related equipment in compliance with equipment, product and process cGMP's and safety/security regulations.
Assure that equipment is operating properly, reports and/or corrects malfunctions and may assist others in complex set up/repair operations.
Complete work instructions and maintains clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements.
Provide support during audits and with audit observation closure.
Employ Automated systems, enterprise systems, and available technology to execute work.
Maintain cross-functional communication with technology transfer teams, lab scientists, supply chain, quality and engineering as necessary.
A.A. or A.S. in Math Biology or Science (preferred) with 0-1 years of work experience
B.A. / B.S. with no work experience required.
Moderate repetitive standing, sitting, bending, ladder climbing, pushing and lifting (up to 40lbs) required on a daily basis.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations, follow procedure, complete proper documentation and learn new processes.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Monday -Friday coverage via 8 hour rotating shifts (1st and 2nd) with overtime through Mid to late 2020. Area will move to 24/7 coverage via 12 hour shifts with overtime.
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