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Instrument Validation Manager

Andover, Massachusetts
Start date
Sep 14, 2022
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Why Patients Need You

Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer’s purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will applycutting edgedesign and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best-in-class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

In your role, you will be at the center of Pfizer'soperations,and you will find that everything we do, every day, is in line with anunwaveringcommitment to quality. Your work will help Pfizer in the critical area of portfolio management for our Research and Development (R&D) function. You will work as part of a team which designs and implements business processes to enable product research and development, portfolio prioritization, resource allocation and risk management.

As aManager, youprovideguidance to operational teams for managing projects. Your planning skills will help in preparing forecasts for resource requirements, andprovidingareas of improvement for products,processesor services. Through your comprehensive knowledge of principles,conceptsand theories of the discipline, you will also work towards advancing new concepts and methodologies. You will be able to take a leadership role tofacilitateagreements between different teams.

It is yourhard workand dedication that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Provideguidance to and lead moderate to complex projects.

  • Execute qualitative and quantitative instrument and software validation support R&D product development efforts.

  • Drive GMP system life cycle projects as the lead validation manager to support the lab with potentially accelerated timelines.

  • Determinechange control needs andprovidechange control management of GMP analytical instrumentation, equipment, systems and associated services.

  • Provideanalytic support for the implementation of key performance-based metrics to ensure consistency in understanding and application across Pfizer, enhancement of R&D productivity, and optimization of financial investments in those assets that have the best opportunity to transform the lives of patients.

  • Identifyopportunities for applying a resource optimization approach to incremental value creation (acceleration, cost reduction, increased patient benefit) and the development of compelling high-impact product concepts.

  • Stay current on Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) guidelines, Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), andexhibitingbest practices within manufacturing, testing, safety, compliance, investigations and procedures.

  • Providesupport and mentorship to more junior team members, contractors and resources within the team.

  • Communicate with customers as necessaryin order toprogress work ina timelyandappropriate fashion.



  • Bachelor’sDegree(BA/BS)and 5+ yearsof experience.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiencyin all Microsoft Office programs.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Advanced analytical thinking and data analysis skills.


  • Master’sdegree(MA/MS/MBA)and3+ years ofexperience.

  • Doctoral Degree(PhD/PharmD/JD).

  • Experience with UV, HPLC, pH, Endotoxin, PCR and other similar laboratory instrumentation and methodologies.

Other Job Details
Work Location Assignment:On Premise

On Premise colleagues work in a Pfizer site because it’s needed to get their job done. They may have flexibility to work remotely from time to time, but they are primarily on-site.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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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