Instrumentation Technician III

Andover, Massachusetts, United States
Oct 11, 2023
Dec 16, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Why Patients Need You

Whether you are involved in the design and development of manufacturing processes for products or supporting maintenance and reliability, engineering is vital to making sure customers and patients have the medicines they need, when they need them. Working with our innovative engineering team, you'll help bring medicines to the world even faster by imagining what's possible and taking action.

What You Will Achieve

Working with Pfizer's dynamic reliability team, you will play a critical part in managing the maintenance and reliability engineering activities involving the redesign, maintenance, and repair of utilities systems, buildings, and production/non-production equipment.

Your prior work experience and ability to apply your breadth of knowledge will help you adapt the standard methods and procedures. You will help us identify required delivery and process improvements that drive increased efficiency, throughput and quality. You will arrive at decisions on which methods and procedures are the best fit for different work situations.

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

How You Will Achieve It

  • Calibrate, maintain, and troubleshoot a wide range of production, facility, and laboratory equipment with little to no supervision.
  • Contributes to evolution of instrumentation maintenance tasks within a CMMS application
  • Respond to and ensure completion of Emergency and High priority work requests.
  • Manage own time, professional development, and accountable for own results.
  • Make useful recommendations regarding improved equipment performance.
  • Follow safety procedures, recommended practices, job hazard analysis (JHA) and complies with plant safety program at all times.
  • Know general shop safety practices, including handling and storage of calibration standards.
  • Ensure utility activities comply with standard operating procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (also see cGMP) and other related regulatory practices.
  • Read and follow equipment schematics, blueprints logic diagrams and engineering drawings.
  • Use electrical/mechanical testing equipment in a safe manner.
  • Provides support and training to less experienced technicians
  • Serve as backup for management activities temporarily as needed.


Qualifications (Must-Have)

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 6+ years of calibration or instrumentation & controls experience
  • Possess skill to understand and execute complex maintenance task for mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and automated systems
  • Computer skills, good written and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • Strong understanding of P&ID and schematics
  • Strong understanding of LOTO and electrical safety (Arc flash, EQP)
  • Ability to complete loop wiring troubleshooting for analog and discrete devices and simulate analog signals, measure loop resistance, etc.





  • Pharmaceutical and/or Bio-Pharmaceutical experience and knowledge of {Current} Good Manufacturing Practices {part of GxP} operations
  • Knowledge of computer software, including Word, Excel and calibration software.



This position will involve field work and office work requiring sitting, standing, and walking. This position may also require the ability to work at high elevation while being tied off; be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to wear a clean room gown.

Last Day of Posting September 30, 2023.

This is a Sunday - Wednesday 6:00a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shift.

Work Location Assignment: On Premise

The salary for this position ranges from $31.20 to $52.00 per hour. In addition, this position offers eligibility for overtime, weekend, holiday and other pay premiums depending on the work schedule and the Company's policies. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life's moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site - U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided applies only to the United States - Massachusetts - Andover location.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

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.




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