QC Analytical Scientist I

About Pfizer
A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact. All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.
Role Description
The Quality Control Analytical group is seeking a highly motivated candidate to support analytical testing activities for multiple products at the Andover site. The work includes various HPLC, UV spectrophotometry, and ELISA methods. The candidate will also be responsible for supporting troubleshooting, method improvements, and other QC analytical business activities at the site.
Responsibilities
Key responsibilities: The qualified candidate will work in a cGMP Quality Control Analytical lab. Responsibilities include: Prepares and record buffers and reagents, etc., and maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner. Perform and review analytical testing of in-process, drug substance, and drug product samples. Identify basic technical issues, atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems and participates in the investigation to resolve and correct. Maintain all related data and records in compliance with cGMPs and quality procedures. Perform laboratory support functions and maintain work area in compliance with cGMP and quality procedures. Participates in continuous improvement culture within labs. Utilizes continuous improvement tools such as DMAIC.
Qualifications
B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with a minimum of 2 years of related laboratory experience. Lab Experience in basic analytical methods: HPLC, UV, pH Knowledge of Advanced analytical methods: Peptide map and Oligosaccharide, ELISA, iCE, Bioassay, CE Strong oral and written communication skills Knowledge and understanding of cGMP and industry standards Proficiency with computer systems (Microsoft Office applications, LIMS, etc.). Experience working in cGMP, regulatory environment. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Normal lifting, sitting, standing and walking requirements to facilitate testing in a laboratory environment. Position is first shift Monday through Friday. Some off hour (night/weekend/holiday) support may be required to support staff and operations. NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Periodic off shift support may be 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.


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