Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Strängnäs Kommun


We are recruiting Quality Assurance officers to our Biotech operations

Pfizer Strängnäs is Sweden’s largest biotech plant for commercial manufacturing of pharmaceutical active substances with approximately 200 employees. We manufacture Human Growth Hormone with advanced DNA technique and a Thrombosis preventive substance that has helped more than 25 million people.

Pfizer is a company focusing on innovation, creativity and respect for patients, employees and society.

We have invested in a new multi-product facility and have a highly effective manufacturing organization with focus on continuous improvements, six sigma and lean. We are fronting several exiting challenges and an opportunity to bring in new technology’s to optimize our operations.

Pfizer is a company where employees can discover their own potential by excellent development opportunities, receive health promoted benefits and work with global contacts. We are located in Strängnäs with good commuting opportunities only 50 minutes from Stockholm city center. For more information about Strängnäs, visit

We are looking for Quality Assurance officers (QA) to our multi-product and single-product facilities, where we manufacture biotechnological drug substance (DS).

As QA officer, you will be part of a team that is responsible for the quality assurance of manufactured DS. The team responsibilities include process and quality support to manufacturing and QC laboratories, deviation investigation reports, change control, validation / qualification, both to perform and assuring the quality of other colleagues. Releasing the manufactured drug is also part of QA’s responsibilities as well as management of quality systems and contacts with customers. Depending on candidate profile, performing supplier audits.

We work in a product flow based organization and Quality Assurance is an important part of the production flow.

Your responsibilities include:

- Quality support to production and quality control laboratories.
- Perform, review and approve deviation investigation reports, change control, validation/qualification.
- Review of Batch Records, related documentation and release of DS (in some cases also raw materials and utility).
- Create, review and approve various documents and reports.
- Actively participate in the sites work in continuous improvements, independently as well as in team oriented improvement activities.Your responsibility is to assure right quality in DS produced in the facility in accordance with cGMP and internal requirements.  

Your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

- A masters  degree in a scientific discipline
- At least a few years of experience from pharmaceutical industry.
- Fluent in written and spoken Swedish and English

As a person you take high accountability for your own, and the teams, work. You are solution oriented and find energy in improving the day to day work, for yourself and for others around you. You are precise and structured in your everyday work. You have integrity in decision making and can communicate well.

The positions are permanent employments. Some production is 24 – 7, so shift work may be required.

If you want more information you are welcome to contact:

Lisa Eriksson Marklund, Sr. Manager QA (, phone 0152- 27326

Welcome with your application no later than 2019-06-30,  Global Careers at Pfizer | Pfizer: the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company

Applications will be processed accordingly.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

About the company

Pfizer, is an American multinational pharmaceutical corporation headquartered in New York City, New York, with its research headquarters in Groton, Connecticut. It is among the world's largest pharmaceutical companies by revenues.

Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide range of medical disciplines, including immunology, oncology, cardiology, diabetology/endocrinology, and neurology. Pfizer's products include the blockbuster drug Lipitor (atorvastatin), used to lower LDL blood cholesterol; Lyrica (pregabalin for neuropathic pain/fibromyalgia); Diflucan (fluconazole), an oral antifungal medication; Zithromax (azithromycin), an antibiotic; Viagra (sildenafil, for erectile dysfunction); and Celebrex/Celebra (celecoxib), an anti-inflammatory drug.

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