Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
This Scientist position within the Clinical Chemistry Technical Product Development group will perform a wide range of activities within a shared services team. Some examples of these activities include assay testing, Risk Management document editing, change control documentation, audit support, and CAPA support. The ideal candidate has a technical/scientific background, experience in a regulated environment, very good attention to detail, and excellent communication skills. The initial focus will be on supporting the risk management process and associated documentation.
- Project Management - Manage product and process improvements independently using established principles and procedures.
- Product and Process Improvement - Monitor performance of multiple manufacturing processes and products differing in nature but with recurring themes to recognize adverse trends and instigate improvement programs as required. Proactively contribute to design control,process and product improvement activities,and investigations. May perform or support test and process method modifications. Recognize adverse trends and emerging issues. Propose and implement solutions to internal and external issues.
- Design Control & Risk Management - By standard practice (Operating Procedures) independently develops,and maintains risk management files and organizes data for risk management evaluation and decisions.
- Complaint and Internal Investigations - Manage investigations,identify root cause and drive to resolution with minimal supervision. Provides audit inputs and support as required.
- Technical Support - Develop and design experiments,analyze data and recommend next steps.
- Sharing Knowledge - Presents technical information to management and may present externally to customers and Third Party Manufacturers (TPM). Shares knowledge and expertise with others in work group.Mentors or teaches others to facilitate timely resolution of product and process technical issues.
- Strategic and Results Orientation - Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through support of product availability and improvements.
- Receives general direction.
- Identifies,understands and resolves technical problems and operational issues.
- Utilizes appropriate experimental,statistical and project management tools.
- Capable of resolving different but recurring problems.
- Thinking is innovative but guided by standard practice/precedent.
- Requires some specialized knowledge. Requires specialized knowledge of product or process design,standardization,performance anchors and modes of control.
- Higher Certificate, Ordinary or Honors Bachelor degree in scientific and technical field is desired or relevant combination of education and experience.
- 2 years’ related work experience. (Advanced degree(s) may offset required years of experience).