Pfizer Sr. CQ Specialist, 1st Shift Mon in Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Report testing results through computerized systems, or through standard laboratory paper-based documentation. Other related duties essential to these operations or special assignments as required.
Provides technical support as necessary to the assigned laboratory. Investigates, analyzes, problem solves, and communicates technical information to internal and external customers. Other related duties essential to these operations or special assignments as required.
Trains and supports inexperienced analysts, working as a Certified Fellow Employee and mentor to aid in their development as analysts.
Consistently adheres to company, site, and laboratory safety rules and immediately raises any safety issues with supervision as soon as they are identified.
Follows procedures at all times, adopting cGMP, cGDP practices.
Follows supervisor directions at all times.
Able to function independently, but asks questions as necessary
Accepts dynamic work sequences
Must be self-motivated and work with minimal direction
Must have strong technical and/or leadership skills
Routinely participates in daily Shift Handover and/or CQ Performance huddles, including discussions on improving planning communication, and teamwork efforts in the CQ laboratory (where applicable for function).
Actively participates in daily and weekly planning discussions with his/her teammates and supervision (as needed) offering suggestions to improve Right First Time and schedule adherence as needed
Works with supervision and management to identify opportunities to improve testing efficiencies and actively participates in subsequent related projects
Consistently communicates work sequence status to supervisor in a timely manner.
Where scheduled work was not achieved, actively participates in discussions to identify opportunities for correction and improvement and actively works on efforts to recover adherence gaps
Demonstrates engagement in helping to achieve CQ laboratory, team, and individual goals.
When faced with roadblocks and issues, routinely offers suggestions for improvements and actively participates in associated improvement activities wherever possible
Is a positive influence on the CQ laboratory, often going out of his/her way to support and assist teammates on the same shift and across shifts wherever possible.
Maintains an on-time training
Must have strong organizational skills and an ability to multi-task across projects and activities.
Demonstrate proficiency in computerized systems (Experience and use of LIMS, Empower are plus).
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot analytical methods
Has understanding of basic non-instrumental wet chemistry techniques, Manual Titrations, pH, Conductivity, Autotitrations, UV-Vis, Polarimeter as wells as more advanced techniques, i.e. GC, HPLC, AA, FTIR, etc.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or other science required
At least 4 years analytical laboratory experience in a GMP regulated environment
Experience in parenteral drug product pharmaceutical manufacturing is plus.
Successful hands-on analytical testing experience in a GMP environment.
Must be Certified Fellow Employee trained and have Control Drug Agent status
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Additional Offer Details:
Last Date to Apply for Job: July 28, 2017
Grade: Legacy Hospira 07
Additional Location Information: Rocky Mount, NC
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