Scientist
Location:
Portage , Michigan
Posted:
November 20, 2017
Reference:
1143932354

ROLE SUMMARY Develop and deliver chemical process technology in support of commercial Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing. Perform production troubleshooting, support and improvement. Serve as the primary technical expert for the manufacturing methods, perform scientific laboratory studies, and make recommendations to improve manufacturing reliability, cost, safety, compliance and environmental performance. Support the introduction of new processes into the facility, and support in-sourcing and out-sourcing projects for supply chain optimization. Work closely with the API manufacturing plant, review procedures, review process performance data, and solve process problems. Provide technical knowledge, expertise and evaluation for other support functions. ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES Provide solutions to a variety of chemical and processing problems of moderate scope and complexity. Implements new methods and processes to solve process related problems as assigned. Works under general supervision. Follows established procedures. Recommends actions. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy. May be assigned independent projects. Contributes to the completion of specific team objectives and assigned project milestones. Decisions impact their own work and that of the department. Maintain laboratory area and equipment in clean, safe, functional order. Primarily internal company contacts (Production, Safety, Quality, and Regulatory). QUALIFICATIONS Education: Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree with two years experience. Preference is given to applicants with synthetic organic chemistry laboratory experience in a research laboratory setting. Proficiency with a variety of laboratory techniques expected (TLC, HPLC, distillations, reflux reactions, extractions, column chromatography, Proton NMR, etc.). PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Position involves considerable standing in the laboratory, working with the hands and arms, and computer work. Normal sitting, standing, walking and lifting ability. Must be able to work around a variety of chemical and biological materials, and in chemical manufacturing facilities. NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Must be able to work non-regular schedules as needed to accommodate the needs of laboratory and production operations. 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. 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. Additional Offer Details: Last Date to Apply for Job: December 4, 2017 This job is Pfizer Exempt US Grade: 004 Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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