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Associate Cleaning Chemistry Scientist


Andover, MA
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Provide technical support to the manufacturing plan of record within the realm of cleaning chemistry, disposables, solution expiry, and process improvements within a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility.


Candidate will work with the group senior leader to develop, implement and monitor the strategy and philosophy in the area of cleaning chemistry, solution expiry and appropriate use of disposable components in the manufacturing process. Candidate will support the design, troubleshooting and qualification of biopharmaceutical manufacturing equipment in the realm of cleaning chemistry, disposables, solution expiry, and process improvements. Work includes drafting study plans and protocols in accordance with defined proprietary site strategies; performing hands-on laboratory studies; documenting execution of studies to GMP standards; engineering studies in GMP environments; analysis of study results; drafting study summary reports; collaborating with Pfizer staff on review and approval of summary reports, Maximum Allowable Carryover Calculations, solution expiry evaluations, and Extractable and Leachable evaluation support. The position may require equipment history review, investigation and audit support, process/component improvement project support, and continuous improvement support.


Education and Experience: Candidate must have a BS/MS in engineering, biology, or related sciences (M. S. +2yrs or BS +4yrs experience).

Candidate must have experience working in a biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical manufacturing facility and have well developed hands on laboratory skills. Candidate should have an understanding of cGMP systems and practices. Candidate must be able to work across functional areas such as operations, engineering, validation, maintenance, quality and regulatory. Good communication skills, verbal and written, are required. Strong technical writing skills and experience in experimental design. Recent experience in the use of laboratory instrumentation and equipment, such as: gel electrophoresis; spectrophotometer, laboratory pipettors; conductivity & pH instruments, etc. Experience with standard desk top software (i. e. Word & Excel). Experience with laboratory scale cleaning evaluations. Experience with full scale cleaning equipment (COP washers, Cleaning skids, etc).

**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.

**Additional Offer Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: 11/13/2017**

+ **This job is (Pfizer) (Exempt) (US) Grade: 004**

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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