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CMC Excellence Scientist, Technical Strategy

Lake Forest, IL
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This position is dedicated to the fulfillment of Operational and CMC Excellence objectives by working cross-functionally with site and project teams to ensure timely delivery of Pharm. Sci. business operations and projects. The position will focus on CMC Excellence, in support of R&D Pharmaceutical Science processes to ensure delivery of the portfolio. This position reports to the CMC Excellence Lead.


Business Efficiency:

+ Work collaboratively with global Pharm. Sci. colleagues to develop holistic Operational and CMC Excellence opportunities to improve business efficiencies

Technical Advisory Panels:

+ Work with Pharm. Sci. project teams to organize and focus scientific advisory panel meetings. The specific goals will be: 1) to ensure scientifically sound discussion, 2) to generate questions/requests for feedback, and 3) to focus materials to the highest priority items

+ Train new and existing employees on the current process or when the process is revised

+ Develop & maintain all training materials

+ Track feedback from advisory panel meetings and drive teams to action

Metrics and Communication:

+ Develop and maintain metrics to support CMC Excellence initiatives and drive Pharm. Sci. technical strategy

+ Develop and execute against Pharm. Sci. communication strategy

+ Coordinate across Operational and CMC Excellence to ensure alignment between strategies

+ Develop and maintain Pharm. Sci. conference attendance and publication strategies

+ Work collaboratively with wider R&D organization to support communication strategy to other audiences

Pharm. Sci. Strategy:

+ Develop and maintain playbooks, templates, and guidelines essential to Pharm. Sci. initiatives

+ Research product pipeline and potential future technology platforms to feed into product selection

+ Support the development of short-term and long-term Pharm. Sci. strategy


+ BS degree, with advanced degree preferred (chemistry, engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or life sciences)

+ Minimum 3 years' experience in R&D or manufacturing role


+ Demonstrated competency in the following areas highly desired:

+ Pharmaceutical Sciences; Chemistry, Manufacturing, & Controls (CMC) R&D

+ Proven negotiation and influencing skills

+ Demonstrated problem-solving abilities

+ Strong organizational skills and discipline/focus

+ Well-developed written and oral communication skills

**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.

**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.


+ Last day to apply: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

+ Eligible for employee referral bonus

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

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