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Pfizer Logistics Vaccine Technician (3rd shift) in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Why Patients Need You Our manufacturing logistics and supply team makes sure that customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. You'll help bring medicines to the world even faster by embracing challenges, imagining what's possible and taking action.

What You Will Achieve Working with a dynamic team of Logistics and Supply Chain experts, you will play a critical role in the movement of materials and finished goods within the plant, office or warehouse. As a materials handling expert, you will be entrusted with receiving, storage, inventory control, internal distribution, and shipping, in compliance with corporate standards. To enable you to accomplish this task, you will make use of a variety of equipment, such as forklifts, conveyers, cranes, hand carts, and power trucks.

As part of technical operations, you will be a team member who is relied to have a good understanding of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your decision making will help you prioritize workflows based on the available resources. You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks, some of which may vary in scope, sequence, complexity and timing. You will contribute to the team's success by sharing your knowledge from previous experiences.

It is your dedication and commitment that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • The Logistics Vaccine Technician will perform the following:

  • Operate, perform basic troubleshooting and train others on dry ice equipment including dry ice extruders and tote dumpers

  • Preparing vaccine samples for shipment

  • Perform transactions, review and filing of warehouse related documents including MFGRs, RIDs and SRDMs

  • Perform vaccine Return Goods process

  • Performing transactions in the inventory tracking systems

  • Interacting with internal customers and enabling groups (e.g. Quality, EHS, etc...)

  • Performs inventory cycle counts and investigates discrepancies to assure inventory accuracy goals are met.

  • Performing self-audits and inspections

  • Participating on teams as required (e.g. Safety Team, process improvement teams, special projects)

  • Complying with all Standard Operating Procedures, internal/external regulations, safety guidelines and GMP's.

  • Monitor and order operating supplies as needed

  • Work with multiple systems, including, but not limited to SAP, QTS, PDOCs, PLS, Ariba and EAMs. This includes work order initiation, data entry, trouble-shooting and investigations of discrepancies.

  • Work closely with Operations, Quality and internal/external customers to ensure customer service requirements are met

  • Generate and review weekly and monthly reports monitoring warehouse processes.

  • Inspecting shipments prior to receipt

  • Receiving materials into the inventory system

  • Labeling materials as required

  • Participation in internal, regulatory and customer audits.

  • Revise SOPs, OJT's and other procedural and training documents



  • High school diploma / general education degree (GED) plus

  • An Associate /Bachelor's degree, OR

  • Veteran/Military experience, OR

  • 3 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing or GMP facility (e.g. current or previous Pfizer colleague or contractor or similar)

  • SAP Experience required

  • Warehouse/distribution experience preferred


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Food Sanitation in a food or dietary supplement manufacturing plant with blending experience


Job will include standing, walking, and sitting. Occasional lifting may be required. Job will also entail occasional weekend, shutdown and holiday coverage. Job will require off-shift support.


No travel expected

Potential to work a 7-2, 7-2, 7-3 work schedule. Over a four week period, works Mon-Sun (7 days), off Mon-Tues (2 days), works Wed-Tues (7 days), off Wed-Thurs (2 days), works Fri-Thurs (7 days), & off Fri-Sun (3 days). Weekend, holiday, and overtime may be required to meet business or customer needs. This operation will work 24x7x365.

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.

Logistics & Supply Chain Mgmt