Pfizer Senior Associate in Pearl River, New York
The incumbent will provide business operations support for BSL-3/ABSL-3 laboratory-based groups within Vaccine R&D located in Pearl River. They will be a key point of contact for BSL-3/ABSL-3 laboratory operations and interface with the Global Workforce Solutions staff as necessary to support research colleagues. The incumbent will also provide organizational and scheduling support.
Serve as a key point-of-contact for BSL-3/ABSL-3 lab-based groups coordinating with Global Workforce Solutions (GWS) staff to schedule/follow-up/support colleagues for building/maintenance issues, including the day-to-day operations of BSL-3/ABSL-3 laboratory space.
Coordinate efficient use of lab space and common lab supplies space between supported groups.
Coordinate with procurement support within VRD to expedite, follow-up and ease processes and time investment for laboratory colleagues.
Serve as point person for assessment of all new equipment to enter the high containment facilities as well as decontamination and removal of equipment within the biofacilities equipment.
Coordinate procurement of PPE needs of staff.
Coordinate BSL-3/ABSL-3 training needs to ensure compliance with government regulatory agencies to maintain operational readiness.
Support departmental Safety representatives and Research Safety Committee organization.
Work efficiently as part of a team in a matrixed environment.
BS in relevant field (Biology, Molecular Biology, Immunology), with at least 4 years relevant laboratory experience, preferably with working knowledge and experience in a high containment laboratory setting.
Experience working with site support organizations such as EHS, Operations preferred, and demonstrated ability to bridge laboratory needs and internal and external services to meet those needs.
Demonstrated experience with laboratory safety preferred with an understanding of common challenges faced in high containment research environments.
The candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and must be motivated, flexible, highly organized and willing to learn new skill sets.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
Sitting, standing, walking, light lifting (< 25 lbs.), ability to travel, drive.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Occasional travel may be required. Adherence to safe work practices and procedures required.
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