Pfizer IQ Lab Tech in McPherson, Kansas


Performs sampling of raw materials and components and dimensional, visual and functional analysis on primary and secondary packaging materials to verify compliance and acceptable supplier quality prior to release for use in the production of finished goods.


  • Maintains appropriate logbooks and records to include equipment logbooks, vendor quality trends, product line trends, etc.

  • Reviews and approves Incoming Quality inspection sampling plans and test results prior to release for Production use without subsequent level review. Results are compared to the Specification Sheets and Monographs.

  • Evaluate damaged material to determine component and product safety/risk for the individual for whom the product is intended. Including: adulteration, contamination and sabotage.

  • Identifies a material sampling schedule to meet the Production timelines while providing Special Samples to aid in investigations, customer requests and compliance updates.

  • Scheduling of sampling priorities with various functions in the plant. Including: Warehouse, BQ/CQ Laboratories, One-2-One, Dispensing, PIC.

  • Component Defect Categorization and conformance to Specification Sheets and Monographs.

  • Assists in the investigation to aid Quality Engineering.

  • Quarantine Retest List is reviewed for material scheduled expiry to ensure expired material is not utilized in Production.

  • Performs initial OOS investigation with technician that identified the failure.

  • Grade D Gowning required minimizing human exposure to raw materials during sampling. Respirator training required to minimize hazardous exposure to IQ personnel.


  • Requires ability to understand and carry out assigned duties effectively.

  • Knowledge needed of specialized business processes in the Incoming Lab and GMP environment.

  • High school diploma required plus additional specialized courses or experience preferred.

  • Must have 0-5 years of professional experience.

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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  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 27, 2018

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

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