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Pfizer Senior Tech Transfer Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts


The Andover Clinical Manufacturing Facility (ACMF) is a facility located on the Pfizer Andover, MA campus responsible for cGMP production of phase I/II clinical drug substance supporting the Pfizer Biotherapeutics portfolio.

The Tech Transfer Engineer is part of a team responsible for facility fit and campaign readiness activities, and support of manufacturing operations.


  • Lead tech transfer activities for new products and product changeover for operations team

  • Execute and troubleshoot upstream and downstream processes in a cGMP environment. Includes support and troubleshooting of process equipment and CIP operations.

  • Authorship of and execution against SOP's for upstream and downstream unit operations

  • Lead/support the creation of manufacturing batch records and other cGMP documentation

  • Data analysis and communication/collaboration with tech transfer team, development labs and quality

  • Training of operations colleagues

  • Support implementation of new technologies and equipment

  • Support investigations and audits as needed


  • BS/BA in Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or equivalent. Current degree or anticipated within next 6 months

  • 5+ years of experience in a GMP manufacturing or laboratory environment


  • Ability to lead complex projects and tasks with limited oversight and supervision

  • Advanced understanding of bioprocessing techniques and equipment

  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements independently

  • Advanced experience with Tech Transfer, Facility Fit assessments and engineering design

  • Experience with Production Control Systems (i.e. DeltaV), ERP Systems (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics and/or SAP) and other business systems (Document Management Systems, LIMS, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Demonstrated capability to assemble a matrix cross-functional team to deliver on ACMF and BRD needs

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Must be able to climb flights of stairs, and remain standing for 1-2 hours

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs


  • Ability to work off shift (Nights and Weekends) as needed; non-routine

  • Ability to work in a clean room environment

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: October 31, 2020

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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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.

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