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Pfizer Senior Quality Engineer Design Control in St. Louis, Missouri


Provides quality support for design control lifecycle activities for the auto injector platforms. Provides Quality activity coordination and review for combination product related design projects, quality system records and design control procedural deliverable requirements. Coordinates and assists in developing risk assessments and design verification and validation plans, test methods and data analysis of products at the site. Revises SOPs, reviews and approves protocols and reports as needed. Responsible for coordination of Design History File and associated records for assigned products.


  • Review/Approve impact assessments for CAPA and Change Management records and develop execution plans

  • Participate in risk assessments, risk mitigation strategies and risk management plans; provide review/approval as needed

  • Coordinate Design History and Risk File documentation

  • Utilize Design History and Risk File documents to assess risk resulting from changes, manufacturing events and customer complaints

  • Perform periodic reviews of Design History and Risk File documents to ensure the files remain reflective of data/trending signals and ongoing activities

  • Review engineering and development documentation such as product requirements, detail drawings, assembly drawings, tolerance stack analyses, change orders, risk analyses, etc.

  • Review protocols and reports ensuring adherence to design control procedures and policies

  • Provide oversight for design verification and validation activities.

  • Provide input and feedback on new drug delivery systems project deliverables to R&D and other technical teams

  • Represent the Quality Unit during Design Reviews

  • Provide Design Control lifecycle, procedure and policy training as necessary

  • Revise procedures and templates


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Science

  • 3-5 Years Experience in medical device or combination product manufacturing

  • Well versed in ISO13485 and 21CFR820 requirements

  • Critical thinking ability and attention to detail

  • Effective technical writing ability and verbal communication skills

  • Computer skills including MS Office and MiniTa

  • Demonstrated applied knowledge of Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA), CAPA, Root Cause Analysis and statistical methods as applied to Quality.


  • Certified Quality Engineer or Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Experience with DHF remediation


Able to sit and stand for extended periods of time

Critical thinking and ability to pay attention to detail

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.


May require work beyond typical business hours

May require travel 0-10%

The job is open only to Protected Individuals (as defined by 8 U.S.C. ยง 1324b(a)(3), namely, Citizens or Nationals of the United States, Lawful Permanent Residents ("green card holders"), Refugees and Asylees.

Last Date to Apply for Job: March 5, 2021

Eligible Employee Referral Program

Eligible for Relocation Package

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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.