Senior Specialist, QA

Lake County, IL, United States
Oct 28, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

The QA Senior Specialist is responsible for providing quality assurance support for the pharmaceutical plant. This position will ensure that all product, process or system related quality activities from raw material inspection through shipment of final product are in compliance with Corporate and governmental regulations.

  • Develop plans, coordinates and drives for execution Quality projects across multiple site QA areas.
  • Coordinate with site QA planners to achieve project deliverables.
  • Coordinate with centralized function the deployment of global Pharma 3 initiatives.
  • Analyze, manage and maintain data for cycle times, touch times, and tasks/process lists to optimize QA processes performance.
  • Drive for development, improvement and maintenance of site QA planning and scheduling activities.
  • Assure QA areas under scope of the project implement and maintain visual management tools to monitor key QA processes.
  • Analyze and report metrics for planned and unplanned activities for key QA processes. Anticipates and identifies areas of risk and mitigates risks through early risk assessments and implementation of fallback / mitigation strategies.
  • Lead development of the Project Charter and documents the requirements that satisfy the stakeholders' needs and expectations. Establish project objectives and criteria for evaluating project results and activities of the project team.
  • Support Regulatory inspections for new market introduction.
  • Lead and or coordinate Compliance and Performance improvement projects. Provide status to site management of the assigned projects. - Maintains an effective liaison and cooperative relationship with Quality areas from Third Party Contractors (TPC)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Sciences or Engineering.
  • Six (6) years of experience in Quality area position, with hands on experience in the following areas: Project Management, Scheduling and Inventory Control.
  • The incumbent must have hands-on experience in Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
  • Knowledge of statistics is desirable.
  • Must be familiar with the Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices

Significant Work Activities
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.