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QC Scientist III

Andover, Massachusetts
Closing date
Mar 12, 2024

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Health Sciences, Drug Development, Other, Manufacturing/QA/QC
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Staff Scientist
Organization Type
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 control team. You will be responsible to support our quality investigation program at the Quality Control department.

As a Scientist, your deep knowledge in the discipline, will make you an active team member who influences at the project team level. Your ability to plan will help in preparing short-term work activities on projects. Your creativity in developing novel processes and new ideas will be used frequently. You will undertake mentoring activities to guide your team members.

It is your knowledge and skills that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Contribute to achievement of goals at the work group/ project team level as a full team participant.
  • Perform tasks associated with maintaining {Current} Good Manufacturing Practices Compliant Quality Control and Stability laboratories.
  • Represent Quality Control in cross functional meetings.
  • Interpret data and make recommendations and reach decisions based on data and management input.
  • Train junior colleagues
  • Initiate and complete various types of investigations (EAR ERs, EAR QARs, ERs, RAACs, etc), some requiring root cause analysis and product impact.
  • Support change controls, investigations and other technical documents.
  • Initiate and complete CAPAs in response to investigations/reports
  • Conduct and review non-conformance investigations.



  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 8 years of relevant experience OR an associates degree with 6 years of experience OR a bachelors with at least 3 years of experience OR Masters with more than 1 year of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in industrial and/or aseptic pharmaceutical production environment.
  • Demonstrated independent accomplishment of complex analytical and Microbial investigations.
  • Ability to receive feedback and takes accountability for actions and personal development.
  • Excellent effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills, such as data entry, with a high level of attention to detail, are also required.


  • Experience Participating/Leading continuous improvement projects.
  • Experience defending laboratory practices in regulatory audit.
  • Experience with LWLIMS, QTS and PDOCs, and EQMS is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Method 1 or Yellow Bel


Schedule is 1st shift from Monday - Friday. Work schedule may occasionally require off shift support. Some travel for the position may be required.

Work Location Assignment:On Premise

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 11, 2024
  • Referral Bonus Eligibility: YES
  • Eligible for Relocation Package: NO

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $78,000.00 to $130,000.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 10.0% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

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

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. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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