Pfizer QO Technical Associate II in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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

Works effectively in a fast-paced, customer-oriented, team laboratory environment to analyze final API and for sale intermediate samples in the non-LC API Laboratory. This is in support of the company's quality program in the chemistry laboratory. Performs, documents, record checks, and troubleshoots qualitative or quantitative non-LC assays on samples using techniques that vary from use of standard laboratory equipment to highly modern and automated instrumentation. Interprets and evaluates data in terms of accuracy, precision, trends, and potential GMP impact and recommends appropriate corrective action where necessary. Participates in laboratory investigations as required. Occasional overtime as required to meet supply and customer needs. This position is part of a career path/progression. If you are already on the career path/progression and you are selected for the position, you will transfer laterally with no grade change if the position was posted at your current grade. However, if your grade is different than the posted grade and you are identified as the top candidate for the position, the posting will be re-opened for five days at your grade, with the candidate identified box checked. This will necessitate you to re-post your resume in order to be considered an applicant for the updated position.

Responsibilities

Works effectively in a fast-paced, customer-oriented, team laboratory environment to analyze final API and for sale intermediate samples via various analytical methods, such as Physical Testing, GC, Spectroscopy, Particle Size, Optical Rotation, and KF in support of the company's quality program in the chemistry laboratory. Performs, documents, record checks, and troubleshoots qualitative or quantitative assays on samples using techniques that vary from use of standard laboratory equipment to highly modern and automated instrumentation. Interprets and evaluates data in terms of accuracy, precision, trends, and potential GMP impact and recommends appropriate corrective action where necessary. High productivity and the ability to multi-task coupled with a low error rate and attention to detail are critical characteristics of this position. Occasional overtime as required to meet supply and customer needs.

Qualifications

AAS, BA/BS, or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related science with a minimum of 2 years related experience in Quality Operations preferred.PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Laboratory and office work requiring walking, standing, and sitting throughout a shift. Lifting of items less than 25 kg. These positions may require colleagues to work weekends and/or holidays to meet business or customer needs.NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS This position may require colleagues to work extended hours to meet business or customer needs. All Laboratory colleagues adhere to safe work practices such as wearing appropriate personal protective equipment including lab coat, safety glasses, and gloves. There is no routine travel associated with this position.

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.

QO Technical Associate II Kalamazoo, Michigan 1042826