Program owner of the Site Ergonomics program providing leadership to assure ergonomics improvements are included in new designs and in implemented solutions in different areas such as in the manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, in drug product packaging & filling lines (Both Aseptic & Non Aseptic), along with Maintenance and Warehouse environments.
Role also will have responsibilities of site-wide Occupational Safety programs.
Lead Site Ergonomics and Occupational Safety programs while serving as a member of the Site’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Department.
Works independently to assess ergonomic problems & solutions within the Kalamazoo PGS Site, present recommendations for correction of cumulative trauma disorders (CTD’s) and other safety related injury reduction efforts.
Works independently in conducting, detailed ergonomic and other safety related injuries analyses by collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data for the purposes of trending and developing tactical plans for continuous improvement.
Identifies new trends to assure the ergonomics and occupational safety strategies are evergreen.
Develops and implements practical design solutions specific to the worksite. Role includes developing and implementing design standards for new work centers.
Develops and implements proactive administrative programs to prevent cumulative trauma disorders.
Responsible for interpretation and application of hazard data as it pertains to assessing risk. Working with key stakeholders to evaluate the technical, safety and regulatory impact of proposed equipment and process changes as it applies to EHS provide leadership in risk-based decision making.
Works closely with other EHS, Occupational Health & Wellness, Engineering professionals, Supervision and the general workforce to address ergonomic and occupational safety related matters;
Successfully uses recognized system analysis tools to perform risk assessments, investigations, program auditing that result in implementing improvements.
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, with formal education in Ergonomics and Human Factors.
At least 3 years of experience in ergonomics with a proven track record of implementation of practical solutions in a Manufacturing Environment along with implementing occupational safety programs.
Experience in assessing risks, developing and implementing proactive strategies to minimize ergonomic related incidents and process deviations. Documenting such information for the purposes of informing others of risk factors and resolutions.
Knowledge in the development and interpretation of statistics.
Experience in developing and implementing H&S programs to facilitate Pfizer compliance that meet and exceed MIOSHA, General Industry Safety, Health, and Pfizer Standards. The ability to solve complex technical problems and provide expert technical support is a must.
Initiative, leadership, excellent organizational, planning skills are required.
Excellent written and communication skills.
Experience in conducting incident investigations.
Competency in MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project Management and MS Power Point).
Demonstrated ability to successfully influence and engage with multiple levels of the organization and the proven ability to lead cross functional teams is required.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills along with being able to function in a collaborative team environment, while also able to operate independently.
Working knowledge of programs such as Robotics is desirable.
Knowledge of Mini Tab software.
Successful experience in Project Management and Lean Concepts are desirable.
• Must be able to perform field observations which could involve walking or standing on uneven terrain, squatting, bending, twisting, turning, and reaching above shoulder height and work in various climates from extreme cold to heat.
• Able to lift and carry minimum 25 lbs. occasionally
• Able to stand or walk for periods of 8 hours or more
• Sit extended period of time
Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Candidates are expected to be on call. The position at times will require working varying shifts in order to support the needs of the EHS organization.
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.
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: 08/10/2019
Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 4715293
About Pfizer, Inc.
Pfizer is a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company. We apply science and our global resources to deliver innovative therapies that extend and significantly improve lives. We make medicines and vaccines that help people when they are sick and prevent them from getting sick in the first place, as well as some of the world’s best-known consumer healthcare brands. Every day, our colleagues work in developed and emerging markets to treat, cure and eradicate life-threatening conditions and challenge some of the most feared diseases of our time. Pfizer also collaborates with healthcare providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable healthcare around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us. To learn more, visit www.pfizer.com. For additional information on our guidelines, please visit http://www.pfizer.com/community-guidelines
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