Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate



Performs chemical analysis on purchased raw materials, in-process preparations, and pure drug substances to determine that they meet official compendial and/or Hospira/Pfizer requirements.


- Perform standard qualitative and quantitative analysis on:purchased raw materials, in-process products, pure drug substances, and contract manufacturing samples utilizingaccepted gravimetric and spectrophotometric procedures, in accordance withapproved testing procedures such as Hospira/Pfizer internal specifications, the National Formulary (NF), the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the European Pharmacopeia (EP), the Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP), and other regulatory agencies.
- Utilizes standard analytical chemistry techniques.
- Prepare and standardize volumetric solutions, test solutions and reagents used in compendia and Hospira/Pfizer monograph analysis.
- Maintain records of all analysis information of assigned products for permanent file and proper entry of information on laboratory forms.
- Evaluate all data obtained from analysis; if discrepancy or deviation occurs, consult with supervisor.
- At times, review completed data for accuracy before forwarding data to QA filing in the batch record.
- Participate in employee involvement team(s).
- Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Competent knowledge and understanding of fundamental principles of one or more professional, technical, or specialized body of knowledge (accounting, finance, data processing, and/or business administration) with 1-5 years of experience.  (Bachelor’s degree).

Decisions require some judgment.  Perform repetitive or routine duties working from detailed instructions and under standard procedures.  Requires making minor decisions.

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

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.

Last Day to Apply: June 26, 2019

Eligible for Relocation

Eligible for Referral Bonus

2 (Second Shift) (United States of America)

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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