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Production Chemist 1

Abbott San Diego Full-Time
$47,474.00 (Careerbuilder est.)
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Production Chemist I

San Diego, CA

DO WORK THAT MATTERS

Alere is now part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies. As we embark on this exciting journey, the Abbott Rapid Diagnostic Division (ARDx) is searching for a Production Chemist I to join our team. Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

This is a great opportunity to leverage your strong technical expertise while growing your career with a premier industry leader. If you seek a dynamic role where your contributions will pave the way in developing exciting new products, then come and work with us! Are you ready?

Abbott is a world leader in rapid diagnostics at the point of care, with a focus on cardio metabolic disease, infectious disease and toxicology.


The San Diego site is located in the beautiful Sorrento Valley, we manufacture, The CLIA-waived formerly Alere Cholestech LDX® Analyzer is engineered for confidence, providing accurate, actionable, and readily accessible results that have set the standard in point-of-care lipid profile, cholesterol, and glucose testing.

SUMMARY
  • Under close supervision, this position is responsible for a variety of manufacturing support functions involving the operation of lab equipment and conduct of procedures/tasks according to established GMP, under the direction of senior staff.


TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES


    • Carry out production tasks in support of manufacturing goals and objectives.

    • Participates in Lean Activities.

    • Operate laboratory equipment safely, as trained and directed, in accordance with established practices.

    • Maintain records and notebooks as directed in a neat, thorough and accurate manner. Perform required data entry on company planning and materials management system. Report results to supervisor.

    • Maintain a neat and organized workplace. Ensure materials are appropriately labeled, approved for use and in sufficient quantity to complete required tasks.

    • Recommend and participate in document revisions to ensure accurate BOM's process descriptions.

    • Recommend and participate in document revisions to ensure accurate NCMR and deviations

    • Operate moderately complex laboratory equipment and perform routine maintenance/repair. Interface with contracted repair technicians as required.

    • Follow all safety guidelines, manufacturing policies and procedures. Operate under strict QSR compliance.

    • Perform complex formulations, component and material evaluations, equipment calibrations and maintenance.

    • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies.

    • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Alere Quality Management System per ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies.

    • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.

    • Perform other duties & projects as assigned.

    • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job. Has awareness of device defects that may occur in their area of responsibility, including product design, verification and validation, manufacturing and testing activities.


QUALIFICATIONS
        • BA or BS in Chemistry or Biological Sciences.

        • Up to 2 years' industrial experience
        • Ability to follow detailed instructions, maintains accurate records and notes, and carries out assignments in a thorough, conscientious fashion while adhering to safe laboratory practices.

        • Knowledge of a variety of lab equipment and their operation is preferred.

        • Demonstrate problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

        • Strong verbal and written communication skills

        • Organized and detail oriented

        • Ability to work in a team environment

        • Knowledge and ability to use MS Office and other manufacturing systems



About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



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An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.


We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to .


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