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Chemist III (First shift)


McPherson, KS 67460
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Perform Quality Control particulate analysis in the Particle Lab. Performs all particulate analysis on finished pharmaceutical products to determine that they meet official compendial and/or Hospira/Pfizer requirements. Perform investigational testing for complaints and event items.


Perform standard qualitative and quantitative analysis on: purchased raw materials, in-process products, pure drug substances, finished pharmaceutical preparations, stability samples, and contract manufacturing samples utilizing accepted microscopic procedures, in accordance with approved testing procedures of Hospira/Pfizer, the National Formulary (NF), and the United States Pharmacopeia (USP).

+ Utilizes standard analytical chemistry techniques.

+ Maintain records of all analysis information of assigned products for permanent file and proper entry of information on laboratory forms.

+ Evaluate all data obtained from analysis; if discrepancy or deviation occurs, consult with supervisor.

+ Review completed data for accuracy before forwarding data to QA filing in the batch record.

+ Present and defend investigational findings to upper management and plant leadership.

+ Participate in employee involvement team(s).

+ Able to train other employees to use instruments and/or analytical methods.

+ Works directly with third parties to facilitate new products.

+ Oversees specialty teams and performs specialized job assignments.


+ Bachelor's Degree (chemistry, microbiology or closely related field of science)

+ Troubleshooting sophisticated electronic analytical instruments, methods and procedures.

+ 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry.


Considerable mental/visual concentration, coordinating manual dexterity with mental/visual attention - including alternating sitting/standing to perform tasks and strict documentation requirements.

**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 Date to apply: November 13, 2017**

+ **This job is a Hospira Non-Exempt US Grade: 12**

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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