Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 135 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 160 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.
As the Industry Leader, Abbott Diabetes Care (ADC) designs, develops and manufactures glucose monitoring systems for use in both home and hospital settings. We have a Centre of Excellence in Witney for the development and manufacture of electrodes and biosensors used by patients and healthcare professionals for the day-to-day management of diabetes. The site, and its Statistics Team, has been instrumental in the research, development and manufacture of the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System as well as exciting developments in the Libre family including FreeStyle Libre 2, FreeStyle Libre 3 and the Libre Sense system. We are passionate about doing work that improves the quality of people’s lives.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Statistician to join our Technical Operations Statistics team to provide statistical expertise across the ADC product range collaborating with Technical, Manufacturing, Research & Development, Engineering, Quality and Regulatory colleagues.
We are keen to hear from candidates looking for an opportunity to make an impact at work and contribute to patient Health for the next generation of glucose monitoring technology.
In this role, you would be joining a vibrant, friendly and diverse group, where you can expect to work across a varied range of projects and statistical techniques. Our statistical teams collaborate to form a network of Statistics professionals, and offer members the opportunity to share best practices, leverage insights and skill-sharing, and build personal career expertise and professional development.
Key activities as a Principal Statistician include:
We will expect you to be able to successfully contribute to, or manage, a small number of projects, and work with colleagues from a range of backgrounds to explain statistical concepts to them. Additionally, you’ll need to be adaptable, have a keen eye for detail, excellent written and verbal communication abilities, strong collaboration and team-working skills. You will have a BSc (or higher) in Statistics or Mathematics. Previous experience working in a regulated or manufacturing environment, and SAS/R programming are advantageous.
Abbott offers a highly competitive salary and attractive benefits package which includes a defined-contribution pension scheme, a share ownership scheme, private healthcare, life assurance, liftshare scheme and a flexible benefits scheme which you can tailor to your own requirements. Here at Abbott, we like to help our employees live life to the fullest, and therefore we offer a range of optional initiatives for you to get involved in, including onsite allotments, couch to 5k campaigns, bee keeping, yoga and more!