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Pfizer Manager, Vaccine Formulation Engineer in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Why Patients Need You

Our breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer's mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.

What You Will Achieve

You will be using your extensive management skills to successfully support the production process. You will drive the efficiencies of the overall manufacturing systems impacting quality operations of their respective area of operation, including maintenance, batch record, manufacturing quality, reliability, training, etc.

As a manager, you will be setting the objectives for multiple projects in your division. Your managerial and organizational skills will help in guiding the people in your division in time management and overall operations. Your understanding of the external marketplace and customer requirements will facilitate in instituting knowledge sharing practices in your team and outside. You shall be relied on to manage operational activities that support the goals of the division and sets direction for its success.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Provide guidance, lead/co-lead projects, manage own time to meet objectives and plan resource requirements for projects across the division.

  • Effectively manage and coordinate manufacturing technical processes and functions at the site in support of technical projects.

  • Identify and implement cost savings ideas, specifically efficiency improvements and other projects that increase equipment capacity.

  • Incorporate Current Good Manufacturing Practices regulatory and safety compliance into all assigned projects' scope and design.



  • Applicant must have HS Diploma with ten years of relevant experience; OR an Associate's degree with eight years of experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with at least five years of experience; OR a Master's degree with more than three years of experience; OR a Ph.D. with 0-2 years of experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to and lead project teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • Relevant pharmaceutical industry experience


Candidate will be required to gown and execute responsibilities according to departmental procedures.

  • Standing, walking, and sitting.

  • Occasional lifting/lowering up to 55 pounds

  • Able to wear safety PPE (Hard hat, body harness, face shield)

  • Able to work under clean room (GRADE C/D) environments with appropriate gowning.


Up to 5% domestic and/or international travel

  • This operation will work 24x7x365 covered by three 8-hour shifts:

  • 1st Shift (0600-1400), 2nd Shift (1400-2200), 3rd Shift (2200-0600).

  • Weekend, holiday, and overtime work may be required to meet business and customer needs.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 31, 2023

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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.