AbbVie

Senior Scientist/Engineer I - Drug Product

Employer
AbbVie
Location
North Chicago, Illinois
Posted
Jul 01, 2022
Ref
2205609
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Serve as a lead scientist/engineer overseeing technical activities for a product or family of products in the oral dosage form space.  Assume technical ownership of a given product(s) across the various stages of development and commercialization in coordination with other functional areas.  Maintains product knowledge and serves as product focused subject matter expert.

  • Capable of serving as the technical product/process expert of solid dosage form products, representing S&T across multiple functions.
  • Contribute to the generation of new scientific proposals and lead those efforts. Maintain awareness of scientific or regulatory advances or competitive threats and implement new strategies as needed.
  • Author, review, and/or approve technical reports and/or regulatory submission documents.
  • Make significant contributions to the project team, including lab-based activities.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity in the lab requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor.
  • Ensure timely and robust technical transfers.
  • Seize opportunities to pursue project relevant leads that are in line with the group’s strategy.
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of materials, controlled drug and radioactive compounds, GxP compliance, and animal care where applicable.
  • Direct mentorship of others is possible.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent education and typically 10 years of experience, Master’s Degree or equivalent education and typically 8 years of experience, PhD and 1+ years industrial experience is necessary.
  • Experience in unit operations such as granulation, milling, compression, coating and/or extrusion processes for oral dosage form formulations including Amorphous Solid Dispersions and modified release products. Possess thorough theoretical and practical understanding of own scientific discipline.
  • Effective writer and communicator of research or other regulatory materials.
  • Experience in Amorphous Solid Dispersion, milling, compression and/or extrusion processes preferred.
  • Experience leading complex technical projects that cross functional areas, including tech transfers for similar projects.