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Process Scientist/Engineer II (1st shift, rotating 6am

Pfizer


Location:
Andover, MA
Date:
08/11/2017
2017-08-112017-09-09
Job Code:
1049925
Pfizer
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Job Title Process Scientist/Engineer II (1st shift, rotating 6am

JobID 1049925

Location: Andover, MA

Description A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.



All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.



The engineer/ scientist in manufacturing operations is responsible for execution of the manufacturing process in a multi-product, multi-line cGMP facility capable of manufacturing commercial, clinical and development drug substance. Additional roles include using operational and technical knowledge to lead troubleshooting activities, lead tech transfer and start-up activities, provide investigations support, analyze process data, and identify and implement process improvements.



Executes routine manufacturing activities including cell culture maintenance and harvests (e.g.bioreactors, continual flow centrifugation, ultrafilration and diafiltration) and equipment preparation (set-up, CIP (clean-in-place), SIP (steam-in-place)).

First-line technical support within their assigned Asset Group, collaborating with outside groups as needed.



Serve as the operations point of contact for campaign start-up with roles in technology transfer, site assessment, generation of cGMP documentation, suite preparation, process execution, and summary reporting. Coordinate suite clearance and product changeover.



Process monitoring including real time review of process parameters and process data/trend analysis. Communicate process performance across shifts and departments.



Implement process enhancements, measures and responds to equipment capability and implements new technologies.



Support procurement and validation of new equipment and technologies.

Support or champion compliance investigations, commitments, and change controls.



Provide support during audits and with audit observation closure.



Perform skills training and provide subject matter expertise to training materials.



Education and Experience:

BA/BS in chemical engineering, biology, biochemistry or other related science or engineering

field 2-6 years relevant experience

Familiarity and experience with mammalian cell culture, protein purification and/or support operations (such as solution preparation and/or operation of autoclave/depyrogenation ovens) required



Previous experience in a GMP manufacturing environment desirable



Previous experience with manufacturing-continual flow centrifugation and/or tangential flow filtration (UF/DF) a plus



Experience with Six Sigma, Method 1, 5S and/or other operational excellence programs a plus.



Basic computer skills are required.



Strong oral and written communications skills are desired.



Mechanical aptitude is helpful.



PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Physical Requirements:

Daily routine may require moving heavy equipment, standing for long periods of time, and/or significant walking throughout the suite including up and down stairs.

Must be able to lift ~50 pounds.



NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

1st shift, 6am-6pm, rotating



**EEO Statement**

**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: August 10, 2017**

+ **Grade: 04**



A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.



All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.



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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