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  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 3 - 6 Years
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At Abbott, were committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health For more than 125 years, weve 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

JOB DESCRIPTION Analytical Chemist - Center for Materials Characterization

Internal Job Title Scientist Technical Support

Job Description

As a member of our Materials Characterization Team, you will play a key role in improving product performance by building expertise on the products materials properties You will use engineering and analytical principals to work with products, components, and processes in a collaborative environment to implement product improvements Your particular focus will be R&D and on-market product technical support and improvement


Conducts chemical analysis of polymers, reagents, raw materials, resins and additives by FTIR
Analyzes samples by microscopy
Performs sample separation, filtration buffer preparation
Performs various tests to determine if outcomes are within parameters and reviews completed process
Interprets results of tests and consults the outcomes
Maintains complete and accurate records of all testing activities Documents testing process
Prepares written reports weekly and monthly
Provides support for major projects that have potential impact on product quality, cost and supply
Cleans and performs daily maintenance on equipment as necessary
Adheres to environmental and safety procedures associated with lab processes and procedures

Potential Additional Responsibilities

Proactively contribute to design control or process/product improvement activities and investigations Perform

or support test/process method modifications; recognize adverse trends/emerging issues; and

propose/implement solutions

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system

1 Project Management - Manage product and process improvements independently using established

principles and procedures

2 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

3 Design Control & Risk Management - By standard practice (Operating Procedures) independently

develops; and maintains risk management files and organizes data for risk management evaluation and


4 Complaint and Internal Investigations - Manage investigations; identify root cause and drive to resolution

with minimal supervision Provides audit inputs and support as required

5 Technical Support - Develop and design experiments; analyze data and recommend next steps

6 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

7 Strategic and Results Orientation - Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through support of product availability

and improvements


Minimum 3 years industry experience in a laboratory setting
Must have experience using FTIR and microscopy


Bachelors or Masters Degree in STEM, Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymer Science, or equivalent;
Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical thinking skills;
Ability to design experiments, analyze and interpret data, and document conclusions;
Ability to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary team members and also to work independently;
Very strong investigational skills, drive to understand and solve problems;
Propensity for continuous learning and experimentation
Experience with statistical software
Will work with samples that include human blood and blood components using procedural controls and personal protective equipment

Minimum Education

Higher Certificate; Ordinary or Honors Bachelor degree in scientific and technical field is desired or relevant

combination of education and experience

Minimum Experience / Training Required

2 years related work experience (Advanced degree(s) may offset required years of experience)

JOB FAMILYManufacturing


LOCATIONUnited States > Abbott Park AP01A Floor-1



TRAVELYes, 10 PERCENT of the Time


SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIESContinuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50 PERCENT of the workday), Work with human blood or other potentially infectious materials

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : 300000-600000 P/A
Deadline : 05th Oct 2019

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