QA Specialist III in Andover, MA 01810

 
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Job Title: QA Specialist III

Job Code: SA-PFE-PGS-4908848

Job Location: Andover, MA 01810

Job Date: 4/8/2024

Duration: PERM

Shift(s): 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

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 Job Description

SourceAbled is seeking candidates for a Direct Hire role as a QA Specialist III with our client Pfizer, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Seeking candidates in Andover, MA or willing to relocate.

Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients.  Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

 

What You Will Achieve

You will be a member of Pfizer’s dedicated and highly effective quality assurance team. You will evaluate and review Pfizer’s clinical and commercial batches of drugs. You will make sure that product and process documents match the specifications based on established sampling and statistical process control procedures. Your expertise will help in identifying deviations from established standards, in the manufacturing and packaging of products. In the relevant cases you will approve investigations and change control activities to ensure compliance with configuration management policies.

 

As a Senior Associate, your knowledge and skills will contribute towards the goals and objectives of the team.  Your focus and ability to meet team targets will help in completing critical deliverables. Your innovative use of communication tools and techniques will facilitate in explaining difficult issues and establishing consensus between teams.

 

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

 

How You Will Achieve It

  • Contribute to the completion of projects, manage own time to meet agreed targets and develop plans for work activities on own projects within a team.
  • Suggest improvements and conduct continuous improvement activities.
  • Independently assess a wide range of Change Control activities to determine potential Quality and Operational Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} impacts.
  • Investigate, document Quality Assurance related deviations and escalate issues as appropriate to the Quality Assurance Lead in a timely manner.
  • Maintain regulatory compliance in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP} practices.
  • Provide Quality Review and oversight of site cGXP documentation related to the operation of a vaccine manufacturing facility/laboratory to ensure compliance with global regulatory agencies and Pfizer quality standards.
  • Accurately communicate Supply/Operational needs/perspectives as well as Quality Operations (QO) perspectives.
  • Review and approval of validation documents Process, cleaning & method validation.
  • Develop annual product quality review plan.
  • Review and approve master batch records and executed batch records to assure compliance with regulatory standards and regulatory filing.

 

Qualifications

 

Must-Have

  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 8 years of relevant experience OR an associates degree with 6 years of experience OR a bachelors with at least 3 years of experience OR Masters with more than 1 year of experience
  • Experience in Quality administered systems (LIMS, SAP)
  • Experience in pharmaceutical environment, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and the applicable GxP regulations and standards.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office tools

 

Nice-to-Have

  • Knowledge of corporate quality systems that are applicable to the quality unit and the production operations service.
  • Proficient QA compliance as it relates to biopharmaceutical manufacturing

  

Physical/Mental Requirements

  • Position requirements are typical for an office-based work environment with some shop floor exposure. 
  • Must be able to work in a team environment within own team and interdepartmental teams
  • Proactive approach and strong critical thinking skills
  • Willing to lead by example and jump right in, desire to get to root cause, collaborative and active listener
  • Effectively manages stressful situations, able to focus on task at regardless of circumstances and stress induced pressure.

 

Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel, or Environment Requirements

  • Schedule is primarily day shift (M-F, 8 hrs) but may require off-shift work on occasions. 

 

Other Job Details:

  • Last day to Apply: April 15th , 2024
  • Eligible for Relocation Assistance: No
  • Work Location Assignment: On Premise

 

 

 

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $78,000.00 to $130,000.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 10.0% of the base salary. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

It is the policy of Rangam Consultants, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to any legally protected status such as race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.  

 

 

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 About SourceAbled

SourceAbled, a proprietary workforce solution powered by Rangam, goes beyond a traditional job placement program. It provides a collaborative, holistic solution implemented to develop an inclusionary program and a culture of belonging by matching Fortune 500 companies with neurodivergent talent seeking to build and sustain successful and fulfilling careers. SourceAbled connects individuals with autism, neurodivergence, physical disability, and a wide range of cognitive differences such as ADHD, autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, and dyscalculia to apply for jobs with employers in the USA, UK, Ireland, and India, who are actively seeking talents with disabilities. SourceAbled facilitates the coordination and management of diverse hiring programs, with a consultative approach, including training, and brings them to life through digitizing the experience of attracting, onboarding, supporting, and retaining qualified employees with autism and disabilities. The program uses an end-to-end, tech-enabled hiring program to build a connected inclusive community in the workplace for neurodivergent talent. It is designed to attract and place qualified job seekers as businesses look to establish, build, and maintain their disability inclusion practices and establish and nurture a culture of inclusion.

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