AbbVie

Scientist I, Chemistry

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Feb 10, 2021
Ref
2102312
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
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 www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

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 www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

AbbVie has a career opportunity in our Process Chemistry separations laboratory as a Scientist I. This individual will work under the mentorship of a supervisor developing and performing preparative-scale chromatographic separations to purify compounds to support early and late chemical process development. The candidate will be a member of an integrated Process Research & Development team consisting of chemists and engineers. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and productive, with excellent communication skills and strong functional expertise in chemistry, biological sciences , and/or related disciplines.

Key responsibilities:
  • Develop chromatographic methods for preparative HPLC and SFC purification.
  • Perform routine maintenance on separations laboratory Agilent analytical and preparative chromatography instruments.
  • Act as a process development representative in drafting manufacturing directions in collaboration with Technical Operations, and support scale up activities in the Chemical Pilot Plant.


Qualifications

Basic:
  • MS (0-3 years) or BS degree (3+ years) in chemistry or biological sciences with relevant laboratory experience.
  • Broad range of functional expertise in compound purification and spectral analysis/interpretation.
  • Interprets results and uses these data, along with literature precedent and input from subject matter experts, to modify experimental plans accordingly.
  • Analyzes and reports data, critically and rigorously. Prepares presentations and clearly presents data, conclusions and proposed next steps with colleagues and team members.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in instrumental analysis (HPLC, LC-MS, SFC, NMR) and preparative chromatography.
  • Record of scientific accomplishment with author credit in peer-reviewed publications.
  • Ability to independently execute a wide variety of isolation and characterization techniques utilizing modern analytical instrumentation for efficient generation of high-quality data.

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.

Level and compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
IC
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.