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AbbVie Scientist, Quality Control-Microbiology in Worcester, Massachusetts

  • Perform more complex test methods as written to support product/material release with minimal error.

  • Understand laboratory techniques and principles performed, specifically Bioburden and Endotoxin testing.

  • Interpret experimental data for conformance with product/material specifications.

  • Understand, implement, and maintain GMP with respect to laboratory records, procedures, and systems in accordance with procedural requirements.

  • Assist with writing and performs validation assays per approved protocols.

  • Perform a multitude of laboratory techniques for which they are trained with minimal error.

  • Make recommendations for process improvement.

  • Write and revise procedures as necessary and provide support for the department.

  • Develop and maintain trend reports, backlog report, and document error reports which support departmental performance.

  • Author all types of Investigations and deviations effectively. Assist in troubleshooting assays.



  • BA/BS Degree in Biochemistry, Biology, or equivalent science degree.

  • 5-8 years of QC Microbiology Lab or Microbiology Technique related work.

  • Maintain certifications as needed for assigned job tasks.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Exceptional communication skills in both written and verbal with strong attention to detail.

  • Strong creative problem solving and analytical skills.

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer including disability/vets. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, or any other protected group status. We will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, individuals with a disability, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans or active-duty wartime or campaign badge veterans. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing in the Human Resources office during regular business hours.