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Principal Research Scientist I - S&T Neurotoxin Drug Product

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Details

The Principal Scientist will direct research and/or project activities within the individual’s area of expertise.  Independently conceive, execute and communicate novel multi-disciplinary strategies that achieve project and area goals. Serve as a lead scientist on his/her own project and contribute scientific insights into multiple other projects. The individual will work within the Operations Science and Technology organization and lead technical support and continuous improvement projects for aseptic fill/finish operations of neurotoxin products. Individual will also lead toxin product technical transfers from R&D into manufacturing and will interface with multiple organizations including R&D, QA, supply chain, regulatory, and manufacturing/TPM’s.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support and drive continuous improvement activities for aseptic fill/finish processes including lyophilization and vial/syringe filling operations of new neurotoxin based products.
  • Lead technical transfers of processes from R&D into manufacturing and development/validation activities to support regulatory filings for new products.
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking to solve difficult problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.
  • Independently responsible for project science within his/her area of expertise on one or more project teams.
  • Make significant contributions to project team through lab based activities.
  • Generate new scientific proposals and lead those efforts. Anticipate and critically evaluate scientific or regulatory advances or competitive threats and respond with appropriate new strategies.
  • Recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally.
  • Primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents.
  • Present at leading scientific conferences.              
  • Mentor junior members of the team in areas of expertise.

Qualifications:

  • BS or equivalent education and extensive, typically 14+ years of experience; MS or equivalent education with typically 12+ years of experience; PhD with typically 6+ years of experience in area or scientific area of discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a principle investigator, generating original technical ideas and research or development strategies.
  • Demonstrate creative 'out of the box' thinking to solve difficult technical problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.
  • Recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally.
  • Experienced and demonstrated success as primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents.
  • Demonstrated scientific communication and presentation skills by presenting at leading scientific conferences.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


Company

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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

Company info
Website
Phone
1-800-255-5162
Location
1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago
Illinois
60064
US

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