1+ months

Manufacturing Process Engineer

Pfizer
Sanford, NC 27330
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**ROLE SUMMARY**

The incumbent will be knowledgeable of process equipment and systems, manufacturing operations, and automation control (Delta V, etc) and provide direct production support during processing operations. Services include review of process requirements and evaluation of equipment and systems to ensure deliverables meet or exceed process specifications and manufacturing requirements. The incumbent will assist with production planning and provide / support coordinating production activities working with the Manufacturing Area Leads. The incumbent will provide technical guidance and systems and automation training to production colleagues. The position of Manufacturing Process Engineer requires direct production support on rotating shifts as determined by the manufacturing processes and schedules.

The incumbent provides process engineering support of cGMP clinical and /or commercial manufacturing processes and equipment. Provides direction of process engineering support to ensure operational success of the maintenance coverage program. Analyzes repeated issues with equipment.

Conducts all activities and makes decisions that are in accordance with Company policies & SOPs, Pfizer Values, & global regulatory guidelines (including cGMP/cGLP/cGCP), environmental guidelines, as appropriate, etc. Advise management of non-conformance issues and opportunities for continuous improvement via data trend analysis, interpretation of data, gap analysis and implementation of corrective activities. Provides input on decisions for SOP's, batch records, forms or other cGMP related documents developed or revised to support continuous improvement efforts, investigation corrective actions, process descriptions, manufacturing operations, automation control (DeltaV, etc.) and regulatory audit commitments.



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**

Spends majority of time on the production floor to proactively identify areas for improved efficiencies and ensure that product quality is maintained through all phases of production including operational parameters of manufacturing equipment, automation control, processing dynamics, and integrated utilities to identify and resolve quality, and technical, risk to manufacturing. Serve as the areas technical SME and develops expertise in various manufacturing operations and processes including automation controls that operate and monitor the processes.

Requires general knowledge of scientific principles, technical knowledge of production equipment, automation control systems, processing requirements and any related procedural requirements with emphasis on assigned production area.

Capable of identifying technical problems and solving them with minimal guidance. Ability to analyze operational process issues and automation challenges to recommend / initiate appropriate corrective and preventative actions. Acts as a departmental liaison with primary support groups such as engineering, technical services, quality control, quality assurance, development and utilities. The incumbent will manage / implement process, equipment, and automation changes in support of manufacturing operations.

**Key responsibilities**

Primary point of contact for operator support and issue resolution

o Responsible for problem diagnosis / root cause(s) determination (automation, mechanical, documentation, training, etc)

o Coordinate activities with PCS to resolve automation issues and changes

o Coordinate activities with maintenance to resolve mechanical issues

SME of process, equipment, and automation change requests for prioritization

Works with PCS to develop detailed automation design(s) and specifications

Coordinates activities necessary to test and qualify equipment and automation changes in the production environment

Uses scientific and OE tools/techniques to identify areas to optimize yield and/or and improve efficiencies

Works with Tech Services, Engineering, Automation, QA, etc to ensure robust manufacturing processes:

o Contribute to P&IDs, PFDs and process descriptions

o Translate process descriptions instructions to meet production equipment / system capabilities

o Review and contribute to applicable documentation (i.e. MBRs, SOPs, etc)

o Ensure equipment requirements can meet processing needs

o Review P&IDs and provide support as needed

o Per guidance from Tech Services establish process parameters, timers, run rates, material flow, etc as needed

o Determine area/equipment interlocks

o Establish equipment synchronization requirements

o Participates in process operational improvements



**QUALIFICATIONS**

**EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE**

BS degree in Life Science (e.g. Biology or Chemistry) or Engineering with 3 or more years of manufacturing experience in a FDA regulated industry or MS with 1 or more years of manufacturing experience in a FDA regulated industry.

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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.



Manufacturing
Posted: 2020-04-20 Expires: 2020-06-20
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