Scientist - Global Analytical & Food Safety, Physical Stability Lab -
Nutrition - Columbus, OH
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Associate Scientist - Global Analytical & Food Safety
(GA&FS), Physical Stability Lab
Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition
products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to
keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world
count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to
live their healthiest life.
Our location in Columbus, OH, currently has an opportunity
for an Associate Scientist. In Research & Development
(R&D) our ambition is providing innovative high-quality products,
creating sustainable value, delivering superior user experience and enhancing
health outcomes at all stages of life
Primary Job Function
Scientist under the direction of the department management.
- Perform liquid
and powder testing of products to assure product quality as well as
participate in method validation. Training will be provided in the
- Summarize data
and assist with project logistics.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Core Job Responsibilities
routine testing under the guidance of a research scientist, project
coordinator, or R&D manager. Directs own daily activities and
incorporates appropriate procedures.
understand, and comply with all applicable Division, area, and
group-specific safety and employee health procedures.
accurate and precise testing according to laboratory methods
various types of analytical instrumentation including pH meters,
viscometers, particle size analyzers, osmometers, and colorimeters
documentation of experiments in laboratory notebook; contribute to
status reports summarizing results, conclusion, and recommendations as
appropriate. Regularly communicate project status to management.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU’LL BRING
- B.S. in a
scientific related field.
- 2+ years’
experience in research or industry laboratory is a plus.
with rheology, particle size, food science, dairy science, protein
chemistry, emulsions, and design of experiments (DOE) is an advantage.
with Sample Manager (LIMS) preferred but not required
- Proficient in
Microsoft Word and Excel a plus
Projects are assigned with defined scope and goals. Assures activities
are consistent with project critical path. Detailed direction of
activities is not required. Budgets own time to carry out assigned
- Quality of
Work: Responsible for documentation accuracy, quality, and timeliness of
Performance: Successfully summarizes data and analyzes results;
formulates conclusions and reviews progress with supervisor. Actively
participates in routine maintenance, lab safety, GLP implementation as
appropriate. Based on area, may assume training role.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a
great career. We offer:
- Training and
career development, with
onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
- Health care
and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness
and occupational health programs
- Paid time off
- 401(k) retirement savings with a generous
- The stability
of a company with a record
of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved
in local communities
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your
life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse
opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build
your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee
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