Job Title : Quality Control Chemist I
Location : Sanford - NC
Duration : 6+ Months Contract
The position will support the Pfizer Sanford, NC Quality Operations department by performing Quality Control activities associated with clinical and/or commercial product; critical reagents, controls, standards, raw materials; validation; and stability. Key responsibilities are performing GMP tasks associated with maintaining compliant Quality Control laboratories;
o Prepare, manage (1person), and implement critical reagents, standards, and controls
o Testing; analyzing, interpreting, and trending results
o Creating, reviewing and approving documentation (e.g. procedures, protocols, and reports).
Performs tasks associated with maintaining GMP compliant Quality Control and Stability laboratories with a specific focus on standards/controls/critical reagents preparation, program management (1 person), implementation.
Performs testing including, but not limited to clinical and/or commercial standards/controls/critical reagents, product, raw materials and validation samples.
Analyzes and interprets results, makes decisions regarding the accuracy, completeness and compliance.
Responsible for appropriate creation, review, associated data trending, and approval of GMP documentation (test records, protocols/reports, test methods, equipment records, etc.)
Responsible for reporting issues to management and participating in issue resolution (such as reporting OOS result and participating in associated laboratory investigation, reporting instrument issues and assisting with troubleshooting, etc.)
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Microsoft Office applications specifically Word and Excel
Good written and verbal communication techniques
Ability to follow written procedures and learn from hands on training
Capability of solving complex mathematical and situation dependent problems
Analytical Chemistry and/or Microbiology techniques and instrumentation.
0-2 years of manufacturing, quality or engineering experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry
A BS/BA Degree in Science/related field with experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry is preferred; however, other appropriate combinations of education and/or experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry are suitable.