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Technical Specialist, Clinical Manufacturing

Pfizer

Pfizer

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Andover, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Why Patients Need You

Our breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer’s mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.

What You Will Achieve

You will be part of a team of efficient and dynamic technicians assigned to manufacture pharmaceuticals within a state-of-the-art facility. You will be responsible for operating equipment, completion of support tasks and at times the oversight of assigned activities, in order to obtain the production plan of record. You will assist in process support and continuous improvement activities. You will be proactive in taking up trainings, documentation and technical completion of work as required in a regulated cGMP environment

As part of the Technical Operations team, your prior work experience and ability to apply your breadth of knowledge will help you adapt the standard methods and procedures. You will help us identify required delivery and process improvements that drive increased efficiency, throughput and quality. You will arrive at decisions on which methods and procedures are the best fit for different work situations.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Manage own time, professional development, and be accountable for own results.

  • Prioritize own workflow and may assist in prioritizing the workflow of less-experienced colleagues.

  • Ensure quality standards and best practices are followed throughout the manufacturing process.

  • Maintain proper documentation, such as training records, batch records, check sheets, logs books.

  • Operate, service, make adjustments, clean and sterilize one or more of a variety of production related equipment in compliance with equipment, product and process cGMP's and safety/security regulations.

  • Assure that equipment is operating properly, reports and/or corrects malfunctions and may assist others in complex set up/repair operations.

  • Complete work instructions and maintains clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Provide support during audits and with audit observation closure.

  • Employ Automated systems, enterprise systems, and available technology to execute work.

  • Maintain cross-functional communication with technology transfer teams, lab scientists, supply chain, quality and engineering as necessary.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • High School Diploma or GED with 4+ years’ experience

  • Experience in a pharmaceutical or other cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) environment

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Nice-to-Have

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Basic mechanical knowledge and experience with use of hand tools


PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to effectively gown into and operate in a clean room environment for extended periods of time.

  • Gowning may include full coveralls, face mask, head cover, boots and gloves.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to operate forklift or Master Mover for heavy loads.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

  • This is a second shift position from 2PM - 10:30PM.

  • Required off shift hours and weekend work is occasional.


Other Job Details

  • Work Assignment: On-Premise, On-Premise colleagues work in a Pfizer site because it’s needed to get their job done. They may have flexibility to work remotely from time to time, but they are primarily on-site.

  • Last Day to Apply: October 9th, 2023


Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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.

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.

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