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Pfizer Validation Associate Engineer in Rocky Mount, North Carolina


As a Validation Associate Engineer you will be responsible for validating/qualifying the systems, equipment, utilities used to manufacture and/or clean drug products within a large manufacturing facility located in North Carolina, USA. You will help to demonstrate systems are running according to necessary specifications and operate within regulations to ensure data integrity and the production of quality products.


  • Schedules and executes validations/qualifications per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), protocols and regulatory guidelines.

  • Coordinates and communicates all testing with affected functional groups and evaluates test results.

  • Executes validation activities to include Change Control initiation, protocol preparation, scheduling, protocol execution, data review and final report generation.

  • Participate and present data in Regulatory Agency, Customer, Corporate and Internal audits when necessary.

  • Participate in development/ improvements to the validation program as needed to remain current with cGMPs and industry standards.

  • Participates on teams assembled to specify, install, validate, troubleshoot and maintain systems and equipment.

  • Participates in deviation investigations to identify root causes and define corrective and/or preventative actions (CA/PA).


  • BS/BA degree in science, engineering, manufacturing technology or closely related field, or combination of education and relevant work experience is required, with prior pharmaceutical industry experience preferred

  • Excellent attention to detail and working knowledge of FDA Regulations/Guidance, and Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Some knowledge and experience with equipment, facility, utility or computer system validation, as related to sterile products and medical devices preferred

  • Must be proactive, have experience with high performance teams, strong interpersonal and project management skills

  • Must be able to interact with varying levels within the company

  • Ability to work both independently and in partnership with others; proven ability to use initiative and drive to achieve results

  • Strong conflict resolution skills

  • Must be able to work multiple shifts as needed to meet deadlines


  • Pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred


  • Must be able to lift and carry light loads as necessary in conducting testing. Weekend or long hours based on testing schedule.

  • May involve standing for long periods of time.Must be able to wear proper gowning and PPE in manufacturing areas as required to meet GMP and/or OSHA requirements


  • Primary work schedule is Day shift, Monday - Friday but evenings and weekends will be required, as needed. Some travel,

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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 4/27/2019

  • Additional Location Information: Rocky Mount, NC

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

1 (First Shift) (United States of America)

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