Technical Operations Assistant

Groton, Connecticut
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 18, 2021
Jobseeker Type
Organization Type
Full Time

The key purpose of this position is to support experimental laboratory formulation development and preparation activities for early candidate small molecule substrate, which including performing standard, routine observational/analytical testing of prepared formulations and standard data documentation/data input. Additional support will be needed for laboratory and chemical supply maintenance, compound/formulation logistics and delivery.

Overall, the candidate will learn team effectiveness and communication skills, seek input from others and work as a team member with groups across the US. They will be expected to complete routine tasks consisting of a series of prescribed steps within agreed timeframe, using operational and technical work practices and guidelines. The candidate will demonstrate receptiveness to new processes and ideas and routinely demonstrate proficiency the work processes and the business within own area. The candidate will learn and be accountable for adhering to Pfizer standards, guidelines and values.


  • Follow detailed instructions to support the preparation and delivery of a variety of formulations supporting pharmacokinetic, efficacy and toxicology studies conducted on site in Groton CT laboratories.
  • Provide data, summary of findings and observations for capture in reports and electronic notebooks
  • Conduct routine laboratory analytical experiments according to detailed instruction with supervision
  • Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, highly detailed environment, supporting multiple projects simultaneously
  • Responsible for maintaining and monitoring excipient and vehicle supply and inventory
  • Support logistics of compound and formulation supply, management and delivery
  • Manages own time and be accountable for own results

  • Minimum HSD/GED
  • Minimum 0-1 years' experience in a laboratory environment
  • Ability to communicate data and observations clearly and concisely
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Good communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior demonstrated laboratory and instrumentation experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of laboratory operations and safety protocols


Candidates must have the ability to perform laboratory work which may include bending, lifting, sitting & standing for extended periods of time


Occasional requirements to arrive on site early morning to support pre-study formulation activities

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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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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