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Associate Scientist, Analytical Chemistry I

Irvine, CA
Start date
May 29, 2024

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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Job Description

The Laboratory Operations Associate supports the Science and Technology Toxins group in the coordination and scheduling of maintenance activities, inventory support, and business operations under the management of the S&T Lab Operations team. The core responsibilities of the Laboratory Operations Associate are to schedule, plan, organize, and monitor performance of all tasks and materials required to ensure that maintenance and calibration of equipment and raw materials / consumables inventory meets all S&T and operations requirements. They will coordinate the activities of technicians, vendors, support staff, or mechanics, along with other required resources and contractors, to ensure that all required scheduled and demand maintenance and calibration is performed and raw materials / consumables inventory is adequate to support the laboratory and customer needs. Some project assignments may be required for continuous laboratory improvements and support.


  • Schedules resources and personnel to ensure all guidelines and policies are adhered to, and provide adequate customer service. Acts as the liaison between maintenance, vendors, support teams and customers with S&T Toxins area representatives.
  • Coordinates purchasing requirements (Purchase Order Request, Purchase Orders, p-card, Ariba, and Service Entries) to support budgetary requirements, including processing, review, approval, and monitoring of purchase orders and maintenance requirements as related to maintenance services and inventory and business operations such as Replicon Tracking, LRP/Plan forecasting, Blanket PO Inventory Purchasing, SLA / SOW outsourced support, Capital/Expense planning and execution, Project Engineering support coordination, and Services negotiated by PSM.
  • Makes decisions about work priority levels, scheduling strategies, cost savings, safety, inventory and vendor performance (where applicable) with minimal supervision from management.
  • Identifies and leads projects to improve maintenance productivity and work quality.
  • Supports other departmental efforts. Specifically including, but not limited to IS, BTS, Project Engineering, Finance, Purchasing, Facilities, EHS, Maintenance and Metrology.
  • Create work orders through Maximo for requesting departments. Makes tactical decisions regarding response time and level of planning based on priority of requested work. Able to prioritize various jobs among different customers.
  • Manages stock requirements to ensure adequate supplies for raw materials and consumables from third party suppliers (specifically including but not limited to Millipore Sigma, SAFC, Fisher Scientific, Invitrogen, Rainin, Sartorius Stedim, and VWR) and provide technical expertise for stockroom issues, labstock issues, and vendor lead times as requested.
  • Performs buffer and media preparation according to documented formulation requirements and occasionally executes lab protocols to support analytical and production schedules.

  • Must meet one of the following requirements: Bachelors Degree with 0+ years of experience or Associates Degree with minimum 3+ years of experience in a craft specific field such asmechanical/electromechanical/calibration/predictive maintenance
  • Skills: Good oral/written communication skills cGLP and Good Documentation Database Savvy, experience with Smartsheets and Office365 an advantage, use of Computerized Maintenance Management System Technical Experience (Engineering, Maintenance, Instrumentation Service, Calibration, and Metrology, etc.) an advantage
  • Ability to multitask effectively. Possesses planning and organizational skills, online schematics, etc. Customer service oriented- works well with internal and external customers.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes ingood faith it will pay for this role at the time of this postingbased on the job grade for this position. Individualcompensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimatelypay more orless than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of payis considered to bewages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable.The amount and availability of any bonus, commission,incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paidandmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies 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.


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 Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
North Chicago

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