Associate Scientist, Analytical R&D
Company: Pfizer Inc.
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: October 23, 2019
The qualified candidate will join the Analytical R&D Quality
Control & Microbiology organization to enable development of gene
therapy products in Chapel Hill, NC. The qualified candidate will
be responsible for applying GMP microbiological and biochemical
methods in the assessment of product quality and detection of
impurities, including management of samples in LIMS. This candidate
will also perform Environmental Monitoring (EM) of Drug Substance
and Drug Product facilities.
The qualified colleague is responsible for utilizing established
microbiological methodologies to support GMP in-process, release,
and stability testing of clinical supplies. The individual is
responsible for becoming proficient in aseptic lab technique and
facility gowning for EM, bioburden and LAL testing, microbial
identifications, and qPCR. In addition, the qualified colleague is
responsible for sample management activities, including tracking
and shipping of samples and managing sample receipt and transfers
in LIMS. The colleague must work within corporate guidelines and
must appropriately record, archive and report all data as this is a
cGMP compliant laboratory. The colleague must be able to interact
effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary
team. The candidate must thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to
multitask and effective interpersonal, influencing skills and
communication skills are required.
Education & Experience
MINIMUM: BS in microbiology, biochemistry, biology or related
DESIRED: Biotech/pharmaceutical GMP laboratory experience. Ability
to follow established procedures under minimal supervision.
Experience with Quality Systems in a GMP environment. Some
knowledge of drug development process for progression of biological
candidates. LIMS experience preferred.
OTHER ATTRIBUTES DESIRABLE:
--- Excellent documentation skills
--- Self-motivated and highly effective in a team-based
--- Effective oral and written communication skills
--- Experience with laboratory data systems such as Empower, and
Laboratory Information Management Systems
Position requires occasional light lifting and long periods of
standing, sitting or walking.
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your Talent Acquisition representative.
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.
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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.
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