Pfizer Technical Operations 3, Clinical Manufacturing in Andover, Massachusetts

Job Description

Technical Operations 3 of Biotherapeutics Drug Product Manufacturing is a GMP Drug Product manufacturing position responsible for the execution and review of batch records following site approved standard operating procedures (SOP) inside the Andover Liquid Dose Manufacturing Facility (AN-LDM). This position will maintain and prepare equipment, revise SOPs, Train personnel, formulate drug products, aseptically fill and inspect drug products manufactured in the AN-LDM according to approved SOPs and batch records.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for the equipment preparation, formulation and filling of biologic drug products in the AN-LDM Facility. Complete initial review of executed batch records, revise SOPs, train personnel and coordinate with third shift. Tech 3 will execute and leading formulation and filling processes, for preparing sterile medicines and formulation equipment. Work is performed in strict compliance with manufacturing standards and all regulatory requirements. Responsible for completing all OJT's (On the Job Training) and tasks required to perform job duties which include: documentation, computers, equipment, work practices within aseptic areas, and production of all defined routine products. Demonstrates ability to properly problem solve work-related issues, work with an appropriate level of independence, exercise good judgment/decision making, and effectively work and communicate with team members

Basic Qualifications

  • Biotechnology Certificate or High School/GED

  • 5-8 years' Experience in Aseptic filling operations

  • Experience in cGMP compliance as related to manufacture of biologics

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; authoring of SOPs

  • Comfortable with training new operators

  • Role tasks will include frequent bending, lifting (up to 40 pounds) and twisting motions.

  • Ability to stand for several consecutive hours

  • Absence of any medical restrictions which could restrict completion of all required duties

Technical Skill Requirements

  • Must be able to meet gowning requirements

  • Ability to read, understand and follow written instructions

  • Master and lead formulation and filling operations

  • Current understanding of working under cGMP regulations

  • Pass eye exam for visual inspection of drug products

  • Ability to communicate with peers, supervisors, and interdepartmental support groups

Behavioral Competencies

  • Adaptability to changing work assignments and priorities

  • Collaborative skills and effective partnering skills in a complex, multi-discipline organizational model

  • Excellent teamwork

  • Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Able to identify opportunities for continuous improvements and enable implementation

Additional Offer Details

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 2, 2017

  • Grade: 006

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

  • Location: Andover, MA

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