28 days old

Professional Quality

Des Plaines, IL

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.

Abbott Molecular has a new opening for Quality Professional located in Des Plaines, IL. This role will be responsible for maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system in Supplier Quality function. This role will work closely with key stakeholders within both Supply Chain and Procurement organizations to execute and maintain the Abbott Molecular quality sub-system for supplier and distributor controls.  Core responsibilities of this role include maintaining supplier control and evaluation records including approved supplier/distributor lists, process supplier change notification, perform supplier communication and resolution of on-market product quality events. Position will support and participate in initiatives to implement robust processes and drive process improvements in Purchasing Controls Quality sub-system.

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

1. General - Contributes to defining and timely achievement of overall project goals.

Provides compliant solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Interacts constructively with employees; managers and cross-functional peers. May lead

a project with a limited scope; but usually a contributor on broader projects. Provides

guidance to other Professionals and Technicians. Scope typically limited to one specific

QA function.

2. Quality System Compliance -Maintains awareness of standards that regulate our

industry. Ensures compliance to site level policies and procedures by promptly reporting

non-compliance issues to management within Division and Corporation as appropriate.

Maintains vigilance to ensure adherence to Quality Policy and Quality system

procedures by promptly reporting noncompliance issues to management.

3. Risk Managment - Applies basic Risk Management principles to work. Participates in

the development or modification of Risk anagement files.

4. Complaint Evaluation - Investigates complex complaints with management oversight.

Provides compliant solutions to a variety of complex problems. Ensures compliant

documentation related to area of responsibility.

5. Design Control / Documentation & Change Control - Identifies areas for process

improvement. Provides supporting information for change including reasons and


6. Quality Engineering - Coordinates quality decisions between different quality and

engineering groups. Participates in the development or modification of validation

packages; design plans; and risk management deliverables (e.g. FMEAs). Team

member helping and interfacing with suppliers to deliver product meeting our quality


7. Valadiation - Participates in the development or modification of validation records.
Job Family: Operations Quality
Division: AMD Molecular
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
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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