Pfizer Quality Sr. Scientist in Sanford, North Carolina

ROLE SUMMARY

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The position will support the Pfizer Sanford, NC Quality Operations department by performing Quality Control activities associated with clinical and/or commercial product, raw materials, validation, and stability. Key responsibilities are performing GMP tasks associated with maintaining compliant Quality Control and Stability laboratories; testing; analyzing, interpreting, and trending results; and creating, reviewing and approving documentation.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

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Responsible for knowing, understanding and acting in accordance with Pfizer's values and our OWNIT culture

Performs tasks associated with maintaining GMP compliant Quality Control and Stability laboratories.

  • Performs testing including, but not limited to clinical and/or commercial product, raw materials and validation samples.

  • Analyzes and interprets results, makes decisions regarding the accuracy, completeness and compliance.

  • Responsible for appropriate creation, review and approval of GMP documentation (test records, and as assigned validation protocols/reports, test methods, equipment records, etc.) and ensuring adherence to Pfizer standards, guidelines and values.

  • Responsible for reporting issues to management and participating in issue resolution (such as reporting OOS result and participating in associated laboratory investigation, reporting instrument issues and assisting with troubleshooting, etc.)

  • Assessing existing situations and suggesting improvements to increase compliance and innovation.

May perform data trending activities and assist with metrics reporting.

May initiate and develop project plans to ensure projects timely completion.

May serve on cross functional teams to facilitate communications between Quality Control and other departments.

QUALIFICATIONS

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Requirements for Grade level 7:

  • 4 years of manufacturing, quality or engineering experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.

  • A BS/BA Degree in Science/related field with experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry is preferred; however, other appropriate combinations of education and/or experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry are suitable.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to lift 30 lbs, stand for 2 to 3 hours at a time, sit for 2 to 3 hours at a time, walk long distances and bend to obtain items from lower shelving/cabinets

Intellectual capability to perform complex mathematical problems and perform complex data analysis.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

Work schedule may include weekdays and/or weekend days with first, second, and/or third shift hours as appropriate for assigned tasks/activities.

Limited travel for the position; no more than 10% traveling.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

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  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 24 July, 2018

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