Pfizer Quality Inspector in St. Louis, Missouri
The Quality Inspector will be able to audit GMP documents for aseptic pharmaceutical processes for conformance to established specifications, procedures, cGMPs, and FDA regulations and identify non-conformances. The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively across multiple departments to achieve initiatives. Quality Inspectors must be able to work well with personnel at all levels throughout the organization including peers, operations personnel, supervisors and managers. This role requires the ability to perform job related tasks at a high level independent of direct supervision.
This position is for third shift, standard hours: 10pm - 6:30am
The essential functions of the position may include, but are not limited to:
Communicate non-conformances found during aseptic processing operations to the QA Supervisor/Manager on shift
Follow established procedures and identify gaps as written
Attend/participate in monthly In Process Batch Record Review
Floor QA point of contact to MQA and Production Management
In-process review of production batch records for accuracy of documented entries and conformance to established procedures
Perform inspection readiness walk-throughs, line clearance, in-process checks and verifications in support of manufacturing activities
Must be able to complete aseptic gowning qualification and work daily in a Grade A/B classified area
Understand and demonstrate aseptic techniques and behavior required in aseptic processing areas
Observe for aseptic techniques during processing and ensure process interventions are performed per procedures
Perform quarantine and rejection of basic units, components, material, etc. Perform PRISM transactions, as applicable
Must be willing to work overtime to support business initiative
Weekend hours (Saturday and/or Sunday) may be required
High School degree required; Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline is preferred.
Minimum of 1-3 years of related experience and/or successful completion of a job-specific training program or equivalent combination of education and experience is recommended.
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of relevant education and work experience, and/or successful completion of a job-specific training program.
Non-Standard Work Schedule, Travel or Environment Requirements.
Must be willing and able to work beyond the hours typically defined as a "regular" workday, which may or may not include weekends and holidays.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee must don a full body garb suit, hood, mask, goggles, and gloves. The employee will also be required to remain in the full body garb suit, hood, mask, goggles, and gloves for several hours at time.
Must have schedule flexibility, depending on the production schedule employees may be required to periodically work overtime, off-shifts (mornings, afternoons, nights or a combination of both), weekends and/or holidays. Position requires regular onsite attendance - this position cannot be performed on a remote or telecommute basis on a temporary, short- or long-term basis.
Must have the ability to simultaneously multi-task across multiple capabilities and functions and handle multiple competing priorities and requirements, including performing site and functional responsibilities, responding to frequent e-mail and phone communications and attending multiple meetings and conference calls. Note that these activities may not be time bound to core hours or presence at the site.
Must have the ability to work effectively under pressure and conform to strict production, time and performance deadlines.
This is a full-time, third shift, position in the production floor / Aseptic area.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Must be willing and able to work beyond the hours typically defined as a "regular" workday, which may or may not include weekends and holidays, and hours outside defined shift hours.
Must be able to gown aseptically.
The job is open only to Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), namely, Citizens or Nationals of the United States, Lawful Permanent Residents ("green card holders"), Refugees and Asylees.
Last date to apply for job: June 22, 2021
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