12 Apr, 2021

Process Engineer

  • Pfizer
  • Andover, MA, USA
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

Why Patients Need You


Our breakthroughs would not make it to the hands of patients without our pharmaceutical manufacturing team. We rely on a team of dedicated and agile members, who understand the importance and impact of their role in Pfizer’s mission. Patients need colleagues like you who take pride in their work and always look to improve outcomes. You will help to ensure that patients and physicians have the medicines they need, when they need them.


What You Will Achieve


You will have knowledge of process equipment and systems and manufacturing operations with the primary responsibility to execute process and equipment operation activities during manufacturing operations. Due to your expertise in the manufacturing domain, you may participate in training for operational qualifications and assist the Team Lead or other team members as needed. You will conduct all activities in accordance with Company policies and standard operating procedures, Pfizer Values, and global regulatory guidelines, environmental guidelines etc.

As an associate, your focus on the job will contribute in achieving project tasks and goals. Through your domain knowledge and commitment, you will create a collaborative team environment for your colleagues.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.


How You Will Achieve It

  • Contribute to completion of project milestones and organize own work to meet project task deadlines.

  • Use operational and technical expertise to assist in troubleshooting activities, technology transfer and start-up activities.

  • Monitor the technical documentation for the production and processes approval.

  • Ensure all production equipment and systems are in compliance with {Current} Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Manage execution of relevant process activities by following established Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Perform process monitoring and data analysis, and data preparation for presentation in several forums including project team meetings.




  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 2yrs. Experience within the pharmaceutical industry

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 

  • Mechanical knowledge and the use of hand tools 



  • Master’s Degree 

  • Demonstrated ability to train and coach others 

  • Experience with Six Sigma or other operational excellence programs 

  • In-depth knowledge of drug substance/drug substance intermediate manufacturing technology .




Daily routine may require moving heavy equipment, standing for long periods of time, and/or walking throughout the suite including up and down stairs. 

  • Must have the ability to lift ~50 pounds.   

  • The incumbent needs to take the necessary safety precautions when working with pressurized systems, steam and/or 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 which includes weekends.

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