Chemical Operator Assistant (Building 155 - Variable Schedule)
Location:
Kalamazoo , Michigan
Posted:
November 10, 2016
Reference:
1042155


About the company
A career at the company offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, the company colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. the company, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

Role Description
Operates automatic and manual chemical process equipment of varying complexity in various production processes in accordance with operating procedures. Equipment includes mixers, grinders, filter presses, dryers, filtering equipment, pumps, and filling machines. Performs quality control analyses as required to complete in-process batches and identifies variations. Processes may generate high pressure and/or critical reactions and requires training in hazardous material handling and emergency procedures.

Responsibilities
Additional Duties and Responsibilities Include:

Functional/Technical Knowledge: Knowledge of basic disciplines. Limited knowledge of industry practices and standards.

Problem Solving and Innovation: Develop solutions to routine problems following established the company policies and procedures.

Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence: Closely supervised. Follows specific, detailed instructions.

Impact and Organizational Contribution: Contributes to the completion of routine tasks.

Teamwork/Influence: Contacts are primarily within immediate work group or within normal process-related work flow.

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

• Language Skills: Effective written and oral communication
• Computer Skills: Microsoft Applications

Qualifications
• Education: High school diploma / general education degree (GED)
• Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: Fork-lift certification, as required

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

• Physical Demands: Considerable standing, walking, climbing of stairs and ladders, lifting and moving of containers up to 25 kg

Work Environment: Frequent exposure to airborne particles; must work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment may be loud. Use of hearing and eye protection is required.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Variable Shift Schedule

Other Information - Internal
Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued.

EEO & Employment Eligibility
the company 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. the company 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. the company is an E-Verify employer.

A little about us:
Join Pfizer in our mission to find sustainable solutions to the most urgent health care challenges of our time. Your service is needed.

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