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Technical Operations 12 month Undergraduate Placement

Sligo, Ireland Req ID 2121509 Category Administrative Services Division AbbVie

Ready to make a Worldwide impact? We OFFER that.

Want to have a thriving career? We OFFER that.

Ready to drive innovation? We OFFER that too.



Welcome to AbbVie!


At AbbVie, we offer you the resources and a global reach to empower your innovative mindset.   From day one, we’ve known it takes teamwork and collaboration to develop the scientific breakthroughs, innovative pipelines, and therapies that change millions of patients’ lives around the world. In short, we know it takes “you” to make those ground-breaking advancements happen. We take pride in serving and supporting our communities and protecting the environment, making a lasting impact that's felt within healthcare and beyond.


AbbVie have been the recipient of Best Internship Programme awards from Gradireland over the last six years; three gold awards (including 2021 and 2020), two silver awards, and one bronze award. We offer a dynamic programme which will ensure interns’ personal and professional development through a rigorous, well-defined assignments, performance management process and opportunities to get to know the business and it’s leaders. 


Over the course of your placement, you will be given extensive opportunities to develop both professionally and personally and to engage in cultural and social corporate responsibility initiatives. You will receive extensive on the job training and participate in professional training courses that give all the tools needed for success. Assignments are structured in such a way as to give you the opportunity to make a measurable impact.


We are currently recruiting within our Technical Operations team at our AbbVie, Ballytivnan site in Sligo.

We have a 12-month Bio-Tech placement available, to begin between June and September 2022..



So, let us tell you a bit more about this role..


You will be reporting to the Technical Operations Manager, supporting the team with Technical Operations activities on our new start up Biologics facility.


Main responsibilities and activities:


  • Support Biologic Process Transfer 
  • New Product Introduction technical support 
  • Support Process Design and Optimisation 
  • Support Product Formulation  
  • Support Cleaning Validation  
  • Development of Process Specification 
  • Filter evaluation and validation studies 
  • Other Project Duties as required 



  • Currently studying or graduated with relevant degree, eg. Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutical Engineering, Biopharmaceutical Chemistry or related degree.



So, does this all sound like the right role for you? Then come join Abbvie!


AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop innovative solutions for patients and being part of an inclusive work environment.

Travel: No
Job Type: Internship
Schedule: Full-time

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