Scientist - Global Analytical & Food Safety, Physical Stability Lab – Columbus,
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Paid time off
Full Job Description
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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
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
- Associate 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 testing
- Summarize data
and assist with project logistics.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Core Job Responsibilities
- Conducts routine
testing under the guidance of a research scientist, project coordinator,
or R&D manager. Directs own daily activities and incorporates
- Read, understand,
and comply with all applicable Division, area, and group-specific safety
and employee health procedures.
- Perform accurate
and precise testing according to laboratory methods
- Operate various
types of analytical instrumentation including pH meters, viscometers,
particle size analyzers, osmometers, and colorimeters
- Complete 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
- 2+ years’ experience
in research or industry laboratory is a plus.
- Experience with
rheology, particle size, food science, dairy science, protein chemistry,
emulsions, and design of experiments (DOE) is an advantage.
- Experience with
Sample Manager (LIMS) preferred but not required
- Proficient in Microsoft
Word and Excel a plus
- Strategy: 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 duties.
- Quality of Work:
Responsible for documentation accuracy, quality, and timeliness of experimental
- Work 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
- Financial security through competitive
compensation, incentives and retirement plans
- Health care and
well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational
- Paid time off
- 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company
- The stability of
a company with a record of
strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in
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 diversity.
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