Pfizer Sr. Technician I in Andover, Massachusetts


The Operations Technician owns and drives the execution of Commercial, Clinical, and/or Development production according to Standard Operating Procedures and Production Schedule. The Operations Technician will work on interdisciplinary self-directed teams, to define and implement process improvements, participate in process troubleshooting.


  • Executes SOPs for unit operations (daily and long term). Includes CIP, SIP, and cleaning and sanitization of the facility

  • Operates buffer/media make-up tanks, glass washers, autoclaves, bioreactors, filtration equipment, inoculum preparation, chromatography skids, and UF/DF skids with varying mixes of automation and paper SOPs involved.

  • Supports implementation of new technology for process execution and/or analysis.

  • Interacts across the asset to achieve production schedule.

  • Reviews documentation daily as well as perform data entry - Monitor, identify and communicate process and compliance trends real time.

  • Archives documentation according to established procedures.

  • Required to modify and/or create job-related documentation including MBRs, SOPs, MFRs, work requests and others.

  • Assist in inventory tracking, maintenance scheduling, and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment.

  • Provides support during audits and with audit observation closure.

  • Responsible for keeping training current.

  • Maintains a safe working environment

  • Thorough understanding of cGMP requirements and safety practices.

  • Employs Automated systems, enterprise systems, and available technology to execute work.

  • Engages in and supports a culture of innovation and sustainable improvement through ownership of improvement for work processes, equipment and environment.

  • Strives for Right first time execution through flawless execution and ownership of the process.


  • High School diploma and 2 years of relevant experience required.


  • Experience in a GMP manufacturing environment is desired.

  • Support operations (such as solution preparation and/or operation of autoclave/depyrogenation ovens) is highly desirable.

  • The ability to execute against SOP's and document entries in a cGMP compliant manner.

  • Ability to interpret and prioritize workflow to maintain the production schedule.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.


  • Requires the moving of heavy equipment and the ability to lift 50 pounds. The incumbent needs to take the necessary safety precautions when working with pressurized systems, steam, and corrosive chemicals.

  • The incumbent is required to attain detail knowledge of the operational equipment

  • The incumbent will be required to solve problems regarding site assessment, specific units used in Biopharmaceutical manufacturing

  • The incumbent must be able to express ideas into SOPs, MFRs and be able to use a multitude of programs including Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.


  • 1st shift, 6am -6pm, rotating

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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: May 31, 2018

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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