Pfizer Sr CMC Specialist in Kalamazoo, Michigan


This position is responsible for acting as a site CMC interface, in order to facilitate changes with regulatory impact. The role interfaces heavily with site personnel, as well as colleagues in Pfizer Center and individual markets, in order to assess the impact of deviations and changes, initiate regulatory changes, and provide site information for market renewals and queries. The role exists with a focus on products manufactured in Kalamazoo, having responsibility for the support of those products, globally. This position acts as the primary conduit for communication with Pfizer Center Global CMC, both using formal processes and in informal discussions. The role is often engaged in site projects, acting as the primary regulatory interface for project execution.


  • Initiate/Respond to regulatory changes, using the corporate regulatory change control system.

  • Conduct assessments of site deviations and change controls, for registration impact.

  • Support license renewals in global markets, through preparation and submission of site documents to Pfizer colleagues, globally.

  • Provide site responses to queries received from global Health Authorities.

  • Interact with colleagues throughout the local site, in order to develop responses to regulatory requests.

  • Assure that all requested information is provided within necessary timelines.

  • Develop strategies and outcomes for regulatory changes, in partnership with a variety of functions, both locally and globally.

  • Ensure communication of regulatory approvals to appropriate site personnel.


  • Education: BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or related science

  • Experience: Five years of relevant experience, particularly in quality or compliance roles


The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability in developing scientific reasoning and problem solving with minimal coaching, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. They will be able to engage colleagues globally, and will do so in a manner that recognizes the organizational and cultural differences that may exist between their partners around the world. They will also have excellent negotiation skills, and will be able to frequently resolve issues with a focus on regulatory compliance. They will have demonstrated skill in developing solutions, and will do so with a flexible approach to the development of options. Experience with regulatory changes or change control systems is preferred.

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Last Date to Apply for Job: 5/31/18

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