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OPERATIONS OPPORTUNITIES

AbbVie is committed to developing and manufacturing the cutting-edge therapies and innovations that hold the potential to improve health care worldwide. Our extensive understanding and experience with patient needs, disease states and drug development enables us to discover, develop and bring new, groundbreaking science to market.


Our state-of-the-art global facilities and operations offer a high degree of flexibility, scale and opportunity to excel. These include some of the industry’s most technically advanced facilities, supported by an extensive team of highly talented purchasing, quality, supply chain, manufacturing, engineering and operations experts.

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Purchasing
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The Purchasing and Supplier Management (PSM) group works with a network of world-class suppliers to source goods and services that AbbVie uses to deliver products that improve health care and patient's lives. Our objective is to source an uninterrupted supply of high quality, high-value goods and services through effective collaboration with suppliers and other business partners.

We rely on our purchasing professionals to drive financial savings while ensuring compliance with our procurement policies and procedures, and performing purchasing responsibilities with the highest ethical standards – all while maintaining quality standards

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Quality
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We take our responsibility to patient safety, public health and to our customers very seriously. Quality is more than just a function at AbbVie – it is a mind-set that we all advance every day as we interact and go about our work. At AbbVie, we share a commitment to the highest quality products for our customers and the patients who use them.  

The Quality organisation is responsible for ensuring that products are consistently produced and controlled to the quality standards appropriate to their intended use and as required by market authorisation. Our quality professionals work in a variety of capacities including R&D, manufacturing, laboratory, product quality, supplier management, quality systems and compliance roles to ensure that quality and regulatory compliance is designed into our products and processes throughout the entire product lifecycle.

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Supply Chain
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Keeping the supply chain operating efficiently is critical to AbbVie’s overall business success. Our supply chain professionals interact with individuals from across the company to assure alignment of supply and demand for our medicines. Supply chain professionals often have a global role in overseeing the production planning, warehousing and distribution of pharmaceutical products which includes customer service and customs. Other supply chain roles include programme and project management and business excellence to drives continuous improvement using Lean and Six Sigma concepts.

We use state-of-the-art technology to integrate forecasting, order processing, transportation, inventory, warehousing and shipping. We continually look for ways to innovate and improve processes to achieve maximum efficiency and customer satisfaction.

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Pharmacy Solutions
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Pharmacy Solutions is an innovative group that tackles the complexities of the ever-changing healthcare system and offers support services to patients with chronic disease states who require specialty pharmaceuticals. Pharmacy Solutions strives to improve patient treatment outcomes by collaborating with healthcare providers, patients and payers to improve health via access to medications, pharmacy services and care management solutions.

A clinical team of nurses and pharmacists focus on a patient’s prescribed treatment and answer questions about medication and possible side effects. Customer care professionals help manage insurance and coverage issues, and provide financial assistance options to our patients.Alternatively,dedicated pharmacy solutions partners are the primary point of contact for healthcare providers


Manufacturing
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AbbVie operates 13 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in North America, Puerto Rico and Europe that offer a high degree of flexibility, scale and wide-ranging manufacturing capabilities. These include some of the world’s most technically advanced facilities for their respective specialties – supported by an extensive team of scientific and technical experts.

AbbVie is a leading developer and manufacturer. We operate at the forefront of biopharmaceuticals by producing our own products, as well as the products of our third Party Customers. Our scientific team and state-of-the-art facilities clearly demonstrate the capability to optimise success all the way from innovation to commercialisation. We adhere to the highest Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) industry practices for handling potent compounds.

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Engineering
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At AbbVie, we provide engineering leadership and expertise to create, maintain and optimise world-class global pharmaceutical operations.Our engineers are constantly striving to improve and streamline operations. Strategic engineering initiatives aimed at enhancing our future are critical to the organisation,to our clients and to the patients whom we serve.

We offer opportunities in new product design, modelling, material selection, quality, design for reliability and product testing in the following areas:

  • Research & Development – Aid in new product design and improving existing products to better meet patient and customer needs.
  • Manufacturing –Focus on improving and advancing efficient and effective manufacturing process.
  • Quality – Contribute to product development and testing to ensure product quality. 


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Manufacturing Science and Technology (MS&T)
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AbbVie MS&T provides scientific support for all aspects of our manufacturing. MS&T professionals partner with R&D to scale-up and transfer new products into commercial manufacturing sites, troubleshoot technical problems associated with product manufacturing or laboratory tests and identify and implement process enhancements to increase yields or throughput. Other responsibilities include reducing the cost of goods and enhancing the capabilities of the manufacturing process. MS&T supports chemical and fermentation drug substances, sterile and non-sterile drug products, analytical test methods and devices as enablers of drug delivery.

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