Abbott SR SCIENTIST ANALYTICAL CHEMIST in Temecula, California

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

POSITION CAN BE BASED OUT OF SANTA CLARA, SYLMAR OR TEMECULA, CA.

Position Summary

Responsible for analytical methods development. Technical expert, who independently investigates, identifies, develops and optimizes new methods, processes, or techniques to address critical project needs. Write protocols, reports, and amendments. Perform validations for methods, processes or equipment. Coordinates with collaborators to execute protocols and studies. Continuously seek to improve existing methods and processes. Demonstrate mastery of broad range of experimental techniques, methods of data analysis or operational processes.

Main Responsibilities

Independently design, execute experiments, studies or process improvement plans.

Interpret results critical to answer scientific questions and recognize aberrant test reuslts or adverse trends.

Learn, understand and master new techniques or processes, and act as a resource for others.

Innovate and implement new experimental protocols, studies or operational processes.

Demonstrate a high level of proficiency in his/her field.

Set and meet timelines.

Effectively organize and present work.

Contribute to writing and conceptual framework of operating procedures, regulatory submissions, impact assessments, publications, presentations, and patents.

Understand the broad objectives of project and goals as well as their role in achieving those objectives.

Be able to modify plan when required, to respond.

Routinely read and apply relevant literature or regulatory requirements.

Impact projects mostly through project plans or lab-based activities.

Accountability

Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, appropriate handling of controlled drug & radioactive compounds and animal care.

Plan and execute complex experiments or operational processes with minimal or no supervision, and take responsibility for timely completion.

Independently align own work to meet projects’ critical path needs.

Contribute to creation of new research or technical proposals.

Keep accurate and current records according to Abbott policies.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (REQUIRED) in Chemistry, Biology, or related scientific field, plus minimum of 5-8+years of relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Must have complete understanding of specified functional area. Advanced degree preferred.

Experience in industry with method development / validation expertise in chromatography, mass spectrometry, UV-visible spectroscopy and in-vitro dissolution in a cGMP environment.

Serve as a significant resource of technical information, laboratory techniques or operation processes, and openly express ideas and opinions.

Act as a mentor.

Interact with peers and groups outside project boundaries.

Teach, advise and lead by example.

Contribute and/or co-author scientific or technical papers and/or patents.

Present posters at national scientific meetings when appropriate.

NO RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.

OPEN TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES AT LOWER LEVEL.

POSITION CAN BE BASED OUT OF SANTA CLARA, SYLMAR, OR TEMECULA, CA.

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

DIVISION:

AVD Vascular

LOCATION:

United States > Santa Clara : 4551 Great America Parkway

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

United States : 253 Financial Blvd, United States > Temecula : Building E - TE Floor-3

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Yes

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

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