1+ months

Senior Quality Compliance Specialist

United States

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.

Job Duties:

  • Plan, perform, support and document QMS and EMS compliance audits.  These audits must be tracked to standards and regulations.
  • Manage the tracking of the corrective actions.
  • Support checklist maintenance and updates.
  • Contribute and support internal and external team Sharepoint sites.
  • Maintain compliance files.
  • Be a certified lead auditor.
  • Follow up on internal and external audit observations and actions.
  • Support and maintain recall log and files.
  • Develop tools to streamline audit consistency.
  • Update compliance team documents, as requested.
  • Support quality initiatives, goals, and metrics.
  • Assist and support customer and external audits, as requested.
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.  Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Perform specialty audits, as requested by management.
  • Mentor compliance and quality team members:
    • Divisional compliance team practices and expectations
    • Audit conduct
    • Checklist system
    • Department tools
    • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.


      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
      • 5+ years of experience in the systems quality discipline with extensive backend, integration project testing
      • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
      • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
      • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
      • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
      • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels 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 travel up to 50%, including internationally.

        Job Family: Operations Quality
        Division: CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure
        Additional Location: United States - California - Sylmar
        Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
        Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
        Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2018-06-25 Expires: 2019-01-11

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