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Logistical Support, Bioanalytical


Groton, CT
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This colleague provides logistical support for Pfizer's Global Small-Molecule Bioanalytical Group. This is accomplished through the management of samples, compounds, and biological matrices to enable the bioanalysis of studies that advance Pfizer's global portfolio. Colleagues are responsible for interfacing with our sample submitting partners, troubleshooting submissions, interfacing with the group's scientists, and identifying opportunities for the continuous improvement of our processes. The colleague is expected to conduct work in a manner that is compliant with applicable regulatory requirements.


The primary role of bioanalytical logistics is to provide an interface between our partners and the Groton Bioanalytical Group. This group provides quantitative analysis of drugs and metabolites from biological matrices in support of Pfizer's global pharmaceutical portfolio. This colleague will interface with our sample submitters and will coordinate resources for their study support. This includes ensuring that the required compounds and matrices are in-house and assisting in the scheduling of bioanalytical support. This colleague will receive, login, and manage samples of biological fluids and tissues and are responsible for troubleshooting errors in the submission process. The logistics team is responsible for the management of various inventories of compounds, matrices, supplies, samples and freezers. The logistics team is also a primary driver of our continuous improvement efforts. Some sample management will fall under regulatory requirements that require good documentation practices and attention to details. Thus, this colleague must demonstrate good written, oral and interpersonal communication as they will interact with cross-functional partners and bioanalytical teams and are expected to train and promote new submission processes externally and within the group. This position supports a dynamic portfolio so the colleague will experience changing priorities and must have the ability to deal with project and organizational change while advancing Pfizer's portfolio of new therapeutics.


+ B.A./B.S. degree (0-3 years) preferably in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or a relevant scientific field.

+ Knowledge of pharmaceutical development and the stage gates/studies associated with the advancements pharmaceutical program or portfolio.

+ Knowledge of the underlying principles of biology, and pharmacology.

+ Knowledge of the underlying principles of chromatography and mass spectrometry.

+ Knowledge and experience with research informatics systems and tools such as WATSON Laboratory Management System.

+ Demonstration of process continuous improvement.

+ Demonstrated ability to investigate and troubleshoot issues either independently or through collaboration.

+ Good organizational, oral and written communication skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix team environment.

+ Experience working in a regulated laboratory environment and/or handling biohazardous biological samples is highly desirable.


Candidate may be required to handle bulky boxes. Candidate will enter into cold storage (-20oC) rooms.


Candidate may be called into work outside of normal work hours when freezer failures occur in order to move critical clinical samples to a functioning freezer.

**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: November 17, 2017

+ This job is Pfizer Exempt US/PR Grade: 003

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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