AbbVie Senior Oral / Solid Dose Drug Product Scientist /Technical Specialist (Engineering) in Cork, Ireland

Senior Oral / Solid Dose Drug Product Scientist /Technical Specialist (Engineering)

Ireland, Munster, Cork

Research & Development

Requisition #1802030

As the No. 1 Great Place to Work in Ireland, we at AbbVie are always looking for talented people to join our team and, when we find them, we make it our business to treat them well.

We are currently sourcing a Senior Oral / Solid Dose Drug Product Scientist (Engineering) to join our expanding Science & Technology (S&T) team in Ireland.

Do you want to work with a team leading the way across multiple therapy areas? The this might be the role for you!

This role can be based in Dublin, Cork or Sligo . The successful candidate will:

  • Lead technical transfer and start-up of new solid dosage form processes.

  • Participate in and lead the execution of plant-scale experiments.

  • Lead CMC teams including tech transfers.

  • Establish and review complex plans for multiple projects or activities and plan resource allocation and distribution.

  • Provide technical support and training for solid dosage form manufacturing areas.

  • Lead troubleshooting and resolution of process challenges.

  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction, cycle time and other process improvements.

  • Analyze process data to identify causes of deviations and production problem and recommends corrective actions.

  • Use statistical process control and other statistical tools for comparison and hypothesis testing. Apply engineering fundamentals: chemistry, transport phenomena, thermodynamics, reactions, unit operations, dynamics, material science and process control.

  • Recommend and evaluate experimental design options for complex technical problems with controls and consideration of error and variation.

  • Effectively function as a principle investigator, generating original technical ideas and research or development strategies.

  • Demonstrate creative 'out of the box' thinking to solve difficult problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.

  • Independently responsible for project science within his/her area of expertise on one or more project teams.

  • Generate new scientific proposals and lead those efforts.

  • Anticipate and critically evaluate scientific or regulatory advances or competitive threats and respond with appropriate new strategies.

  • Be recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally.

  • Be the primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents.

  • Mentor/supervise a team of one or more and ensure high performing results from their team

Basic:

•BS or equivalent education and 10+ years of experience; OR MS or equivalent education with 8+ years of experience OR PhD with 6+ years of experience in area or scientific area of discipline.

•Demonstrated ability to function as a principle investigator, generating original technical ideas and research or development strategies.

•Demonstrate creative 'out of the box' thinking to solve difficult technical problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.

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

•Experienced and demonstrated success as primary author of publications, presentations, regulatory documents and/or primary inventor of patents.

•Demonstrated scientific communication and presentation skills by presenting at leading scientific conferences.