Principal Scientist I/ II - New Product Tech Transfer

Lake County, Illinois
May 09, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


As a discipline expert, drives and owns New Product Tech-Transfer of Toxin Pipeline products into Abbvie commercial facilities.  The successful candidate will be the principal technical/scientific interface between sending site (typically R&D) and the commercial receiving site.   


  • Responsible for ensuring new toxin products and manufacturing processes are developed and ready for routine commercial manufacturing
  • Ensures that the New Product’s Critical Quality Attributes, Critical Processing Parameters and, Critical Material Attributes are clearly understood, defined and characterized.
  • Ensures that a robust Design Space for the proposed manufacturing process is delivered as part of any transfer to commercial operations.  
  • Develops and maintains timelines for Tech-Transfer activities ensuring they meet functional and company goals.
  • Collaborates with experts within Operations and R&D to integrate scientific and engineering objectives into activities associated with development of new/improved products or technology.
  • Proactively advises and shares knowledge and expert opinions with subordinates, peers, and senior management. Mentors and trains functional colleagues and assesses current and emerging business challenges enabling functional goal achievement.
  • Ensures quality and effectiveness of key results of major project plans within function through sound design, early risk assessments, and implementation of fallback strategies.
  • Applies imagination and innovation by creating, inventing, and implementing new or better approaches, alternatives and breakthrough ideas that are valued by customers within the function.
  • Presents scientific concepts and results for functional scientific and non-scientific leaders/stakeholders as well as potential and existing partners. Maximizes impact and value of expertise.