Global Materials Management Technician Tech Ops 2



Groton, CT, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

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

The Global Material Management (GMM) Technician position is responsible for supporting all activities within the Groton Pharmaceutical Sciences Drug Product Supply Global Material Management Group.

Seeking a material handler to support Groton GMM’s, GMP space, and associated daily activities. As a member of the GMM team the candidate will be required to learn a wide variety of support activities and functions while supporting development and clinical materials. This role will be required to follow GMP standards, and for assuring compliance with Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies along with all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines (e.g. FDA, DEA, TSA, MHRA).

How You Will Achieve It

  • Receive, sample, dispense, ship, manage and maintain all material types (e.g., API’s, Excipients, Raw Materials, Drug Substance, Controlled Substance and Hazardous Materials) to support development and clinical activities.

  • Strict adherence to quality, GMP, safety and environmental standards is required.

  • Responsible for identifying, reporting and supporting the resolution of quality concerns.

  • Becoming proficient working within multiple approved electronic inventory systems.

  • Performing electronic and physical inventory transactions for all materials.

  • Perform GMP warehouse infrastructure duties to include; warehouse management, cycle counts, stock rotation, transferring, picking, cleaning, destruction/waste management, segregation of materials, etc.

  • Subdividing and sampling of all material types, to include hazardous materials.

  • Follow and understand applicable SOPs/procedures in relation to activities being complete.

  • Demonstrates sound understanding and advanced knowledge of practices/concepts of GMM and a working knowledge of principles, practices, concepts and operations within other partner disciplines.

  • Must be adaptable and maintain flexibility in completing daily tasks in a dynamic work environment.

  • Proven ability to multitask, manage time and workload. Ability to escalate issues immediately.

  • Maintain excellent customer service and assure on time delivery.

  • Display and influence appropriate behaviors and adhere to Pfizer standards and values.

  • Effective collaboration with partner lines and customers bases.

  • Participating on teams as required (i.e. safety team, process improvement teams, procedure teams, project teams).

  • Must be responsible and dependable.

  • Identify and support continuous improvement initiatives throughout GMM.

  • Operate forklift or other powered or manual material handling equipment to unload, move and load materials through the facility.



  • High School with minimum 2 years Pharma experience and/or bachelor’s degree with 1-2 years of related experience.

  • Must be responsible/dependable and can manage own time independently

  • Experience and or knowledge of a cGMP environment

  • Experience working in a regulated work environment

  • Language Skills: Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Electronic Skills: Experience with computers to include: databases, email, software, navigation of shared drives, search engines, word processing, spreadsheets

  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills, to include good behaviors

  • Ability to obtain the following certifications: Power Jack certification, Fork Lift, Raymond Lift, DOT/IATA regulations

  • Must have a valid driver’s license


  • Experience working within the Pharma Industry, GMP materials management

  • Advanced electronic and computer skills including: Excel, Word, Microsoft dynamics, Visio, SharePoint

  • Experience with powered pallet movers and powered industrial vehicles, i.e. fork lifts, swing lifts, platform lifts, etc


  • Ability to lift to 50 pounds

  • Ability to complete repetitive physical activity

  • Ability to work with and around power industrial vehicles

  • Ability to drive multiple vehicles, including Pfizer trucks

  • Ability to physically move materials (i.e. drums, boxes, crates, modules)

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Must be able to reach above shoulder level, bend/stoop, push/pull, and handle/grip frequently

  • Must be able to gown up as required, to include specific PPE (i.e. respirators, full gear, safety glasses, daily uniform, etc.)

  • Must be able to perform in a fast-paced dynamic work place

  • Must be able to work outside of normal scheduled business hours as necessary including opportunities of overtime

  • Must be able to perform mathematical calculations and data analysis


  • Position will require 40 hours per week

  • Overtime is based on business needs

  • Must be available to work during current business hours of 6:30 am -4:30 pm

  • Business hours/shifts may vary dependent on business needs

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: February 19th, 2024

  • Work Location Assignment: On Premise

    On Premise colleagues work in a Pfizer site because it’s needed to get their job done. They may have flexibility to work remotely from time to time, but they are primarily on-site.

The salary for this position ranges from $25.82 to $43.03 per hour. In addition, this position offers eligibility for overtime, weekend, holiday and other pay premiums depending on the work schedule and the Company’s policies. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided applies only to the United States - Connecticut - Groton location.

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

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.

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