Bioprocess Technician III in Sanford, NC 27330

 
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Job Title: Bioprocess Technician III

Job Code: TA-SA-PFE-3438

Job Location: Sanford, NC 27330

Job Date: 2/12/2024

Duration: 0 Months

Shift(s): 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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 Job Description

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 accountable for activities involved in the production of drug substance or active biological ingredients (ABI). You will assist in a wide variety of activities and functions while supporting a manufacturing facility following Good Manufacturing Practices and ensuring compliance with Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) along with all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines.

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 make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Manage own time, professional development, prioritize workflows and be accountable for own results.
  • Assure that equipment is operating properly, report and/or corrects malfunctions and may assist others in complex set up/repair operations.
  • Complete a variety of accountability reports, pull samples for identification/testing and may perform routine product/process functional tests online.
  • Ensure adherence to all plant safety rules in the area of responsibility and (Current) Good Manufacturing Practices (part of GxP) for products and processes.
  • Maintain area housekeeping standards and environmental specifications by using a variety of sanitizing aids.
  • Support implementation of new technology for process execution and/or analysis.
  • Maintain current training status on all applicable standard operating procedures.
  • Execute Standard Operating Procedures for unit operations.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in a pharmaceutical or other cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Nice-to-Have

  • Bioprocess certification.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and the use of hand tools.
  • Experience in or familiarity with clean room environment.

  
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires the moving of heavy equipment and the ability to lift ~40 pounds.
  • Moderate repetitive standing, sitting, bending, and ladder climbing on a daily basis.
  • The incumbent needs to take the necessary safety precautions when working with pressurized systems, steam, and corrosive chemicals.
  • The incumbent is required to attain knowledge of the operational equipment.
  • The incumbent will be required to assist in solving problems regarding site assessment, specific units used in Biopharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • The incumbent must be able to follow SOPs, MBRs and be able to use a multitude of enterprise systems including SAP, Delta-V, etc.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

This position is a 5-day work week, rotating shifts monthly 1st, 2nd and 3rd.


Relocation support available

Work Location Assignment: On Premise

Last Date to Apply: February 26, 2024

The salary for this position ranges from $22.49 to $37.49 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 - North Carolina - Sanford 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.

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