Abbott Senior Scientist Analytical Techniques in Weesp, Netherlands


Abbott Established Pharmaceuticals Division (EPD) is looking:

Sr. Scientist Advanced Analytical Techniques

Job description

  • Support the Established Products Operations (EPO) technical functions worldwide. Resolve manufacturing or analytical issues for EPO products.

  • Provide technical support during development, commercial launch or problem solving for a given Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) or drug product.

  • Development and validation of new analytical methods (e.g. solid state, PSD, XRPD, NIR, Raman, thermal analysis techniques). Test method transfer and trouble shooting of existing analytical methods.

  • Oversee a variety of analytical aspects including the meaning of analytical data from various sources.

  • Understand and keeps up to date with international regulatory guidance (e.g. FDA, EMA, ICH).

  • Manage Laboratory Technicians during execution of their tasks during the projects.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • You are an expert of the analytical aspects important in the production of Established Products.

  • Plan, design and coordinate analytical activities during projects (e.g. method development, validation).

  • Represent the department in cross functional project teams.

  • Review and write technical development reports and regulatory documentations.

  • Communicate with different stakeholders about the project progress.

Background and competences

  • MSc or PhD with a specialization in Analytical Chemistry;

  • 5 years relevant work experience;

  • Experience with method development using techniques like: solid state, PSD, XRPD, NIR, Raman, thermal analysistechniques;

  • Experience in Pharmaceutical industry is a pré;

  • Familiar with CMC, Pharmacopeia, ICH and/or GMP;Strong communication skills;

  • A real people manager;

  • Good organization and project management skills;

  • Can do mentality;

  • Willing to travel abroad a few times a year;

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills in English.


Research and Discovery


EPD Established Pharma


Netherlands > Weesp : WHS 02





Yes, 5 % of the Time




Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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