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Scientist - Chemistry, Analytical R&D

Employer
Pfizer
Location
Groton, Connecticut
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 12, 2024

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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 apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

POSITION SUMMARY

As a Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you'll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. With your deep knowledge in the discipline, you will be an active team member who influences at the project team level. You will perform qualitative and quantitative analyses of organic, inorganic compounds, or biologics to determine chemical and physical properties during chemical syntheses, fermentation or drug product development process.

You will be using your scientific judgment to adapt standard methods and techniques by applying prior work experience and consulting others. 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 hard work and focus that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Contribute to achievement of goals and influences at the work group/project team level.
  • Assist in the establishment of analytical procedures and interpret results/technical data.
  • Communicate progress, plans, requirements and risks to the senior analyst, manager, stakeholders in partner groups and higher management informally and, if required, formally through written reports and presentations.
  • Actively participate and report progress into cross-functional project teams to meet customer expectations, project milestones and Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} standards.
  • Prepare and review technical documents, including validation protocols and reports, analytical test procedures, investigation reports, and change controls.
  • Develop analytical methodologies and strategies needed to progress biotherapeutic products in the pipeline.
  • Support development, qualification, validation, and transfer of cell-based and immunoassays in support of diverse portfolio in varying stages of clinical development.
  • Analyze and communicate experimental results both orally and in written reports to colleagues and management.
  • Provide the necessary documentation for regulatory submissions as required and writes deficiency responses.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 6+ years of experience
  • Experience with interdisciplinary drug development teams and industrial experience developing analytical strategies and methods in support of product and process development and to assess the quality and characteristics of biotherapeutics
  • Experience working in a regulated environment, such as Good Laboratory Practices {part of GxP}
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in functional verification of design
  • Working knowledge of applicable industry test standards, relevant regulatory guidance, Design Controls and Product Development Process
  • Able to interact effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team


PREFERRED QUALIIFICATIONS
  • Master's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills preferred and a proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, leadership and initiative


Work Location Assignment:On Premise

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $74,900.00 to $124,800.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 7.5% 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 | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). 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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