Associate Scientist I/II, Quality Control - (M-F, 2nd Shift)

Worcester, MA, US
Oct 07, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are currently seeking an Associate Scientist, Quality Control - 2nd Shift to join our team at the AbbVie Boresearch Center in Worcester, MA. The Associate QC Scientist performs laboratory testing within a fast paced GMP environment in support of one or more of the following areas; raw materials, in-process product, final Bulk product, stability, and/or validation. Analyzes test data and evaluates results. Writes procedures with guidance. Works under the guidance of a supervisor but is able to manage time efficiently in achieving timely completion of assigned duties. Assists in trending data to support assay performance. Assists in writing lab Investigation reports.

Key Responsibilities Include :
  • Performs test methods as written to support product/material release.
  • Understands and maintains a safe work environment for themselves and others in accordance with procedural requirements.
  • Understands, implements and maintains GMP with respect to laboratory records, procedures and systems in accordance with procedural requirements.
  • Will perform a multitude of laboratory techniques for which they are trained.
  • Accepts responsibility to complete assigned tasks as committed. works with others to maintain a positive atmosphere to accomplish business objectives.
  • Revises procedures as necessary and provides support for department.
  • Helps maintain trend reports, which support departmental performance.
  • Support investigations.
  • Will effectively perform a multitude of laboratory techniques for which they are trained on with minimal error.

Position will be hired based on level of experience

  • BA/BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medical Technology, Biology or equivalent science degree and 2+ years of related work experience.
  • HPLC experience (for example SEC, Reverse Phase, ion exchange)
  • 2 years working in a GMP Quality Control Laboratory
  • Spectrophotometric concentration determination
  • Maintains their certifications as needed for assigned job task.

  • Empower software experience
  • Working knowledge of Agilent, Waters and/or Shimadzu HPLC instrumentation
  • Compendial testing (USP/EP/JP)
  • Current experience with icIEF, CE-SDS and/or SDS-PAGE Electrophoes

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