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Pfizer QC Analytical Scientist I in Andover, Massachusetts


The Quality Control Analytical (QCA) group is seeking a highly motivated candidate to support analytical testing activities for multiple products at the Andover site. The work includes various HPLC, UV spectrophotometry, and cGE methods.The candidate will also be responsible for supporting troubleshooting, method improvements, and other QC analytical business activities at the site. This position requires collaboration with the QCA team and actively participating in scheduling, visual management, metrics, and continuous improvement activities.


  • Perform analytical testing of in-process, release and stability samples.

  • Identify basic technical issues, atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems, and participate in investigations for resolution and correction.

  • Participate in continuous improvement culture within laboratories. Utilize continuous improvement tools.

  • Participate and use 5S, standard work, and visual management tools and processes.

  • Record and maintain all related data and records in compliance with cGMP and quality procedures.

  • Perform laboratory support functions and maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner.

  • Perform work in a manner consistent with company safety policies and procedures.

  • Participate in company culture based programs.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with 1+ years of experience working in a QC testing laboratory within the pharmaceutical industry in a GMP environment OR MS in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with 0 years of related laboratory experience.

  • Knowledge and understanding of cGMP and industry standards.

  • Proficiency with computer systems (Microsoft Office applications, LIMS, etc.).

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


  • Preferred laboratory experience includes testing of articles using HPLC, iCE, cGE pH, titrations, and UV.

  • Technical writing skills preferred.


  • Normal lifting, sitting, standing, and walking requirements to facilitate testing in a laboratory environment.


  • Position is first shift Monday through Friday. Some off hour (night/weekend/holiday) support may be required to support staff and operations.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 23 JUNE 2021

  • Eligible for Relocation Assistance: NO


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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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