Senior Scientist I, Chemistry

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Oct 23, 2018
Ref
1805305
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Description:

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 North Chicago, IL laboratories.

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.


*Compensation will be commensurate with 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.
  • Willingness to work occasional nights and week-ends, when necessary.


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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