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AbbVie Manufacturing Associate II in Worcester, Massachusetts

Manufacturing Associate II

USA, Massachusetts, Worcester

New

Engineering

Requisition # 1906781

The Manufacturing Associate II will be responsible for the management of Production projects including the introduction of new projects and technology into Production, and Manufacturing Improvement.

Works in concert with peers or senior staff in other departments to meet project timelines. Responsible for tracking the transfer, implementation and monitoring of projects.

Uses SAP, LIMS, PI, and other systems, programs, and databases to input, verify, monitor and analyze pertinent data.

Able to identify opportunities for improvement of manufacturing and business processes.

Must be flexible to handle multiple tasks including ability to handle pressure in a professional and positive manner;

Effectively works in a team environment; Maintains high level of energy and professionalism on the job;

Builds effective working relationships with customers, co-workers, cross-functioned groups, and management.

Uses problem solving skills when working on complex problems, where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors

Uses discretion and works under general supervision; Follows established procedures.

Decisions are reviewed for soundness of technical judgment.

Independently decides when to make minor adaptations or modifications.

Coordinates the completion of daily operational activities across a unit or sub-unit.

Decisions, recommendations and actions contribute to the development of suite schedules and personnel allocation.

Provides technical direction and training to less senior personnel; Coordinates activities of sub-group and actively works with other sub-groups. Acts as advisor to unit or sub-unit becomes actively involved as required.

Provides technical direction and training to less senior personnel.

Participates in technical investigations and provides on the floor technical expertise;

Provides a motivational and team building atmosphere.

Acts as a mentor

Frequently interacts with subordinates or functional peer groups at various management levels. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects, schedules, etc.

Regularly discusses progress, problems, and proposed solutions with colleagues and senior personnel.

Detailed understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices as applied to equipment and process steps in area of responsibility.

Able to make recommendations for improved compliance at plant level. In-depth knowledge of pertinent regulatory filings.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required.

  • Typically 8 years’ experience in all aspects of manufacturing and production processes.

  • Knowledge of media and buffer preparation, cell culture and purification of biological drugs is required;

  • Computer expertise and scheduling proficiency;

  • In-depth knowledge of safety, quality systems, and current Good Manufacturing Practice is required;

  • Expertise with tech transfer process and familiarity with equipment, facilities validation, and regulatory filings.

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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