1+ months

QC Analytical Scientist II

Andover, MA 01810

The qualified candidate will provide support for analytical method testing in a Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) quality control analytical (QCA) laboratory. This includes analytical testing support for multiple products including plasmid DNA, vaccines, mAbs, and proteins.


+ Perform and Support lab testing of in process, release and stability samples: execute testing, review data and documents for compliance and accuracy. Support laboratory investigations.

+ Support assay troubleshooting and look for Continuous Improvement opportunities/method improvements.

+ Identify technical issues, atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems and participates in the investigation to resolve and correct.

+ Maintain all related data and records in compliance with cGMPs and quality procedures

+ Perform laboratory support functions and maintain work area in compliance with cGMP and quality procedures.

+ Collaborate with site functional areas and customers to support site goals and objectives and transfer timelines.

+ Meet all timelines and deliverables in support of Andover gene therapy manufacturing.


+ Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with 4+ years of applicable laboratory experience OR Master's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with 2+ years of applicable laboratory experience required.

+ Extensive knowledge and practical application of relevant analytical techniques (analytical testing and troubleshooting).

+ Expertise in performing HPLC, UV Spectrophotometry, agarose gel electrophoresis.

+ Experienced in cGMP, regulatory guidance and audits.

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

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


+ Knowledge in ELISA preferred.

+ Strong understanding of continuous improvement tools and skills preferred (standard work, visual management, DMAIC).

**Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel, or Environment Requirements**

+ This role is primarily 1st shift, Monday - Friday. Flexibility to work outside of primary work schedule may be required to support business needs.

**Additional Job Details:**

+ Eligible for Relocation Assistance: NO

+ Referral Bonus Eligible: YES


**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.

Quality Assurance and Control



Posted: 2021-03-11 Expires: 2021-05-12

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