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Sr. Team Leader – Chemical Quality

Pfizer is a leading pharmaceutical company committed to delivering safe and effective products to patients. Our quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer-oriented. We are currently looking for a Sr. Team Leader – Chemical Quality to join our dedicated quality assurance and control team.

Locations: India – Vizag

Time Type: Full time

Posted On: Posted Today

Job Requisition ID: 4903141

Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and 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

You will be a member of Pfizer’s dedicated and highly effective quality assurance and control team. You will be responsible for analyzing chemical, biological, or microbiological products to support our quality programs. Your contribution to environmental testing, utility monitoring, analytical testing, microbial identification, and sterility testing will help Pfizer provide safe drugs to patients.

Your understanding of Quality Control instruments will help us

meet their accuracy specifications against established standards. You will also be relied on for setting requirements for the transfer of methodology from R&D.

As a Team lead, you will be involved in leading work teams within your division, including the technical and financial resources of the team. Thanks to your technical skills, you will coach your direct reports on day-to-day activities. You will be relied on to solve complex problems within your area of expertise.

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

How You Will Achieve It

  • Manage multiple projects and ongoing work activities of within a work team and ensure agreed-upon timelines are met.
  • Oversee and review/approve investigations, CAPA (Corrective Action and Preventive Action), and change controls.
  • Review laboratory data to ensure compliance with approved methodologies.
  • Build capabilities of the Process-Centric Team according to skills needs assessments.
  • Serve as a point of contact for issues related to laboratory applications and core solutions.
  • Engage with business partner to identify areas of improvement across laboratory and core applications and processes.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to the QC laboratory for laboratory and core applications.
  • Manage review and approval of Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} documentation, such as procedures, data, and reports.



  • Bachelor’s Degree/ master’s degree in chemistry/ pharmacy
  • 8+ years’ experience
  • Laboratory Testing experience
  • Experience on IR, UV, Melting, Refractometer, KF, Potentiometer techniques and HPLC/UPLC, GC with EMPOWER software.
  • Handling of laboratory investigations
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices {also cGMP} compliance requirements for Quality Control Laboratories
  • Experience with leading colleagues and/or projects
  • Strong people management experience
  • Demonstrated skills in collaboration, attention to detail, and communication skills
  • Ability to handle complex and detailed situations with a focus on quality.


  • Testing and release of Incoming Raw materials
  • Managing and Harmonizing on time testing and release of Incoming Raw materials and Processed Materials inline to Manufacturing requirement.
  • Harmonizing with Warehouse team and complete the sampling of Incoming Raw materials.
  • Review Daily calibration records of Laboratory Instruments such as Analytical balances, Temperature monitoring prints.
  • Review of Test solution preparations, Volumetric, Potentiometric and KF standardization records.
  • Review of Analytical sample sequences, Instrument methods & System suitability failure records.
  • Initiation of Laboratory Investigations, Incidents, and its Root cause Analysis, Conclusion & CAPA.
  • Review of the Standard Operating Procedures, Protocols, Summary reports & Quality Risk Assessments.
  • Managing of teams CAPA, and its relevant change management activities including Impact assessment of Change records & approval of actions.
  • Managing work allocation for the members of the team, supporting them on analytical troubleshooting and remediate the hurdles during analytical testing.

Core Competencies

  • Good Analytical knowledge
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good knowledge on Laboratory Investigations.


  • Master’s degree
  • Relevant pharmaceutical experience.
  • Experience with quality control risk assessments
  • Knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System Empower and Microsoft Office

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