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McPherson, Kansas
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Sep 26, 2023

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Science, Pharmaceutical
Full Time
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Why Patients Need You

Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

As a Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you'll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. With your deep knowledge of the principles, concepts and practices of drug process and analytical development, you will be an active team member who influences at the work group/project team level to enable the development, transfer and/or remediation of drug substances and drug products for Biologic, Gene Therapy, SI, OSD, API, ADC, and Mammalian Cell projects. You will be using your skill sets to prepare drug programs for various stages of manufacturing from early-phase clinical development up to and including commercialization.

You will be using your scientific judgment to adapt standard methods and techniques by applying prior work experience and consulting others. Your ability to plan will help in preparing short-term work activities on projects. Your creativity in developing novel processes and new ideas will be used frequently. You will undertake mentoring activities to guide your team members.

It is your hard work and focus that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Contribute to achievement of goals and influences at the work group/project team level.
  • Assist in the establishment of analytical procedures and interpret results/technical data.
  • Communicate progress, plans, requirements and risks to the senior analyst, manager, stakeholders in partner groups and higher management informally and, if required, formally through written reports and presentations.
  • Actively participate and report progress into cross-functional project teams to meet customer expectations, project milestones and Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} standards.
  • Prepare and review technical documents, including validation protocols and reports, analytical test procedures, investigation reports, and change controls.
  • Develop, qualify, validate, and transfer of analytical methodologies in support of diverse portfolio in varying stages of clinical development.
  • Analyze and communicate experimental results both orally and in written reports to colleagues and management.
  • Provide the necessary documentation for regulatory submissions as required and writes deficiency responses.
  • Perform job responsibilities and maintain written records in compliance with {Current} Good Manufacturing Practice {part of GxP}, Good Laboratory Practices {part of GxP}, all other regulatory agency requirements, and Standard Operating Procedures, where applicable.
  • Participate formal mentoring to provide training, technical expertise, and support to other analysts.
  • Assist in the maintenance, installation, qualification and renewal of laboratory instruments, systems or apparatus, and in the maintenance and continuous improvement of safe and effective working practices.
  • Manages own time to organize and schedule work to be completed for given program to meet timelines.
  • Engage and interact effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team across multiple geographies.



  • Bachelor's Degree in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biology or related field.
  • 6+ years of experience. Years of experience is taken to mean relevant to the job function.
  • Experience with interdisciplinary drug development teams and pharmaceutical experience developing analytical strategies and methods in support of product and process development and to assess the quality and characteristics of drug substances or sterile injectable and solid dose drug products.
  • Experience working in a regulated environment, such as Good Laboratory Practices {part of GxP}
  • Working knowledge of applicable industry test standards, relevant regulatory guidance, Design Controls and Product Development Process
  • Experience with laboratory data systems such as Empower, and Laboratory Information Management Systems
  • Able to interact effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Work under limited supervision with periodic review of achievement of results and methods used.
  • Self-motivated and highly effective in a team-based environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills


  • Master's degree and4+ years of relevant experience
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills preferred and a proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, leadership and initiative
  • Experience working with external partners to provide excellent customer service

  • Occasional light lifting, sitting, complex data systems and analysis.
  • This position involves frequent work within the analytical/microbiological/bioassay lab, in the presence of chemicals with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Occasional work within a potent laboratory in the present of potent and cytotoxic compounds is required (with appropriate engineering controls and PPE).

  • This role is standard day shift Monday through Friday; with some off-shift hours as needed.
  • Travel: 0-10% for conferences, PC1 New Business support, professional development.
\nRelocation support available\n
Work Location Assignment: Flexible

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Sunshine Act

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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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