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Job Summary

Kalamazoo, MI
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Journeyman Process Instrumentation and Controls Technician / Apprentice

About the Job


Working within the Reliability Maintenance environment, performs preventive maintenance, modifies, installs, and maintains company process control systems and provides customer training in the implementation of those systems in compliance with company standards and procedures and government regulations (SOPs, GMPs, GLPs, PSM, etc). Can serve as a maintenance advisor in areas of engineering (process design, material selection, documentation, calibration, testing and problem solving methodology, project scope and follow up.


  • The Process Instrument and Controls person installs, configures, maintains and repairs complex computer systems, from Process Logic Controllers to Distributive Control Systems. They will  configure, calibrate, maintain and repair state of the art electronic ("smart") process measuring and control instruments, while still maintaining expertise in older technologies, such as pneumatic.  They have to be aware of and adhere to all electrical codes, particularity intrinsic safety.
  • Responsible for priority assessment and decision making as it relates to troubleshooting, diagnostics, assembly, repair, and a proactive maintenance of systems and equipment in a cost effective manner.
  • Develops solutions to routine problems following established Pfizer policies and procedures. Communication in developing and implementing solutions is critical.
  • Participates in multi-craft work activities as required.


  • Journeyman Education Requirements: High school diploma / general education degree (GED) or Associates Degree. Journeyman Process and Controls Technician required. Additional qualifications preferred: Electrical License or Licensed Journeyman Electrician. Will consider Electrical License or Licensed Journeyman with Process Instrument and Controls experience.
  • Apprentice Education Requirements: High school diploma / general education degree (GED) or Associates Degree. Two years Process Instrumentation and Controls related experience preferred.
  • Basic computer user skills are required.
  • Completion of the company apprenticeship program or its equivalent is required.


  • Computer user skills (Microsoft systems).
  • Blue print reading a plus
  • Electrical diagram reading is a plus
  • Excellent communications Skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-Starter with ability to work independently


Routinely exposed to hazardous materials, heights, temperature extremes, equipment in motion, noisy, dusty and dirty conditions, stooping, bending and heavy lifting.  The proper use of the correct Personal Protective Equipment for each task as well as compliance with all applicable safety Standard Operating Procedures is a must.


May work variable shifts and 24 hour on call as required.

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.

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.

  • Last Date to Apply: July 23, 2018
  • Relocation Package will be provided.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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