2019 Operations Development Program

North Chicago, IL, US
Sep 07, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
As a member of AbbVie's Operations Development Program (ODP), you will have three assignments over the course of three years. The roles are crafted to help you develop exceptional functional and leadership traits by working on a wide range of projects while providing exposure to different leaders in the company. These Operational experiences will develop you and put you on the fast track to future operations leadership opportunities at AbbVie. Based on your discipline, you will have opportunities working in rotations under:
  • Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing and Supplier Management
  • Quality
  • Science & Technology
  • Supply Chain

Basic Requirements
  • Completion of a degree in related discipline:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree:
      • Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related)
      • Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, or related)
    • Doctorate degree:
      • Pharmacy
  • Strong academic performance, minimum cumulative GPA = 3.0/4.0
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent problem-solving, written, and verbal skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal, leadership and project management skills
  • Proven track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Global mobility, flexibility and mindset


Global assignment opportunities are in the following countries for your 2 nd or 3 rd assignment:
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Puerto Rico
  • Singapore
  • United States (Lake County, IL)

Recruitment Process

We participate in several on-campus events (such as: information sessions, career fairs and conduct interviews while on campus). Interested candidates, please check the career services schedules at your school for the recruiting event schedule. AbbVie also posts our Operations Internship and ODP positions on our career website, if your school isn't listed, please visit www.abbviecareers.com .

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