• Technical Associate , Clinical Manufacturing , Fermentation Jobs in United States Of America

  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 0 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:


The clinical manufacturing Technical Associate is part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for cGMP production of phase I/II clinical drug substance supporting the Pfizer Biotherapeutics portfolio

At Pfizer, we innovate every day to make the world a healthier place It was the vision of Pfizer at the very beginning and it holds true today in everything we do From scientific discovery to breakthrough products to our essential partnerships around the world, were committed to quality healthcare for everyone Because every individual matters Our medicines and vaccines save or improve countless lives and our consumer products empower people to take care of themselves Pfizer Corporate Responsibility believes that all individuals, everywhere, deserve access to quality healthcare and the opportunity to lead healthy lives

Diversity, equality, and inclusion are an integral component of Pfizers mission to build a vibrant culture We maintain the highest standards of ethics and compliance in all of our business practices

This Technical will coordinate and lead production operations on the manufacturing floor including taking a lead role in the qualification of process equipment, supporting development, clinical, and launch activities This role is a key communication and technical interface between the GMP manufacturing teams in the plant and our partner organizations

The initial focus of this role will be part of the Fermentation suite startup team to prepare the facility for operational readiness This includes and not limited to supporting the manufacturing operations team, reviewing SOPs, reviewing batch records, and standard work May also include supporting commissioning and qualification of process equipment


Execute primarily upstream and downstream microbial fermentation processes in a cGMP environment Includes CIP and SIP operations and preparation or ancillary activities Support fellow mammalian teams as opportunities arise
Comply with cGMP regulatory standards, SOPs, and Batch Records for generation of the highest quality drug substance material
Ensure all safety and compliance procedures are followed at all times, and continuously work to improve the safety culture
Actively maintain inter-team, cross-shift, and cross -functional communication to accomplish shared objectives
Engage in Pfizers Purpose Blueprint and identify and/or supports continuous improvement initiatives Actively contribute to making Pfizer a great place to work
Provide support for troubleshooting, general technical support, and resolution of equipment, automation, and process issues on the manufacturing floor
Contribute to the continuous improvement of controlled documentation (SOPs, Manufacturing Procedures (MPs)
Assure appropriate escalation to various levels of management when personnel and environmental safety, equipment functionality, product supply, or quality are at risk
Effectively uses process automation systems (ie Delta V and OSI/Pi Historian) and supporting business systems (ie Microsoft Dynamics/SAP/ERP Systems, Trackwise, Document Management Systems, Microsoft Sharepoint etc)


HS diploma, Associates Degree, or BS/BA in scientific or engineering-related discipline
Requires a minimum 0-3 years of experience in a biotechnology manufacturing or laboratory environment


Prior experience in a Biological Pilot Plant, cGMP Clinical or Commercial Manufacturing setting is desirable
Ability to problem-solve, think logically and analytically
Experience with Production Control Systems (ie DeltaV), ERP Systems (ie Microsoft Dynamics and/or SAP) and other business systems (Document Management Systems, LIMS, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc) is desirable
Experience or coursework with technical writing
Demonstrated autonomy after gaining experience with processes or procedures
Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to interface with computerized systems required
Demonstrated capability to work as a team member working toward a common goal
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Positive energy in the face of challenges and willingness to learn and try new processes


Must be able to climb flights of stairs and be standing for ~1-2 hours at a time
Must be able to lift up to 25lb


Ability to work day shift (Occasional Weekends) as needed; non-routine
Ability to work in a clean room environment


Last Day to Apply August 31, 2019
Additional Location Information Andover, MA
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus Yes

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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


1 (First Shift) (United States of America)

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 12th Feb 2020

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