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QC Senior Scientist I, Polysaccharides


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Job Title QC Senior Scientist I, Polysaccharides

JobID 1044766-1852

Location: Andover, MA

Description *About Pfizer*

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.

*Role Description*

The Quality Analytical group is seeking a highly motivated Carbohydrate Chemist to support projects for polysaccharide vaccines at the Andover site. The work includes performing method qualifications/validation/verification activities, method improvements, and troubleshooting analytical methods for biological products. The candidate will write regulatory filings, review and approve technical documents and provide input to laboratory and manufacturing investigations.


Key responsibilities:The qualified candidate must have the experience and ability to participate in multiple projects within the Analytical group. Responsibilities include:*Drive and manage method validations, investigation, and analytical studies *Collaborate with routine QC testing lab and manufacturing on troubleshooting and investigational activities*Implement new analytical technologies*Perform comparability studies in support of instrument / methods changes*Write regulatory filings and respond to various board of health questions on various Products*Optimize existing QC assay methods*Provide scientific advice in support of investigations / troubleshooting / process monitoring*Participate in Corporate Network forum from an analytical perspective


*Ph.D in chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline with 2 plus years of experience.*MS degree in chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline with 10 plus years of experience *Extensive knowledge and experience with HPLC, MALLS, NMR, and UV.*Strong technical writing skills*Strong oral and written communication skills *Candidate must be self-motivating and be able to adapt to rapidly changing project priorities. *Knowledge of cGMP, industry standards and ICH, and applicable validation regulations is desired*Continuous improvement tools desired.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:Normal sitting, standing and walking requirements to facilitate support of staff in the office and on the floor (laboratory, suites, etc.). Position is first shift Monday through Friday.

*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.

*QC Senior Scientist I, Polysaccharides*
*Andover, Massachusetts*

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