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Senior Process Scientist/Engineer

Pfizer


Location:
Andover, MA
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
1049175-1852
Pfizer
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Job Title Senior Process Scientist/Engineer

JobID 1049175-1852

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 Andover Site Technical Services group is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual for a Senior Process Scientist/Engineer position. The ideal candidate will have extensive hands on experience around biopharmaceutical processes and be a subject matter expert in either upstream or downstream practices and operations while also having a fundamental understanding of other areas. Candidates will have experience in the area of large scale GMP biotech manufacturing. The individual will be expected to provide detailed technical process understanding and expertise in support of complex technical investigations, process trouble shooting and other highly technical areas for commercial and post Proof of Concept processes within all 3 Suites in Andover, including both mammalian and bacterial processes. In such cases they would be responsible for gathering the needed process understanding, data and history from the appropriate sources and identify and collaborate with other relevant stake holders. Have a strong track record of leveraging collaboration across multiple groups and competing priorities. A track record of solving complex issues and leading the implement of robust solutions using Lean/Six Sigma tools is highly desirable. Candidate must have extensive understanding and experience dealing with large technical groups of engineers, scientist and technicians in a large multi-product biotech facility. The individual will play a key role in the introduction of new manufacturing technologies/processes and Process Analytical Technologies enabling technologies into the manufacturing environment, for both clinical and commercial processes. The individual would be expected to lead complex technical projects and troubleshooting activities serving as the lead for Site Technical Services. Potential candidates should have a working knowledge of GMP compliance expectations.



*Responsibilities*

Responsibilities include*Interact and collaborate with multiple groups both on site and off site to achieve goals and collaborating with them in review of data and drawing conclusions. *Working with operations in optimizing process parameters of commercial processes within the design space to evaluate/implement opportunities for process improvements.*Lead (or be an active participant in) cross-functional teams in the evaluation and implementation of novel manufacturing technology and processes in commercial processes that increase process robustness or yield.*Collaborate with Manufacturing Sciences and Technology group and others for required wet lab and analytical support needed to address process issues and solutions.*Establish collaborative relationships both on site and within the network to identity and track areas of collaborations. Including collaborate with on site and network MSAT, Operations and PASG resources to facilitate evaluation and implementation of novel enabling technology to improve process robustness.*Be familiar with Lean/Six Sigma methodology and tools and their use. Ideal candidate would be a certified Green belt/Black belt. If not certified potential candidates will be willing to become certified.*Be a champion for the dissemination of Andover experiences across the network and to the larger technical audience outside the company through presentation of relevant data both internally and at appropriate external venues and conferences.*Participate as needed in authoring relevant regulatory documents in support of implemented technologies and process improvements*Proactively identify challenges and manage their resolution by use of the candidates technical and process understanding to identify appropriate stakeholders to participate in targeted sub-teams



*Qualifications*

BS 8 years or MS 6 years in Science or Chemical Engineering. Candidate must be self-motivating, be capable of driving multiple initiatives simultaneously and able to adapt to rapidly changing project priorities. Grade and title will be commensurate with level of experience. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Perform complex data analysis and calculations for process analysis, troubleshooting or process improvement.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS No travel required. M-F work week. Days.



*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.





*Senior Process Scientist/Engineer*
*Andover, Massachusetts*
*1049175-1852*


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