Quality Assurance Specialist II

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Andover, Massachusetts
Posted
Sep 17, 2021
Ref
4824902
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients.  Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

You will be a member of Pfizer’s dedicated and highly effective quality assurance team. You will evaluate and review Pfizer’s clinical and commercial batches of drugs. You will make sure that product and process documents match the specifications based on established sampling and statistical process control procedures. Your expertise will help in identifying deviations from established standards, in the manufacturing and packaging of products. In the relevant cases you will approve investigations and change control activities to ensure compliance with configuration management policies.

As an associate, your focus on the job will contribute in achieving project tasks and goals. Through your domain knowledge and commitment, you will create a collaborative teaming environment for your colleagues.

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

How You Will Achieve It
  • Provide Quality review of documentation to ensure compliance with global regulatory agencies and Pfizer quality standards.
  • Contribute to the completion of complex projects, manage own time to meet agreed targets and develop plans for work activities on own projects within a team.
  • Responsible for the review and approval of records related to site’s raw material program and supplier management program.
  • Review and approve records to ensure that the information and documentation conforms to Pfizer policy and cGMP's.
  • Create, review and approve deviations and consistently produce quality work.
  • Maintain inspection readiness, support inspections from regulatory agencies & customers and improve quality assurance systems.
  • Participate in Green/Black belt projects, Right First Time (RFT) Improvement projects, Corrective Action / Preventative Action Effectiveness, etc. as appropriate.
  • Suggest improvements and conduct continuous improvement activities.
  • Lead/Participate in Quality Risk Management (QRM) assessments that gain approval through Site and Area Quality Operations (QO) Management.

Qualifications

Must-Have

  • Bachelor's Degree with 2+ years of experience in GMP Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Manufacturing environment or relevant regulatory experience (i.e. Board of Health) required OR High School Diploma or Equivalent with 6 years of experience in GMP Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Manufacturing environment or relevant regulatory experience (i.e. Board of Health) required OR Master's Degree with 1+ years of experience in in GMP Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Manufacturing environment or relevant regulatory experience (i.e. Board of Health) required.

Nice-to-Have

  • Field of study in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or related Technical Physical Science preferred.
  • Experience in writing and managing deviations.
  • Experience in production batch record review, Enterprise Resource Planning system, investigation of non-conformance, root cause analysis and change control management.

Physical/Mental Requirements

  • Ability to gown into cGMP Manufacturing areas and adhere to governing gowning procedures as appropriate.  

Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel, or Environment Requirements

Position is first shift Monday through Friday.  Some occasional off hour (night/weekend/holiday) support may be required to support staff and operations.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Day to Apply: 01 OCTOBER 2021
  • Eligible for Relocation Assistance: NO

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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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