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EM Analyst I

Sanford, North Carolina
Start date
Aug 2, 2022
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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 and control team. You will be responsible for analyzing chemical, biological or microbiological products to support our quality programs. Your contribution to environmental testing, utility monitoring, analytical testing, microbial identification and sterility testing will help Pfizer provide safe drugs to patients. Your understanding of Quality Control instruments will help us meet their accuracy specifications against established standards. You will also be relied on for setting requirements for the transfer of methodology from R&D.

As an Environmental Monitoring Analyst, your strong foundation in general scientific practice and in the principles and concepts of the discipline will help us achieve our goals. You will be relied on as a technical contributor to assess the assigned tasks and make decisions that involve direct application of your knowledge. It is your dedication and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

This position is specific to those able to perform environmental monitoring at the Sanford site. The position will support the Pfizer Sanford, NC Quality Operations department by performing Environmental Monitoring activities associated with clinical and/or commercial facilities, utilities, and water systems. Key responsibilities are performing GMP tasks associated with maintaining compliant manufacturing areas and operations through sampling, analyzing, interpreting and trending results.

How You Will Achieve It

o Performs sampling including, but not limited to clinical and/or commercial environmental and utilities samples.

o Analyzes and interprets results, makes decisions regarding the accuracy, completeness and compliance.

o Responsible for reporting issues to management and participating in issue resolution (such as reporting variances and participating in associated manufacturing investigations, reporting hardware and software issues and assisting with troubleshooting, etc.)

o Assessing existing environments, processes and procedures and suggesting improvements to increase compliance and innovation.

o Applies technical skills to complete assigned work within own work group/project team

o Participates in activities/projects to support work group/project team goals

o Acts safely and follows all EH&S safety requirements for site and QC laboratories

o May initiate, develop plan and drive to completion continuous improvement projects.

o In addition, may be asked to perform tasks associated with maintaining GMP compliant Quality Control and Stability laboratories.

o Responsible for knowing, understanding and acting in accordance with Pfizer’s Values.


o Applicant must have six years of relevant experience; OR an Associate's degree with four years of experience; OR a Bachelor's degree with 0-2 years of experience.

o Individual should have knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Microsoft Office™ applications specifically Word and Excel, and Aseptic Practices.


o Preferred knowledge of basic microbiology, aseptic practices and/or environmental monitoring principles.

o Strong foundation in general scientific practice and in the principles and concepts of microbiology

o Good written and verbal communication techniques

o Ability to follow written procedures and learn from hands on training

o Capability of solving complex mathematical and situation dependent problems

o Ability to receive feedback and take accountability for actions and personal development

o Aptitude for good decision making based on procedures, guidance, and experience

o Awareness to know their own limitations and seek senior scientist or management guidance when appropriate

o Desire to ensure correctness and accuracy in tasks and documentation, detail oriented


Ability to lift 30 lbs, stand for 2 to 3 hours at a time, sit for 2 to 3 hours at a time, walk long distances and bend to obtain items from lower shelving/cabinets

Intellectual capability to perform complex mathematical problems and perform complex data analysis.


2nd shift position with rotating weekends

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.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

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



Join world-class scientists and leaders who are dedicated to bringing therapies that will significantly improve patients' lives.

As one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we're driven to discover the cure --driven to significantly improve the lives of everyone...everywhere. If you're similarly driven, you'll find there's no better place to begin --and continue --your career than at Pfizer.

Science is the foundation of our company.  This is why it's no surprise that the most driven scientists in the world choose to carry out their life's passion at Pfizer.  We arm them with the resources, technology, and facilities they need to solve some of the world’s most complex health challenges. This combination empowers our scientists with expertise in vaccines, small-molecule medicines, biotherapeutics amongst many others, to collaborate on breakthrough science, including the world's first mRNA-Based Covid19 vaccine.  Our colleagues advance science and technologies into the therapies that matter most.

Join us and you'll partner with colleagues of diverse backgrounds and abilities who contribute to all aspects of what we do. Great things happen when people come together with one shared goal. If you're driven to discover the cure- ensure it has the latest technology to make it a reality or help improve the lives of others- join those who are similarly driven at Pfizer. The future of medicine is happening here.

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