Environmental Compliance Technician I (2nd Shift, Monday through Friday)
Location:
Brentwood , Missouri
Posted:
November 18, 2017
Reference:
284448163

ROLE SUMMARY The individual must successfully complete gown qualification for entry into aseptic areas. Environmental monitoring of the aseptic area will consist of routine viable and non-viable particulate surveys during sterile pharmaceutical product manufacturing and filling campaigns. Water samples are to be collected daily throughout facility for microbial and chemical analysis. Microbiological survey samples are to be examined for the absence/presence of microbial contamination. When requested, the individual may assist with special studies of experimental, investigative and problem solving nature. Participation in various programs is often required to achieve departmental and company objectives. Hours for 2nd shift will primarily be 1400-2230, working Monday through Friday. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Acquire proper knowledge and understanding of company and departmental policies pertaining to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), safety, health and security. 2. Perform various sampling activities, including viable surface/air samples, non-viable air samples and facility water samples, on a daily basis throughout the aseptic processing area. 3. Required to actively demonstrate knowledge of practical laboratory skills, methodologies and procedures. Employees must be capable of using standard laboratory equipment and able to examine microbiological survey samples for the absence or presence of microbiological organisms. 4. Must have mathematical reasoning skills and able to collect/ analyze data. 5. Maintain accurate and concise records with attention to detail. 6. Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Must have schedule flexibility, depending on the production schedule employees may be required to periodically work overtime, off-shifts (afternoons, nights or a combination of both), weekends and/or holidays. 7. Demonstrate the ability to look for and suggest ways to consistently improve and promote quality. When procedural deviations are noted, proper steps are to be taken to notify quality management. Ethical and integral work is required. 8. Able to listen and obtain clarification from supervisory staff as required. Must be capable of writing clearly and informatively. Capable of evaluating and presenting numerical data effectively. 9. Capable of completing tasks on time. Must be able to develop a plan or notify appropriate staff of when alternative plans are required. 10. Must be able to interact with management and non-management employees. Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of their status, position and personal or cultural differences. 11. Create timely, accurate, and detailed environmental excursion notifications to management and external departments. 12. Perform entry and review of department's electronic database to ensure accuracy. 13. Able to effectively learn aseptic technique, monitoring processes, and departmental procedures. 14. Follow all safety and security procedures. Meet department safety objectives consistent with the job requirements. QUALIFICATIONS High School/GED and one year general work experience, and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associates degree or Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, or related field and previous experience preferred. • Language Ability: Able to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Must effectively present information in one on one and/or small group situations to customers and/or employees of the company. • Math Ability: Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Must be able to compute rate, ratio and percent. • Reasoning Ability: Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. • Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of Microsoft word and excel. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed daily to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be elevated in some areas of the Aseptic Processing Area (APA). The employee may be required to stand and walk several hours a day and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must don a full body garb suit, hood, mask, goggles, and gloves. The employee will be required to remain in a full body garb suit, hood, mask, goggles, and gloves for several hours at time. Must have schedule flexibility, depending on the production schedule employees may be required to periodically work overtime, off-shifts (mornings, afternoons, nights or a combination of both), weekends and/or holidays. NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Position requires regular onsite attendance - this position cannot be performed on a remote or telecommute basis on a temporary, short or long term basis. Must have the ability to simultaneously multi-task across multiple capabilities and functions and handle multiple competing priorities and requirements, including performing site and functional responsibilities, responding to frequent e-mail and phone communications and attending multiple meetings and conference calls. Note that these activities may not be time bound to core hours or presence at the site. Must have the ability to work effectively under and manage to strict production, time and performance deadlines. Must be willing and able to work beyond the hours typically defined as a "regular" workday, which may or may not include weekends and holidays. 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. This job is open only to Lawful Permanent Residents (as defined by 8 U.S.C. §1101(a)(20)), or Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. §1324b(a)(3), namely, U.S. Citizens, Refugees, and Asylees. 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. Last Date to Apply for Job: 28 November, 2017 This job is (Pfizer) (Non-exempt) (US/PR) Grade: 005 Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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