Pfizer QA Inspector I in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The Quality Assurance Inspector I ensures that all products manufactured at the Carlisle facility are manufactured in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and also meet all internal specifications. This position will spend the majority of their time on the shop floor providing oversight and guidance to manufacturing personnel in the performance of their duties. This position is also responsible for performing a number of manual and automated quality assurance checks on raw materials, in-process products, and finished goods. This position is responsible for reviewing documents to ensure that they were completed in accordance with current GMPs and site SOPs. Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work and respond to customer demands in a timely fashion are critical requirements of this position.

Major Job Duties: Other duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

  • Review executed batch records for accuracy and completeness.

  • Identify, investigate, and prepare reports on quality issues.

  • Perform line clearance, inspections, and physical testing in manufacturing areas.

  • Interpret generated data and communicate results to Quality management.

  • Maintain effective communication and partnership with Operations and Materials Management department.

  • Adapt to changes in the work environment and must be able to change shifts or work overtime and/or weekends as needed.

  • Other duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


  • Two year certificate in a scientific discipline from an accredited college or technical school, with 2 years cGMP experience; or four year degree in a scientific discipline from an accredited college or university with no experience required. Candidates with a High School diploma or GED and a minimum of 4 years QA experience in a manufacturing environment may be considered.

  • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while completing work in a timely manner.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Follows instructions, policies, and procedures.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk, climb stairs or ladders and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The employee must be able to distinguish colors accurately.

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this job.

The work schedule is 8 1/2 hour shifts (days, evenings, or nights) Monday through Friday, with rotating coverage required on the weekends, if needed. Overtime may be required.

The Quality Assurance Inspector adheres to the site safe work practices and must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment.

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.

Sunshine Act

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Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.