Lab Analyst II, Biological Quality (BQ)

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Ref
4794312
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

As part of the Technical Operations team, your prior work experience and ability to apply your breadth of knowledge will help you adapt the standard methods and procedures. You will help us identify required delivery and process improvements that drive increased efficiency, throughput and quality. You will arrive at decisions on which methods and procedures are the best fit for different work situations.

It is your hard work and focus that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Manage own time, professional development, and accountable for own results.
  • Prioritize own workflow and assist in prioritizing the work flow of less-experienced colleagues.
  • Participate in functions involving teams which impact production, increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality.
  • Compare laboratory results with specifications for acceptability and determine if repetition or Out of Stock is required.
  • Follow procedures at all times, adopting {Current} Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP} and cGDP practices.
  • Consistently adhere to company, site, and laboratory safety rules and immediately raises any safety issues with supervision as soon as they are identified.
  • Generate valid data and reports results in appropriate database.
  • Calculate results and compares to specification limits.
  • Complete all testing including special project/ protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Report testing results through computerized systems, or through standard laboratory paper-based documentation.


Qualifications

Must-Have
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry or related science field required.
  • 1-3 years job related experience required.
  • Must be detail oriented, conscientious and have high reading comprehension skills.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computerized systems.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and in a timely fashion.
  • Must be able to perform a variety of microbiological or chemical procedures as required within the work area.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors and peers.
  • Comprehend mathematical concepts such as logarithms, algebraic, conversions, fractions, decimals, and rounding.
  • Ability to understand and follow written procedures.
  • Must be self-motivated and work with minimal direction.
  • Utilize good judgment in making decisions within limitations of recognized standard methods and procedures.
  • Must maintain cGMP compliance within the assigned laboratory.
  • Demonstrate creativity, flexibility, teamwork, and leadership skills.
  • Complete all training and written exams.
  • Must be able to temporarily work a flexible schedule to meet business needs.


Nice-to-Have
  • Minimum 1-3 years experience working in a regulated aseptic manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Minimum 1-3 years laboratory experience preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience in performing sterility testing and/or performing laboratory tests requiring aseptic technique.


PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Use computer terminal 2 hours per shift, work with chemicals, work with biological materials, wear PPE (lab coat, hairnet, beard cover, safety glasses, shoe covers). Standing up to 3-4 hours, sitting for up to 5-6 hours, twisting at waist 2 times per hour, regularly lift up to 10 pounds per activity. Safe work practices are a requirement and expectation.

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

This position is eight hours day shift. Overtime is required as needed.

Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 22 OCTOBER 2020


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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.

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