1+ months

Change Specialist II (Document Control)

Plano, TX

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

The Change/Documentation Specialist position ensures that manufacturing and design document changes are performed accurately, effectively and with superior efficiency and to ensure they are reviewed for impact across areas and sites and are coordinated for implementation.

Main Responsibilities

  • Reviews change packet information for accuracy and conformance to established guidelines, policies, and practices.
  • Records changes to documentation content by performing data entries that record structuring changes and revision changes relevant to that change type.
  • Incorporates changes to affected documents by performing data entries in the system and issuing the revised document to the viewing application for users.
  • Advises and responds to queries on effecting changes to documents by interfacing with document owners and originators of changes, providing prior and current revisions of documents, and running queries and reports.
  • Coordinates changes to Quality System procedures by reviewing changes for applicability for approval by the Change Control Board, scheduling CCB meetings if appropriate and functioning as liaison between originator and CCB.
  • Identifies improvements by analyzing the current business/system processes and recommending improvements within the scope of their influence.


    • Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.
    • Solves a variety of problems of limited to moderate scope and complexity requiring basic interpretation of defined procedures and practices.
    • Maintains confidentiality in handling sensitive information or documents.


      • HS Graduate or Equivalent
      • 2-4 years of experience in a Document/Engineering Change Control role in a regulated industry preferred
      • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
      • Ability to enter data and information into multiple business systems (PLM, ERP)
      • Intermediate knowledge of systems  (PLM, ERP) preferred
      • Must have strong interpersonal  skills
      • Able to contribute to a  department or cross-functional problem-solving team
      • Ability to work in a geographically diverse business environment.
      • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
      • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate with change originators and other Documentation Services staff in the organization.Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
      • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
      • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
        Job Family: Operations Quality
        Division: ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical
        Travel: No
        Medical Surveillance: No
        Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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