Pfizer

Assistant Process Development Technician

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 07 2021
Ref
4812144
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Technician
ROLE SUMMARY

The Assistant Process Development Technician will work within genetics and microbial fermentation development laboratories, under the direct supervision of a scientific lead. Primary interactions will be across both genetics and fermentation development teams.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Perform shake flask screening functions, and as required, assist in the running of lab fermenters, under the supervision of lead scientists, with detailed written instructions.
  • Make up media and turn around glassware to support the screening and development activities of the group.
  • Assist analytical team in making up of analytical reagents.
  • Follow the progress of experiments and operations by various analytical procedures or instruments. Notify scientist if process deviates from normal or expected values.
  • Plan/organize daily tasks. Maintain area and equipment in clean, safe, functional order. Participate in safety reviews and inspections.
  • Interpersonal, verbal, and written communications, analytical thinking, good computer skills and proficiency working in various software applications such as Microsoft Office and other Windows-based applications.


QUALIFICATIONS

Must-Have
  • At minimum a science-based associates degree prior laboratory experience.


Nice-to-Have
  • Previous experience in a microbiology laboratory environment including aseptic technique is desirable.
  • Previous experience in the running of shake flask screens is preferred.


PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Position involves considerable standing in the laboratory and working with the hands and arms.
  • Normal sitting, standing, walking, and lifting ability.
  • Must be able to work around a variety of chemical and biological materials.
  • Laboratory work is generally in a climate-controlled environment.


NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be able to work non-regular schedules as needed to accommodate the timing of laboratory procedures.
  • Overtime and weekend work may be required.
  • Schedule is 1st shift.


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.

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.

Other Job Details
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: May 14, 2021
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: NO
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES
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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.

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