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Associate Scientist Product Development - Nutrition - Columbus, OH

  • Internship
  • Columbus (Franklin)
  • Teaching

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.



Associate Scientist Product Development

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 Product Development .  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


·  Help plan and execute experimental designs of low to medium complexity to optimize the nutrient, microbiological, organoleptic and physical quality of new and/or improved products while adhering to relevant internal and external constraints. 
·  Conduct and communicate observations and record run summaries of pilot experiments and trials.
·  Interpret test results and suggest conclusions and action plans.  Communicate through verbal updates and written reports.
·  Participate on and possibly present to cross-functional business teams including Marketing, Operations, Quality, Purchasing, Regulatory and Legal, as appropriate.
·  Understand and address issues related to manufacturing, processing, and technology systems of liquid and powder infant formula products at Abbott or third-party facilities.
·  Help provide technical input toward preparation of project plans, BOM costing, and capital requirements. 
·  Provide technical direction to cross-functional team and plants and manufacturing personnel. 
·  Set priority and direction of project specific-deliverables and communicate appropriately.
·  Conduct global formulation development assessments of compliance to country-specific regulations.
·  Author technical R&D documents such as quality documents and research reports.
·  Proficient in data manipulation, analysis and interpretation and use of tools such as MS-Excel to develop or troubleshoot formulation target requirements including nutrient levels, specifications, and label claims.



·  MS in Food Science or related scientific field with 0-3 years relevant experience, typically.
·  BS in Food Science or related scientific field with 2-7 years relevant experience, typically.
·  Practical product development experience or related experience in nutritional products manufacturing is a plus.

Preferred Skills:

·  formulation development
·  R&D (Research and Development)
·  designs
·  technical direction
·  project plans
·  legal
·  microbiological
·  product development
·  formulation
·  marketing
·  food science
·  MS-excel


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 health programs 
·  Paid time off   
·  401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match 
·  The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities 

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:   

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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Product Development



ANRD Nutrition Research & Development



United States > Columbus : RP04 Floor-3








Yes, 5 % of the Time






Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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