Technical Associate, Clinical Manufacturing - #19528568
Why Patients Need You
Our breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer's mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.
What You Will Achieve
You will be accountable for activities involved in the production of drug substance or active biological ingredients (ABI). You will assist in a wide variety of activities and functions while supporting a manufacturing facility following Good Manufacturing Practices and ensuring compliance with Pfizer Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) along with all applicable worldwide regulations and guidelines.
As part of technical operations, you will be a team member who is relied to have a good understanding of procedures, techniques, tools, materials and equipment. Your decision making will help you prioritize workflows based on the available resources. You will follow standard procedures to complete tasks, some of which may vary in scope, sequence, complexity and timing. You will contribute to the team's success by sharing your previously acquired knowledge.
It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.
How You Will Achieve It
Manage own time, professional development, prioritize workflows and be accountable for own results.
Assure that equipment is operating properly, report and/or corrects malfunctions and may assist others in complex set up/repair operations.
Complete a variety of accountability reports, pull samples for identification/testing and may perform routine product/process functional tests online.
Ensure adherence to all plant safety rules in the area of responsibility and (Current) Good Manufacturing Practices (part of GxP) for products and processes.
Maintain area housekeeping standards and environmental specifications by using a variety of sanitizing aids.
Support implementation of new technology for process execution and/or analysis.
Maintain current training status on all applicable standard operating procedures.
- Execute Standard Operating Procedures for unit operations.
Prior experience in a Biological Pilot Plant, cGMP Clinical or Commercial Manufacturing setting
Knowledge of mammalian and/or microbial processes (i.e. Column chromatography and Filtration operations).
Familiarity with Production Control Systems (i.e. DeltaV), ERP Systems (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics and/or SAP) and other business systems (Document Management Systems, LIMS, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)
Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures and work under minimal supervision.
Fundamental mechanical aptitude and ability to interface with computerized systems required.
Demonstrated capability to work as a team member in a matrix manufacturing team.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
High School Diploma or GED
2+ years of experience
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
Associates Degree, or BS/BA in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or equivalent.
Must be able to climb flights of stairs, and be standing for ~1-2 hours at a time.
Must be able to lift up to 25lb
Practical knowledge of the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to handle hazardous materials throughout site
Ability to work off shift (Weekends) as needed; non-routine
- Ability to work in a clean room environment
Other Job Details:
- Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES
- Last Day to Apply for Job: February 22nd 2021
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