Bioprocess Technician IV in Sanford, NC 27330

 
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 Job Summary

Job Title: Bioprocess Technician IV

Job Code: TA-SA-PFE-3511

Job Location: Sanford, NC 27330

Job Date: 3/26/2024

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 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.

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

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

  • Executes manufacturing operations on the production floor with varying levels of automation.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Batch Production Records (BPRs)
  • Supports operation of manufacturing equipment and issue resolution of equipment, qualification and validation.
  • Drives trouble shooting, technical support/analysis and resolution of equipment, automation, and process issues on the manufacturing floor.
  • Drives for Right first time and continuous improvement execution, the timely review of daily documentation completes data entry; Identify and/or Communicate process and compliance concerns in real time.
  • Supports audits and observations improvements.
  • Collaborates with the Subject Matter Expert for manufacturing operations in support of investigations and CAPA implementations.
  • Responsible for remaining current on assigned training.
  • Collaborates in the escalation process through various levels of management when operations, personnel safety, equipment functionality, product supply and/or quality compliance are at risk.
  • Ensures work requests are generated when issues arise with facility/manufacturing equipment.
  • Proficient in enterprise systems to support manufacturing operations including but not limited to SAP, AMPS, PDOCS, LIMS.
  • Ensure and participates in performance of cleaning, inventory, and maintain facility in a safe and GMP compliant manner.
  • The ability to follow SOPs, MBRs and become proficient with a multitude of enterprise systems including SAP, Delta-V, PDOCS, etc.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • High School diploma and 4 years of relevant work experience in a cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) environment required or Associate plus 2 years of work experience or Bachelors plus 0 years of work experience.  

 

Nice-to-Have

  • Experience in a pharmaceutical or Biotech environment
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and experience with use of hand tools
  •  Demonstrate proficiency in computerized systems, such as Laboratory Information Management System, SAV, PDOCS.

 

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 proficient 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 proficient in a multitude of enterprise systems including SAP, Delta-V, etc. 

 

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

First shift M-F/ 7am-3:30pm work schedule may fluctuate in the needs of manufacturing, with occasional flexibility to work overtime including days that exceed 8 hours and weekends.

 

Other Job Details:

Relocation support available: No
Work Location Assignment: On Premise

Last date to apply: March 18th

 
 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Repetitive Standing, crouching, walking, lifting up to 40lbs

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

First shift M-F/ 7am-3:30pm work schedule may fluctuate in the needs of manufacturing, with occasional flexibility to work overtime including days that exceed 8 hours and weekends.


Work Location Assignment: On Premise

The salary for this position ranges from $24.88 to $41.46 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.  This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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