Associate Scientist I/II, Analytical Chemistry

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Nov 07, 2018
Ref
1807523
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie is looking for an Associate Scientist, Analytical Chemist to sit on our North Chicago, IL campus.

This individual must independently generate accurate, reliable and reproducible data in a timely manner and demonstrate strong data interpretation skills. The individual must be highly motivated and possess a fundamental understanding of analytical chemistry with the ability to quickly learn and apply various analytical techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy and wet chemical techniques.

Responsibilities:
  • Planning and perform routine tasks competently and independently within a timely fashion, and generate reliable and consistent results.
  • Documentation of experimental activities and results in a GMP compliant fashion using an electronic data acquisition and management systems.
  • Analyze and critique results, noting significant deviations from the expected results.
  • Troubleshoot experiments and instrumentation.
  • Learn and understand new experimental techniques with a curiosity to apply them for unique project / assignment requirements.
  • Demonstrate skill in multiple techniques and appropriately modify protocols, as required, to suit the changing needs of research or development sciences.
  • Place data in proper scientific context by consulting and citing relevant literature.
  • Demonstrate technical proficiency in his/her field, preferentially in the analytical areas of quantitative and instrumental analysis.
  • Impact projects predominantly through lab and/or pilot plant based activities.
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable.


*Grade level will be based on education & years of experience*
  • Bachelor's Degree in chemistry, analytical chemistry, or equivalent education, with typically 3 or more years' experience or Master's Degree or equivalent education (no additional experience required.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge (in chromatography and / or spectroscopy is highly preferred) to carry out job function.


Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team 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.


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