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DP Ops. Specialist II (3rd Shift)

**ROLE SUMMARY**

This DP Operations Specialist role is an on the floor/on the line working role. Colleagues serving in this role will be required to maintain their own Operator/Technician skills and Aseptic qualifications allowing them to be staffed to the production line regularly based on business needs. Incumbent will liaison between work team and maintenance for equipment troubleshooting and repairs. This role will also have focused responsibilities creating, implementing, and training area colleagues on Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) along with responsibilities supporting technical process, training, and other unit initiatives.

The DP Operations Specialist II is responsible for providing detailed technical training to Drug Product work team colleagues. Liaison between work team and maintenance for repairs and preventative maintenance. Develop, maintain and train work team colleagues on operator care task sheets. Establish efficient processes, monitoring specific results, and improve identified process opportunities using Right First Time (RFT) and Lean principles. Maintain manufacturing equipment at optimal operating efficiency. Assist in identifying problems and solutions using Method 1 and Quality Risk Management (QRM). Serve as technical subject matter expert for the work team and Deviation Report Coordinator (DRC) on equipment related deviations. Work with engineering by participating in developing equipment specifications, user requirements, capital scope development, FAT/SAT support and qualification activities. Work with procurement and packaging engineering to monitor component issues and conduct feasibility assessments/line trials as needed.

DP Operations Specialist II is also responsible for supporting the work team operation to ensure that applicable safety guidelines/policies are followed, and that all tasks are conducted in accordance with appropriate processing standards, such as FDA's current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP's). Must consistently demonstrate Pfizer values and leadership behaviors.

Works in a complex integrated computerized environment which includes manufacturing and packaging operations or involves multiple highly automated and integrated packaging lines. Plans, coordinates and facilitates project and efficiency improvement activities within work teams by providing leadership and advice. Monitors, evaluates and revises operations activities/processes and manufacturing equipment to maximize quality and provide technical assistance. Has a thorough knowledge of department and organization policies and procedures. Serves on intra-plant teams. Responsible to maintain and make repairs on integrated complex equipment. Performs necessary functions to convert raw material into product through complex integrated manufacturing and packaging processes. Diagnoses operating difficulties, makes repairs, adjustments and troubleshoots equipment. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards and all regulatory requirements.

**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**

**Functional/Technical Knowledge:** Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards. Proficient in computer applications such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.

**Problem Solving and Innovation:** Develop solutions to routine problems following established Pfizer policies and procedures.

**Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence:** Ability to work independently. Follows specific, detailed instructions.

**Impact and Organizational Contribution:** Contributes to the completion of routine tasks. Failure to achieve results will have significant impact on departmental objectives.

**Teamwork/Influence:** Contacts encompass both immediate work group, as well as, various enabling and support work groups.

**Time Span of Work:** Daily tasks and deliverables. Results can usually be measured on daily or weekly basis.

**BASIC REQUIREMENTS**

+ **Education:** High school diploma / general education degree (GED) with an Associates Degree in technically related field of study preferred.

+ **Experience:** Three to five years related experience and/or training.

+ **Language Skills:** Effective written and oral communication skills required. Demonstrated reading comprehension and writing proficiency at level that meets Job Summary requirements. Ability to effectively communicate with diverse individuals/groups resulting in desired outcomes.

+ **Mathematical Skills:** Strong math skills with the ability to calculate percentages and develop basic graphs and spreadsheets.

+ **Reasoning Ability:** Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices or procedures to: Define the problem or objective; Identify relevant concerns or factors; Identify patterns, tendencies and relationships; Formulate logical and objective conclusions; and, Recognize alternatives and their implications.

+ **Physical Demands:** Job tasks may include frequent bending, lifting, and twisting motions. Ability to stand upright for several consecutive hours. Absence of any medical restrictions which could restrict completion of all required duties. Additional demands are area specific.

+ **Work Environment:** Colleague may be exposed to airborne particles which requires appropriate safety protection, noise levels may require protective hearing devices, eye protection required. Practices and promotes safe working environmental at all times. Area specific gowning will be required.

+ **Other Requirements:** Must demonstrate ability to lead others and effectively work within teams.

**PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS**

+ **Physical Demands:** Job tasks may include frequent bending, lifting, and twisting motions. Ability to stand upright for several consecutive hours. Absence of any medical restrictions which could restrict completion of all required duties. Additional demands are area specific.

+ **Work Environment:** Colleague must work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to airborne particles which require appropriate safety protection, noise levels may require protective hearing devices, eye protection required. Practices and promotes safe working environmental at all times. Area specific gowning will be required. Aseptic gowning is required for work responsibilities within the aseptic area.

+ **Language Skills:** Effective written and oral communication skills required. Demonstrated reading comprehension and writing proficiency at level that meets Job Summary requirements. Ability to effectively communicate with diverse individuals/groups resulting in desired outcomes.

+ **Mathematical Skills:** Strong math skills with the ability to calculate percentages and develop basic graphs and spreadsheets.

+ **Reasoning Ability:** Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices or procedures to: Define the problem or objective; Identify relevant concerns or factors; Identify patterns, tendencies and relationships; Formulate logical and objective conclusions; and, Recognize alternatives and their implications.

+ Leader behaviors are an important part of this position especially teamwork, integrity, open discussion and debate, and performance. Leader behaviors are an integral part of the job and should be demonstrated at all times.

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply: April 13th , 2021**

+ **Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus**

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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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