Pfizer Inspection Operations Specialist 2nd Shift in Kalamazoo, Michigan

ROLE SUMMARYThe Operations Specialist I 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.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.•Time Span of Work: Daily tasks and deliverables. Results can usually be measured on daily or weekly basis.•As directed by supervision, the Operations Specialist may be responsible for day to day floor operations, daily line assignments, serving as person in charge in the absence of a Production Lead and/or Supervisor, attending scheduling meetings, filling out the daily shift report, writing QAR's, writing PTVA's, OEE, and reviewing and requesting SOP and document revisions. Work responsibilities will require entry into the aseptic area and will include aseptic gowning requirements.•Teamwork/Influence: Contacts are primarily within immediate work group or within normal process-related work flow, but interactions with other units will also be required.QUALIFICATIONS•Education: High school diploma / general education degree (GED) or military experience or an associate's degree in technically related field of study preferred.•Experience: 3 to 5 years as an Inspection Packaging Technician is desired.•Certificates, Licenses or Registrations: NonePHYSICAL/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