Senior Scientist II/Principal Scientist I, Process Engineering Sciences (Melrose Park)

AbbVie in Melrose Park, IL

  • Industry: Engineering - Civil Engineer
  • Type: Full Time
  • $91,430.00 - 129,700.00
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The Development Sciences Drug Product Development (DevSciDPD) organization within AbbVie develops and characterizes drug productformulations, combination products and manufacturing processes to provideclinical dosage forms and devices to enable the development of AbbVies pipeline,and ultimately to provide commercial drug products, combination products andcommercial manufacturing processes.

The Senior Scientist III, Process Engineering Sciences rolewithin DPD is responsible for the design, development, optimization and techtransfer of manufacturing processes for oral drug products in the AbbViepipeline.

AbbVie is seeking a highly motivated and experiencedscientist with a proven track record of process development to serve as aSenior Scientist III in Process Engineering Sciences reporting to the Directorof Process Engineering Science in Lake County, IL.

This position will be an integral part of the productdevelopment teams and will have strong collaboration with the GPSc Formulationand Analytical functions, the Drug Product Pilot Plants, and the OperationsCommercial Manufacturing functions. The Senior Scientist III will lead processdevelopment programs in Lake County, IL and may have direct reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams developing the drug product process for products within the AbbVie pipeline.
  • Advance scientific expertise within function.Proactively demonstrate leadership by advising and sharing knowledge and expertopinions with subordinates, peers, and senior management.

  • Mentor and train functional colleagues andassess current and emerging business challenges enabling functional goalachievement.

  • Supervise one or more direct reports and engageproactively in their development.Evaluate staff performance and actively support staff development.

  • Ensure group provides engineering impact to alldevelopment projects and deliverables are completed within establishedtimelines, budgets, resources, and in accordance with regulatory, quality, andsafety requirements.

  • Ensure development of technologies that driveengineering excellence and scientific innovation that improve the futurecapabilities and productivity of the greater organization.

  • Collaborate with other functions within AbbVieto align a broad range of strategies that directly support drug discovery anddevelopment programs; these include but are not limited to other areas inDevelopment Sciences, Drug Product Development, Regulatory Affairs andCommercial Manufacturing Operations.

  • Source and identify emerging scientific trendsfrom multiple internal and external sources and assess relevance. Integratetrends into functional short-term objectives. Advance cross-disciplinetechnology and direction through generation of data.

  • Accountable for scale-up activities, designspace definition and technology transfer to commercial plant.

  • Ensure compliance with AbbVie safety, qualityand regulatory policies and government regulations.

  • Generate new scientific proposals and lead thoseefforts. Anticipate and critically evaluate scientific or regulatory advancesor competitive threats and respond with appropriate new strategies.

  • Recognized and sought out as an expert inhis/her discipline within the company and possibly externally.

  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Engineering or related field with 10+ (Bachelors), 8+ (Masters), or 0+ (PhD) years of related work experience.
  • Experience in research and/or development environment.

  • Demonstrated leadership of technical teams and effective cross-functional communication.

  • Proven ability to solve critical business and scientific problems.

  • Extensive experience in drug product process development and scale-up from pilot plant to a commercial facility.

  • Familiarity with operation of oral dosage form process equipment and systems.

  • Strong technical background in oral drug product manufacturing unit operations including blending, wet- and dry-granulation, tableting, film-coating, milling and extrusion.

  • Understanding of cGMP, regulatory and process safety requirements.

  • Experience with Process Analytical Technologies, Continuous Manufacturing, and process modeling.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering
  • Key Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate and influence others, develops team members, drives technical excellence, and inspires continuous improvement.
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross-functional partners to enable higher performance.
  • Connects ideas from disparate fields, integrates data and information quickly, and takes risks to achieve the highest performance.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.
  • Additional Information
  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Job Type: Experienced
  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Associated topics: antibody, aseptic, bacteria, biopharmaceutical, drug, medical, microbiological, microbiology, toxicologist, vaccine
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