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Allergan *Quality Control Technician III in Houston, Texas

About AbbVie

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter at , Facebook at , Instagram , YouTube at and LinkedIn at .

Job Description

Position Overview

This position is responsible for ensuring that Quality Control Laboratory activities are performed according to the established procedures and conform to applicable regulatory and industry standards and codes.

Main Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Performing environmental sampling of controlled environments as directed by manufacturing schedules within standard times and according to established procedures.

  • Recording test data according to established procedures compliant with cGMP and FDA guidelines.

  • Testing and inspecting of products at various stages of production and compiling and evaluating data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.

  • Execute assays which may include ELISAs, BCA and Bradford.

  • Set up, incubate, read and record results from microbial, analytical and environmental testing.

  • Assist in the organization and housekeeping of the Quality Control Laboratories.

  • Assist in the cleaning and maintenance of quality related equipment and ordering of laboratory supplies and materials.

  • Other tasks as required.


Education and Experience:

  • BS/BA degree preferably in a natural science is required.

  • May substitute 2 years of directly applicable experience for 1 year of education.

  • Good working knowledge and experience of ELISA technology and assay development.

  • Ability to work independently and carry out scientific techniques and procedures related to goals of the laboratory.

  • Strong user of Microsoft applications, for example: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Experience preferred in working within a GMP regulated environment.

  • Experience preferred in an aseptic manufacturing environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.