QC Scientist II, QC Analytical

Andover, Massachusetts
Oct 06, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Pfizer is seeking a talented individual to join our Quality Control Analytical (QCA) team in Andover, MA. This colleague will support GMP analytical testing activities.

This position requires working collaboratively with the team and active participating in scheduling, visual management, metrics, and continuous improvement activities. The successful candidate will be team oriented, have a passion for excellence, act with integrity, demonstrate equity and inclusivity, seek continuous improvement opportunities, and actively participate in site recognition programs.


  • Perform analytical testing.

  • Record and maintain all related data and records in compliance with cGMP and quality procedures.

  • Identify basic technical issues, atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems, and participate in investigations for resolution and correction.

  • Participate in continuous improvement culture within laboratories. Utilize continuous improvement tools.

  • Participate and use 5S, standard work, and visual management tools and processes.

  • Perform work consistent with Pfizer Values of Courage, Excellence, Equity, and Joy.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related discipline with 2 years of applicable laboratory experience required.

  • Proficiency with computer systems (Microsoft Office applications, Labware LIMS, etc.).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-motivated and able to adapt to rapidly changing project priorities.


  • Preferred laboratory experience includes testing of HPLC, Immunoblot, pH, UV, CGE, cell based assays, and FACSlyric

  • Experience with cGMPs, regulatory guidance and audits.

  • Experience with six sigma, lean, and continuous improvement tools desired.

  • Experience with electronic laboratory information management systems such as Labware LIMS preferred.


  • Normal lifting, sitting, standing, and walking requirements to facilitate testing in a laboratory environment.


  • Position is first shift Monday through Friday with potential to move to a weekend shift to support staff and operations.



Normal lifting, sitting, standing and walking requirements to facilitate support of staff in the office and on the floor (laboratory, suites, etc.).


Ability to work a weekend day in the event that the shift changes to support weekend work.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply: October 20, 2021

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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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.

Quality Assurance and Control