Associate Scientist, Lab Support

Sanford, North Carolina
Jun 18, 2022
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Why Patients Need You

Whether you are involved in the design and development of manufacturing processes for products or supporting maintenance and reliability, engineering is vital to making sure customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. Working with our innovative engineering team, you'll help bring medicines to the world even faster by imagining what’s possible and taking action.

What You Will Achieve

The Associate Scientist, Laboratory Operations will be on a team of scientists, assigned to Manufacturing, Science and Technology (MSAT) Central Support group. The Associate Scientist will be responsible for laboratory efficiency programs (e.g. IMEx, 5S, CI Loop), buffer and media preparation, preparing and sterilizing tubing assemblies, stocking laboratory consumables, and maintaining the glass wash area. The Lab Tech III will be accountable for the required training, documentation and technical completion of work as required in a laboratory GLP environment.

How You Will Achieve It
  • Laboratory operations and continuous improvement
  • Media and buffer preparation
  • Tubing assembly prep and autoclaving
  • Maintain general and functional area KanBan systems



  • Associates in Math, Biology or Science with 1 – 3 years relevant experience in a laboratory or manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor of Science with no experience required.


  • Pharmaceutical and/or Biotech certification
  • Experience preparing pharmaceutical buffers and complex media
  • Experience operating various scale pumps, fermentation and/or ultrafiltration equipment


Moderate repetitive standing, sitting, bending, ladder climbing, pushing and lifting (up to 40 lbs) required on a daily basis.

Ability to perform mathematical calculations, follow procedure, complete proper

documentation and learn new processes.


Monday -Friday coverage via 8 hour rotating shifts (1st and 2nd).

1st 7 am – 3 pm

2nd 11 am – 7 pm

Off shift work as needed

Other Job Details

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: May 19, 2022
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: NO

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.

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