Pfizer Associate Oncology Operations in Pearl River, New York

ROLE SUMMARY

The position performs manufacturing of commercial and clinical conjugate related products. Primary duties include performing all required complex manufacturing activities including production, investigation, equipment validation, writing SOPs, in compliance with company policy and regulations. Assist developing detailed plans and prioritize the routine tasks within the plan to achieve goals of incumbent's projects. Actively develop technical and operational leadership on all aspects of the manufacturing operations and contribute to the success of the department.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Multi-task all activities associated with manufacturing of commercial and clinical antibody drug conjugates including but not limited to operation, cleaning, investigation, change control, conducting training, etc. Heavy "hands-on" operations and irregular work schedules occasionally required. Function as a member of self-directed high performance team.

  • Perform manufacturing of commercial and clinical batches in compliance with cGMP, Safety, and Environmental regulations. Meet the production demand. Ensure all Investigations and commitments are performed in a timely manner. Ensure all production equipment and systems are in compliance with cGMP.

  • Create or modify Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) for commitment implementation or as related to new projects, facility and equipment changes. Evaluate and approve Preventive Maintenance Orders (PMOs). Initiate change controls related to new projects, facility and equipment changes, BR and PMO revision, etc.

  • Assist in problem solving efforts for manufacturing processes. Troubleshoot process issues, diagnose technical problems and identify short- and long-term solutions. Work closely with cross-functional groups to resolve system problems to minimize contamination and cost.

  • Conduct manufacturing deviation investigations and write investigation reports (MIRs). Identify root causes and corrective/preventive actions (CAPAs). Implement CAPAs commitments.

  • Compliance - Perform other technical tasks as required to ensure GMP and safety compliance. Promote cGMP compliance within the work place by following site cGMP procedures. Incorporate cGMP and regulatory compliance into all assigned projects scope and design.

  • Provide project team support as required by team leads.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BS in Chemical Engineering or related scientific discipline

  • On the job and "hands-on" training will be provided for drug substance intermediate, drug substance and drug product operation

  • Lean Six Sigma education or certification preferred but not required

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • High degree of manual labor. Heavy gowning requirements working in a clean room environment with cytotoxic materials. Must have ability to use respirator when necessary. Ability to perform entire work shift under these conditions.

  • Ability to apply general engineering techniques/principals.

  • Knowledge and ability to understand automated process control systems.

  • Ability to analyze operational process problems and implement appropriate corrective and preventative actions.

  • Effectively interact with team members within and across functions. Can articulate the issues and solutions to both team and to management. Ability to organize and present data to related team meetings or sr. management and poster presentations at external meetings, communicating effectively in both written and oral forms.

  • Ability to make timely and sound decisions.

  • Assimilates new knowledge skills, and job-related information that may vary in complexity, and applies them to work assignments in a timely manner.

  • Generate different creative or novel solutions to business processes. Evaluate the latest technology advances and apply to appropriate business problems.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional need for off hours work (evenings, weekends).

  • Aseptic/Personnel Safety gowning requirements.

EEO Statement

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Additional Offer Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: August 5, 2017

  • Grade: 05

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