Pfizer Sr. QO Position in Franklin, Ohio


Supplier Management:

Accountable for the Supplier Management System including planning and conducting supplier audits, managing supplier Quality agreements, issue resolution and troubleshooting to assure procurements meet or exceed the requirements. Conducts programs designed to improve supplier performance, productivity, and process validation. Prepares, maintains and reviews procurement quality assurance procedures to assure compliance with customer and/or government requirements. Manage the Site Readiness Program. May also audit third party manufacturers, due diligence and vendor selection process.

Regulatory Compliance Support:

Responsible for managing Internal audit program. Supporting regulatory inspection. Responsible for activities involved in Quality oversight for change control system/product CMC change control oversight with Regulatory Affairs, APR program management, QA support for non-manufacturing functions/activities, and quality performance metrics/quality dashboard. Also typically provides Quality oversight for the following functions found under separate Job Families: 'Documentation' Management, and 'QA for Computer Systems'.

Validation Support:

May be responsible for activities involved in writing, review and approval of the validation procedures, protocols, validation master plan and evaluating quality process and system standards to ensure compliance with Pfizer Quality Standards and governmental regulatory requirements.


Responsible, among other things for:

  • Interface to the sites' suppliers

  • Plan and conduct supplier audits

  • Plan and conduct Quality Review Meeting with suppliers

  • Maintain the SMS system

  • Manage supplier Quality Agreements

  • Manage Internal Audit Program

  • Support Regulatory Inspections

  • Administration of Site Inspection Readiness Program including Internal Quality Assessments and Data Integrity Program

  • Evaluation and Completion of RONA Reports

  • Preparation of Annual Product Reports (APR/PQR)

  • Manage Regulatory queries and responses

  • Manage PQS/CASR

  • Manage Regulatory Change Controls for permanent changes.

  • Other activities as identified by the supervisor


  • BS/BA with at least 5 years of experience as Quality professional


  • MS/MA with at least 8 years of experience as Quality professional

  • Strong Experience leading a Supplier Management System


  • Accountable for adhering to Pfizer standards, guidelines and values

  • Must be detail oriented and able to make sound decisions. Proactively identifies and resolves potential problems with basic complexity. Working knowledge of cGMP with high productivity and ability to multi-task coupled with a low error rate.

  • Good oral, and written communications skills and computer literacy

  • Manages own time and professional development; accountable for own results. Work is performed under broad guidelines and with limited supervision. Ensures completion of any team assignments

  • Identifies and implements processes to improve performance and increase efficiency, consciously balancing the risk and reward trade-off


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to general laboratory and/or manufacturing areas; work near moving mechanical parts; toxic or caustic chemicals; the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; required to stand; walk; sit; talk or hear; must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds; specific vision abilities require by this job include ability to adjust focus

  • Position requires regular onsite attendance, this position cannot be performed on a remote / telecommute basis


  • Must have the ability to simultaneously multi-task across multiple capabilities and functions and handle multiple competing priorities and requirements

  • Must have the ability to work effectively under and manage to strict production, time and performance deadlines

  • Must be willing and able to work beyond the hours typically defined as a "regular" workday, which may or may not include weekends and holidays


  • Colleagues who are issued an Incident Final Warning (IFW) on or after January 1, 2016, are not eligible to post and compete for a position for a period of 12-months from the date an IFW is issued

  • No Relocation eligible


  • Routine interaction with Site' colleagues (Production, Quality Control, Technical Services, Site Services and Site Leadership Team) and Global Suppliers

  • Periodic interaction with other Pfizer colleagues ( Other Sites, GCMC, COQA, MSQA, BT, PCONE)

  • Sporadic interaction with other site customer and regulatory agency representatives

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

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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: September 25, 2018

  • Additional Location Information: Franklin, OH

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