Associate Director Quality Control

Worcester, MA, United States
Nov 19, 2020
Quality, Quality Control
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 .

  • Manages QC business units including setting of vision and strategy, develop and manage operating budgets, management of large group of technical employees, project management, and unit operational management to support overall business operations.
  • Provide technical leadership in a multidisciplinary environment to ensure activities are on track per business needs and established timeline. Serves as an expert in technical/functional areas..
  • Direct management of the Lake County QC lab operation and provide product quality system leadership to business operations
  • Establish and execute plans and commitments consistent to Development, Manufacturing, Customers and Business needs.
  • Develop, negotiate, finalize timelines and cost estimates for projects and/or service contracts to support business operations and/or external customer's needs.
  • Applies extensive advanced scientific knowledge to design and manage multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Applies advanced technical writing skills to prepare project protocol, and final reports to support product registration and/or business needs.
  • Provides leadership in Product Quality Control Procedure and Quality System to support overall business operations. Responsible for site processes and procedures related to Quality Control laboratory to ensure product quality and compliance.
  • Establishes and enforces product quality system procedure for business operations. Interface with multi-disciplinary functional areas including, development, operations, quality, compliance, and regulatory.

  • Bachelor's degree with 15+ years of Quality and/or Regulatory experience
  • Prior experience managing a QC laboratory or other technical/scientific group
  • Strong people leadership skills
  • Solid understanding of financials and budgetary management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of operation of product quality control lab, product quality control requirement and system.
  • Shows broad understanding of the issues relevant to the technical/science and business.

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Yes, 10 % 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.