Pfizer Quality Assurance Inspector (2nd Shift) in Westport, Missouri

Role Summary

2nd shift

This is an entry level QA position. After training, the individual will perform to written specifications, SOPs, cGMPs, and FDA regulations. As part of the training, the person will have a working understanding of the benefits of quality and concepts behind the inspection process. After training, the person must be able to perform sampling and inspections without supervision. The person must have the ability/knowledge to make quick calls during inspection and can demonstrate the ability to recognize situations that may halt production. The individual will help the lead as needed.

Role Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

Perform Sampling process as per procedures to full fill product specification and requirements Review batch records/GMP documentation. Observe processes/trouble shoot issues and escalate to management as needed. Perform line clearances. Provide shift information to the lead before the next shift arrives. Follows GMP documentation practices in manufacturing and packaging batch records. Will assist the lead as necessary. Understands and recognizes product status such as Approved, Hold, Rejected, etc. Understands Good Manufacturing Practice regulations. Understands and utilizes ANSI sampling plans.


Education & Experience:

HS/GED. BS in a scientific filed is preferred. The individual may have less than one year of related QA or pharmaceutical industry experience. The individual must have string attention to details and have organizational skills. The individual must have effective interpersonal and communication skills. The individual must be able to follow instruction, policies and procedures.

Physical/Mental Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust and focus. Must achieve a score of 8 or better for near vision (14") with both eyes, using the Titmus II vision tester or 20/25 on a near point Snellen acuity card at 16". Acceptable visual acuity is a Snellen fraction of 20/25 or greater. They must have normal color vision by Ishihara screening.

Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel or Environment Requirements

Position requires regular onsite attendance - this position cannot be performed on a remote or telecommute basis on a temporary, short or long term basis.

Must have the ability to simultaneously multi-task across multiple capabilities and functions and handle multiple competing priorities and requirements, including performing site and functional responsibilities, responding to frequent e-mail and phone communications and attending multiple meetings and conference calls. Note that these activities may not be time bound to core hours or presence at the site.

Must have the ability to work effectively under and manage to strict production, time and performance deadlines.

Must be willing and able to work beyond the hours typically defined as a "regular" workday, which may or may not include weekends and holidays.

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.

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.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 1, 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.