Pfizer QO Specialist APRR in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Why Patients Need You
Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients. Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.
What You Will Achieve
This position is for a QO Specialist on the Annual Product Record Review (APRR) team within the Product Review and Investigation unit in Quality Operations. The QO Specialist responsibilities will include using various computer systems to pull the data for and author a subset of approximately 200 APRR reports written for products manufactured at the Kalamazoo site. The process includes the compilation and review of release data, stability data, deviations, regulatory and site changes, and validation activities; and, the summarization of that data into a concise report that is reviewed by the QO product professional and approved by production and quality management. Record and analyze data for internal stability reports (ISR) and APRR's. Authoring of ISR's, APRR memos, and APRR Executive Summaries.
How You Will Achieve It
Prepare the APRR or internal stability report in accordance with established procedures
Query data from multiple systems to meet established due dates for items such as APRRs and ISRs. Systems used include, but are not limited to: LIMS, SAP, Batch Analysis, analytical reports, Cognos and Business Object reports, PDM and QTS. Numerous legacy systems are also queried for data.
Work with the applicable QO colleagues for the review and revision of the APRR or stability reports including entry into the electronic change control system
May be assigned additional responsibilities as required, including preparation of the APRR or stability schedules, updates to procedures, audit support and training of other team members.
Adhere to strict deadlines and assignments in order to meet site quality metrics of 100% on-time delivery of all APRRs or stability reports
Support external audits including interfacing with regulatory agencies, registrars, corporate and customers
Work in a team environment to meet all team objectives
Bachelor's degree in a scientific field (Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related science)
2 years of technical writing experience in manufacturing or laboratory environment (review and reporting of data from computerized systems.)
Excellent organizational skills, and ability to handle changing deadlines. Must possess flexibility to respond to constantly changing conditions and priorities.
Good communication skills to deal with all levels of customers and partners, both internal and external
Demonstrated experience and skills in documentation of scientific or quality information.
Knowledge and understanding of GMP requirements and DP manufacturing processes and operations, with the ability to propose appropriate corrective actions
Demonstrated critical thinking, ability to pay close attention to detail and accuracy, and meet established due dates
Ability to follow written and verbal directions and properly handle confidential documents.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Proficiency in IT systems such as LIMS, Trackwise databases (QTS), PDM and associated reporting tools; and the use of Excel for evaluation of data, is desirable.
Self-motivated and willing to learn new and changing responsibilities.
Familiar with auditing all elements of medical device quality management system requirements for key world geographies including the US FDA.
Familiar with auditing all elements of drug product/API quality management system requirements for key world geographies including the US FDA.
Highly compliance-oriented to ensure adherence to the principles of the applicable regulations and standards.
Physical / Mental requirements
Office environment, primarily.
Must be able to sit at a computer for extended periods of time.
Non-Standard work schedule, travel or environment requirements
- Primarily, first shift. Extended work hours or weekend work may be required.
Other job details
Last day to apply: 5/24/2022
Employee Referral Bonus eligible
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