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Lead Investigator, Andover Clinical Manufacturing Facility (ACMF)

Andover, Massachusetts
Start date
Aug 9, 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

The Andover Clinical Manufacturing Facility (ACMF) is located on the Pfizer Andover, MA campus and is responsible for the cGMP manufacture of phase I/II clinical drug substance supporting the Pfizer Biotherapeutics portfolio.

The Lead Investigator will work with Quality Assurance, ACMF Operations, Tech Transfer, and other stakeholders to lead and author investigations. This position and team are in Andover, MA. The Lead Investigator will report to the Investigations Manager.

How You Will Achieve
  • Author manufacturing investigations within ACMF quality system

  • Lead cross-functional root cause analysis and corrective action/preventive action (CAPA) planning

  • Manage investigation timelines against product dispositions

  • Support audits as needed

  • Support other ACMF documentation needs as needed on a non-routine basis (CAS assessments, audit responses, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a biological or engineering discipline with 5+ years of experience or Master’s degree with 2+ years of experience

  • Advanced technical writing skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word

  • Ability to self-manage timelines and deliverables

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated attention to detail

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment

  • Prior experience writing cGMP manufacturing investigations

  • Deep understanding of bioprocessing techniques, equipment, and knowledgeable in various manufacturing disciplines such as buffer/media preparation, mammalian or fermentation upstream processing, and downstream purification techniques

  • Experience with Production Control Systems (i.e. DeltaV), ERP Systems (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics and/or SAP) and other business systems (Document Management Systems, LIMS, etc.)

  • Demonstrated capability to assemble a matrix cross-functional team

  • Strong technical aptitude and problem-solving skills

  • Good knowledge of industry practice and cGMP regulations


  • Ability to gown into a clean room environment

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.

Research and Development


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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(212) 733-2323
235 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017
United States
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