Pfizer QC Scientist III (Lab Support) in Andover, Massachusetts
The Quality Control Analytical group is seeking a highly motivated and experienced candidate to support GMP analytical non-testing activities for the Raw Materials group at the Andover site. This candidate is responsible for writing , procedures, test methods, technical documents investigation reports, raw material specifications and change controls.
This position requires working collaboratively with the QC raw materials team (QC Analytical, QC Micro, Quality Assurance, Warehouse, Supply Chain and Site Technical Services).
This candidate will actively participate in scheduling, visual management, metrics, and continuous improvement activities. The successful candidate will be team oriented, have a passion for excellence, act with integrity, demonstrate equity and inclusivity, seek continuous improvement opportunities, actively participate in site recognition programs and take pride in his or her contribution to the team.
Writing and reviewing technical documents such as raw material specifications, standard operating procedures, test methods investigations and change controls.
Represent Quality Control Analytical in cross functional and site product meetings.
Support internal and external audits.
Plan and prioritize assignments
Perform analytical documentation activities of raw material samples.
Record and maintain all related data and records in compliance with cGMP and quality procedures.
Meet all timelines and deliverables in the support of the plan of record.
Support atypical or out-of-specifications test results, participate in investigations for resolution and correction.
. Review data and documents for compliance and accuracy.
Participate in continuous improvement culture within the raw materials group. Utilize continuous improvement tools.
Participate and use 5S, standard work, and visual management tools and processes.
Perform work consistent with Pfizer Values of Courage, Excellence, Equity, and Joy
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with a minimum of 6 years of related laboratory experience OR MS n Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with a minimum of 4 years related experience
Experience working in QC testing laboratory in GMP environment in pharmaceutical industry
Knowledge and practical application of relevant analytical techniques (raw material testing, wet chemistry testing, analytical testing)
Strong technical writing skills, including investigations
Demonstrated leadership skills in decision making, planning and prioritization. Focused on team success to meet defined metrics and timelines
Proficiency with computer systems (Microsoft Office applications, LIMS, etc.).
Strong oral and written communication skills
Candidate must be self-motivated and be able to adapt to rapidly changing project priorities
Experience with QC Raw Material testing and documentation
Knowledge and experience in cGMP USP/EP/JP, regulatory guidance and audits
Experience with electronic document management systems and laboratory information management systems such as LIMS, SAP, PDocs, and Trackwise strongly preferred
Experience authoring and reviewing QC documentation such as SOPs and test methods
Experience authoring quality documents such as change controls, CAPAs, deviations
Experience with DMAIC, lean, and continuous improvement tools desired
Normal lifting, sitting, standing, and walking requirements to facilitate testing in a laboratory environment.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Position is first shift Monday through Friday. Some off hour (night/weekend/holiday) support may be required to support staff and operations.
Other Job Details:
Last Day to Apply: 18 MAY 2021
Eligible for Relocation Assistance: YES
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES
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