Abbott Senior Statistician in Witney, United Kingdom

Senior Statistician, Technical Services Department, Abbott Diabetes Care, Witney

Abbott is a global health care company, focussed on making patients lives better for over 125 years. With sales in excesss of $27 billion, Abbott is present is 150 countries worldwide and employs 99,000 employees. Abbott is made up of 4 divisions: Medical Devices, Nutrition, Diagnostics and Pharmaceuticals.

Abbott Diabetes Care (ADC) is part of the Medical Devices division. ADC is a Global Centre of Excellence for the manufacture of medical devices and produces innovative blood glucose monitoring systems for people with Diabetes.

ADC is based in Witney, Oxfordshire. The Witney site is 15 miles from Oxford train station, from which there is easy access to London and other parts of the country. There is a direct bus service from Witney into Oxford.

The Technical Operations Group at ADC, Witney is looking to recruit a Senior Statistician to join our team on a permanent basis to lead statistical support activities for the manufacture, continuous improvement and process & performance monitoring of our products. The successful candidiate would be based in the Witney office.

Typical work includes:

  • Monitoring product release, stability and clinical performance data to ensure control and drive continuous improvement

  • Supporting technical investigations performed within the manufacturing unit

  • Assisting with the introduction of analytical test methods (analysis of variance, setting acceptance criteria & capability analysis) and supporting efforts in reducing measurement variability

  • Working with technologists, scientists and engineers to introduce new machines, materials and processes, including the design and analysis of experiments to optimise settings and acceptance sampling

As a Senior member of the Technical Services Statistics team you would be expected to develop of thorough understanding of ADC products and processes to allow you to lead the completion of the activities listed above; ensuring that appropriate statistical methodologies are used and that the output meets the requiremets of the business.

As a minimum, you should hold a HND or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics or a numerical science subject.

You will have good oral and written communication skills to be able to prepare reports, interpret results, and provide effective summaries for specialist and non-specialist audiences. You must be organised and flexible in your approach to work, with good attention to detail in order to ensure that data and analyses are accurate and meet the requirements of the project.

Other desirable, but not pre-requisite stills include:

  • Previous experience working in a regulated or manufacturing environment

  • Experience of product release/stability/clinical performance monitoring

  • Experience with SAS programming

  • Experience of people management

As you’d expect from an innovative global health care company, we offer excellent salaries and a competitive range of benefits including a defined-contribution pension scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, and a flexible benefits scheme.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email