1+ months

Sr. Scientist, Technical Support , ADD

Green Oaks, IL 60048

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Independently manage complex, long-duration projects, product improvements and investigations. Proactively identify opportunities for significant operational, process, or product improvements.

Main Responsibilities

1.Project Management - Independently design, manage, and conduct complex long duration projects, product improvements, and investigations (or supports Third Party Manufacturer projects).

2. Product and Process Improvement - Independently manage complex long duration projects, product improvements, and investigations.
Recognizes opportunities and proposes novel ideas for significant operational, process or product improvements.
Proactively identify opportunities for significant operational, process or product improvements.
Perform or support test and process method modifications, considering CQAs, critical process parameters and analytical performance characteristics.
Identify technical alternatives and make risk-based decisions within the area.
Use technical data that interacts with multiple areas and processes.
Provides diverse, independent technical data and insight to support risk management evaluation and assessment.
3. Design Control & Risk Management - Effectively balances compliance risk and business risk to create and review risk management files.
4. Complaint and Internal Investigations - Independently manages complex investigations to resolution.
Demonstrates advanced statistical techniques, MAIC and or project management tools.
Provides audit inputs and support as required.

5. Technical Support - Assist in resolution of multiple complex technical and quality issues across ADD Sites, TPMs and or functions (instrument, reagents, software and commodities). Anticipate, recognize and resolve technical issues.

6. Sharing Knowledge - Presents complex technical information to internal and external groups.
Shares scientific information and expertise with customers and regulatory agencies.
Experience mentoring and teaching others to facilitate timely resolution of product and process technical issues.

7. Strategic and Results Orientation - Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through actionable recommendations and accomplishments.
Translates top-level goals to specific goals and aligns activities with respective strategic business priorities.


Higher Certificate, Ordinary or Honors Bachelor degree in scientific and technical field is desired or relevant combination of education and experience.   4 years’ related work experience. Advanced degree preferred. (Advanced degree(s) may offset required years of experience).

Preferred Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in the biological sciences or in chemistry. Postdoctoral experience or industrial experience is preferred. In addition to strong technical skills, solid communication skills are important. The candidate should be a quick learner and a solid individual contributor as well as a team player since most of the projects involve a group of scientists across different functional areas.

Job Family: Manufacturing
Division: ADD Diagnostics
Travel: No
Medical Surveillance: No
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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