Senior Process Engineer I, S&T

North Chicago, Illinois
Jul 01, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
  • Serves as a lead process engineer for new oral dosage product transfer from R&D to global manufacturing plants/TPMs as well as marketed products. Responsible for oral dosage product and process development, improvement, and optimization.
  • Provides technical expertise to marketed products and processes. Responsible for the implementation of technical projects and providing direction for the technical team.
  • Applies engineering fundamentals such as chemistry, transport phenomena, thermodynamics, reactions, unit operations, dynamics, material science and process control when solving problems; Designs and executes lab and commercial scale (scale-up and scale-down) experiments for oral drug product and manufacturing processes
  • Formulates technically sound conclusions and/or design follow-on experiments based on multidisciplinary data. Presents scientific concepts and results to cross functional stakeholders
  • Understands the business implications of assigned products and processes and identifies engineering solutions compatible with business needs.
  • Demonstrates scientific initiative and creativity in research or development activities.  Adapt and integrate newer approaches and technologies that are scientifically meaningful, reliable, and can be incorporated directly into a research or development program.
  • Author//co-authors/reviews internal reports, regulatory submissions, external publications, and presentations. Develops productive collaborations and communication with other groups, across scientific disciplines, and with scientists outside of AbbVie.
  • Understands and adheres to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education in an engineering or related field and typically 10 years of experience, Master’s Degree or equivalent education and typically 8 years of experience, PhD and no experience necessary.
  • Ideal candidate will have a strong background in solid oral dosage form manufacturing and its related unit operations as well as technology transfer and scaling.
  • Strong engineering background and communication (written and verbal) skills. Highly motivated.