Senior Scientist I/II, Process Development

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Worcester, MA, US
Posted
Aug 26, 2018
Ref
1805377
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Process Research and Development organization within AbbVie is seeking a highly motivated individual with a proven track record of accomplishment in synthetic chemistry to join the Process Chemistry team at our Worcester MA site.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work in a multi-functional team environment.
  • Develop and execute state of the art synthetic organic chemistry routes to provide practical access to drug candidate targets.
  • Daily interactions with various allied scientific disciplines in Discovery and Development.


Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • BS, MS or PhD degree in Organic Chemistry or related field with 10+ (BS), 8+ (MS), or 0+(PhD) years of industrial experience.
  • Strong knowledge and technical background in the development and execution of synthetic organic chemistry routes.
  • Proficient with analytical techniques such as HPLC, GC, and NMR spectroscopy.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously.

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners to enable higher performance.
  • Learns fast, grasps the "essence" and can change course quickly where indicated.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to work within a team environment.


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