Pfizer Engineering & Maintenance Compliance Leader in United States


Working with project engineering, maintenance, and utilities, coordinates compliance components on this department, for all equipment/system, including but not limited to change controls, deviations, investigations, supporting documentation like SOPs, IQ/OQ/PQ protocols and reports, etc. This role is the natural connection between the Engineering & Maintenance departments with the key compliance areas such as Quality Systems, Validation, Quality Assurance, Documentation, EHS, etc.


  • Responsible for Maintenance & Engineering related Change Controls, SOP's, Protocols, training, etc. and coordinates the documentation activities ensuring the completion of tasks/documentation milestones.

  • Supports maintenance and engineering related investigations, CAPAs, action plans, working closely with maintenance and reliability leaders.

  • Responsible for equipment commissioning, decommissioning, validation, and all related activities that require a compliance point of view.

  • Supports the review of validation processes and protocols and procedures currently in place by providing improvement ideas, updating documents following cGMPs and Pfizer's Quality Standards.

  • Assists in the review of IQ/OQ/PQ deviations, provides troubleshooting expertise, and develops recommendations and corrective actions in collaboration with the maintenance and engineering team.

  • Responsible for ensuring all applicable equipment and utilities documentation is created, revised, and in-place to guarantee consistency within cGMP and Pfizer Quality Standards.

  • Prepares and supervises the completion and revision of effective maintenance procedures so that equipment, systems, processes, and facilities, perform as designed and validated.

  • Represents Maintenance & Engineering department in Site Quality Review Meetings, Change Control Review Committee, Safety Committee and compliance related activities at the site.

  • Develops, leads, engages and supports the maintenance team and creates an atmosphere of team effort and open communication.

  • Provides information support during FDA and Quality Assurance audits.

  • Will se rve as the natural backup for maintenance positions such as Reliability Engineer, TL Maintenance and Planner/scheduler. Which means that this role will learn the use of systems like EAMS, Ariba, etc .


  • BS in scientific or engineering discipline.

  • Minimum of three years' experience in pharmaceutical facilities & equipment

  • Knowledge of GMP, OSHA and FDA regulations applicable to the pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience in reliability based maintenance practices.

  • Proven leadership ability, decision making ability, and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.


  • Aseptic manufacturing experience.

  • Quality Assurance, quality systems, validation or related experience may be helpful for this role.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Candidate must possess flexibility to respond to constantly changing conditions and priorities.


This position is in a Penicillin Facility. The candidate must NOT be allergic to Penicillin.

Collects and researches data; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; approaches problems objectively and systematically; draws accurate conclusions from complex information.


  • At different times of the year, this position will work long hours for scheduled manufacturing shutdown periods

  • (Throughout the year) May be required to work late with little notice as need arises when equipment is unexpectedly down.

  • This position will be on-call screening alarms and dispatching technicians 24/7 on a rotating schedule with other colleagues.

  • Limited travel may be required.


Contacts within the site

  • Senior Manager of Engineering and Maintenance

  • Maintenance Team Leader and Reliability Leader

  • Team Leaders and colleagues from Penicillin Manufacturing and Packaging Departments

  • Validation and Quality Assurance

  • Safety, Security, Union Representatives

Contacts outside the site

  • Vendors and Technical Representatives of equipment and parts manufacturers

  • Technicians and engineers from outside contractors

  • Federal and State Inspectors

  • Colleagues from another Pfizer sites.


Financial Accountability

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Although not directly accountable for the budget, this role is obligated to be fiscally responsible for maintenance spending on parts and contracted work.


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This position is an individual contributor.

EEO Statement

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The job is open only to Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. ยง 1324b(a)(3), namely, Citizens or Nationals of the United States, Lawful Permanent Residents ("green card holders"), Refugees and Asylees.

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Additional Offer Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: June 8, 2018

  • Eligible for Relocation Package - Yes

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