Sr. Development Engineer - Lake Forest, IL | Biospace
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Sr. Development Engineer

Pfizer Inc.

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Location:
Lake Forest, IL
Posted Date:
1/21/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
11867.31680
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job 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

This role has primary responsibility for confirmation that medical devices and combination products meet their intended function. This includes development of data through engineering studies that informs new product development as well as test reports that support product submissions. The candidate will work within a team environment to solve problems and utilize best engineering practices and techniques for root cause and statistical analysis. This work entails defining test methods, developing protocols, performing data analysis, and writing reports in compliance with corporate procedures.



Responsibilities

* Partner with Systems engineers in defining product requirements such that they are verifiable
* Development of test fixtures, test methods, and performance of Test Method Validation activities
* Coordinate with internal and external partners and suppliers to procure test samples and manage conditioning and accelerated aging studies
* Ensure integrity and compliance of data according to Standard Operating Procedures
* Develop Verification Plans including test strategy
* Utilize technical writing and statistical data analysis skills to write protocols and reports
* As necessary, conduct root cause analysis and derive recommendations based on analysis of data
* Translate inspections and tests methods into component and product specifications

Requirements

Qualifications

B.S. in Engineering or science discipline and 2 to 5 years related experience. Familiarity with ISO standard test methods and related test instrumentation preferred. Excellent analytical and communication skills required. Ability to work and solve problems in team environment. Technical writing skills are required for protocol and report writing. PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Physical requirements include walking, standing, and performing analysis including protocol and report writing. Includes hands-on test method development.



Other Information - Internal

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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.