Senior Lab Analyst II

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 22, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Lab Analyst II


Uses scientific education and experience to perform complex laboratory testing within a good manufacturing practices environment to generate results.   Interprets data output to determine conformance to specifications.  Acts as a senior team member of a small group of laboratory analysts led by the QC Laboratory Group Leader in one of the following disciplines:  API Laboratory Operations, Finished Goods Laboratory Operations, Raw Material/ In-Process Laboratory Operations, Sterilization Technology Operations, and Microbiological Operations.     


•Performs complex analytical, microbial, or sterilization test methods as written and performs data verification of laboratory results to support product and material release.
•Understands multiple and complex laboratory techniques and principles and can independently trouble-shoot and resolve analytical techniques and instrument issues.
•Develops, implements and ensures improvement ideas are completed to facilitate team objectives.
•Can readily and independently work in all QC Laboratory test locations (and potentially other operational sites) as assigned and can effectively perform a multitude of laboratory techniques for which they are trained on without error while adjusting to unforeseen technical or logistical obstacles to accomplish assignments.
•Budgets their time independently and effectively to carry out assigned tasks and makes recommendations for improvement. Takes initiative to be a key player in team activities and decision making.
•Recognizes obstacles to technical or process related issues and can independently and effectively resolve them. Consistently achieves commitments despite obstacles.
•Accepts full responsibility to complete assigned tasks as committed and proactively identifies and performs new tasks outside area of responsibility.
•Takes ownership of special projects as needed to support overall laboratory needs and requirements.
•Offers analytical guidance and expertise to less experienced analysts to meet laboratory needs.
•Interfaces with regulatory agencies during audit activities as needed.



•Bachelor’s Degree with at least 6 years of laboratory experience; or Associate’s Degree with at least 8 years of laboratory experience; or High School Diploma with at least 10 years of directly related lab experience.
•Good interpersonal and communication skills

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