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Quality Control Scientist II

Andover, MA 01810
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Pfizer is seeking a talented individual to join our Quality Control Analytical (QCA) or Quality Control Raw Material (QC RM) team in Andover, MA. This colleague will support GMP analytical testing activities. The work includes various instrumental techniques including HPLC, GC, IR, UV, as well as wet chemical methods.

This position requires working collaboratively with the team and active participating in scheduling, visual management, metrics, and continuous improvement activities. The successful candidate will be team oriented, have a passion for excellence, act with integrity, demonstrate equity and inclusivity, seek continuous improvement opportunities, and actively participate in site recognition programs.


+ Perform analytical testing.

+ Record and maintain all related data and records in compliance with cGMP and quality procedures.

+ Identify basic technical issues, atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems, and participate in investigations for resolution and correction.

+ Participate in continuous improvement culture within laboratories. Utilize continuous improvement tools.

+ Participate and use 5S, standard work, and visual management tools and processes.

+ Perform work consistent with Pfizer Values of Courage, Excellence, Equity, and Joy.


+ Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related discipline with 2 years of applicable laboratory experience required.

+ Experience with cGMPs, regulatory guidance and audits.

+ Proficiency with computer systems (Microsoft Office applications, LIMS, etc.).

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills.

+ Self-motivated and able to adapt to rapidly changing project priorities.


+ Preferred laboratory experience includes testing of compendial and non-compendial raw materials using GC, HPLC, FTIR, NIR, pH, titrations, UV, and wet chemical techniques.

+ Experience following USP/EP/JP compendia preferred.

+ Experience with six sigma, lean, and continuous improvement tools desired.

+ Experience with electronic laboratory information management systems such as LIMS preferred.


+ Normal lifting, sitting, standing, and walking requirements to facilitate testing in a laboratory environment.


+ Position is first shift Monday through Friday. Some off hour (night/weekend/holiday) support may be required to support staff and operations.

**Other Job Details:**

+ Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

+ \#LI-PFE

**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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Posted: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-05-13
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