Pfizer Technical Associate, Non in United States

The St. Louis Pilot Plant technician will be part of a diverse team of scientists and engineers focused on scale up and optimization of mammalian and microbial fermentation/purification processes to enable the efficient production of toxicology and process development supplies in support of Pfizer's Biotherapeutics portfolio.


Set up, execution and evaluation of non-GMP unit operations such as seed train, bioreactors, centrifugation, filtration, chromatography, UF/DF, conjugation and lyophilization.

Additional responsibilities will include executing CIP, SIP, aseptic sampling, parts washing, inventory management, documentation and work order generation, and data entry/evaluation.


  • HS diploma required, Associates Degree, or BS/BA in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent.

  • Requires a minimum 0 to 2 years of experience in a laboratory or manufacturing environment (bioprocess or chemical process industry). Demonstrated capability to work as a team member in a matrix development team


  • Prior experience in a Biological Pilot Plant or Commercial Manufacturing setting is desired.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

  • Knowledge of fermentation and or downstream processing techniques is desired.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Operational knowledge of computerized systems.


Must be able to lift 40 lbs. May have to spend extended periods of time standing.


This position will require overtime coverage for occasional weekend operations and sampling.

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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: September 26, 2018

  • Eligible for Relocation Package: no

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: yes

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