Pfizer Senior Scientist in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Why Patients Need You Pfizer's purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients' lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer's purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.
What You Will Achieve As a Scientist, you will be at the center of our operations and you'll find that everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to quality. Your main area of focus will be performing laboratory and pilot-scale process characterization and process optimization studies. You will help Pfizer develop new and improved processes used in the research and development of our drugs. Your innovative mindset will help us develop economical, efficient and safe chemical manufacture of experimental and active drug materials.
With your deep knowledge in the discipline, you will be an active team member who influences at the project team level. You will be using your scientific judgment to adapt standard methods and techniques by applying prior work experience and consulting others. Your ability to plan will help in preparing short-term work activities on projects. Your creativity in developing novel processes and new ideas will be used frequently. You will undertake mentoring activities to guide your team members.
It is your innovative scientific temperament that will help in making Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.
How You Will Achieve It Work effectively in a fast-paced, customer-oriented, laboratory environment performing solid state experiments to support Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) and Drug Product (DP) Manufacturing Operations at the Kalamazoo MI, site.
Develop and deliver solid state analysis to support process development and/or quality investigations. Solid state analysis will include Dynamic Moisture Sorption Gravimetric analysis (DMSG), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA), Crystal form analysis (pXRD and microscopy), and Powder Rheometry experimentation. Maintain laboratory area and equipment in a clean, safe and functional order.
B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. degree in organic, analytical, or physical chemistry or another relevant scientific discipline.
B.S. degree candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of relevant laboratory/manufacturing experience.
M.S. degree candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of relevant laboratory/manufacturing experience.
Ph.D. degree candidates.
The position involves working in a laboratory/production environment, which may include standing for long periods of time and working with chemicals. The position requires the ability to perform mathematical calculations including complex data analysis.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
The position may require colleagues to work off-hours, weekends and/or holidays to meet business or customer needs.
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Last Date to Apply: February 24, 2021
Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
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