Abbott Technical Implementation Specialist (Remote) in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.

Main Purpose:

Provide direct support to internal and external customers for the business's portfolio of products; act as liaison to management, associated functional groups and business partners; act as subject matter expert subject matter expert (SME) on the business's products and troubleshooting; has expertise in a specialized area and serves as a leader / SME in a specialized area (e.g. cell marker technology, hematology, product development, etc.).

Main Responsibility:

Independently respond to simple, intermediate, complex and specialized customer inquiries via multimedia channels. analyze complaints, diagnose probable causes. systematically eliminate alternatives. Provide troubleshooting solutions. educate as appropriate. follow-up as necessary.

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System. document complaints in accordance with Quality standards. recognize and communicate trends in product issues and their impact on customers.

  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) on the business's product. may train and / or mentor junior department members.

  • Provide training to internal and external customers as needed.

  • Lead and/ or participate on cross-functional groups to support organizational goals.

  • Participate in on-call activities as scheduled. support 24/7/365 contact center where off-hour, weekend and holiday coverage is required.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Follow all EHS rules and procedures applicable for your department.

  • Report any EHS incidents, unsafe acts and conditions promptly to supervision.

This position is accountable for the following:

  • Support of the department through administrative, tactical and strategic execution of

specific tasks as communicated by the department manager

  • Contribute to short-term, mid-range and long-term organizational goals

  • Facilitation / resolution of internal and external customer technical concerns.

Errors or failures to achieve results may add cost and may impact the goals of the organization.

Works under general direction; independently determines and develops approach to solutions; work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives; identifies and quantifies technical risks and their consequences relative to the success of part of a project; recommends appropriate action; decisions or recommendations would typically achieve departmental / project objectives; may provide guidance and / or recommendation cross-functionally at all levels of the organization; drives functional performance that ensure cross-functional standards and expectations are met.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with demonstrated competence Typically requires 5+ years of experience to develop the competence to meet the skills and responsibilities of the position.

Incumbent should possess the following:

  • Ability to evaluate complex processes and apply critical-thinking skills to complete assignments that are complex in nature where judgment and initiative are necessary to resolve problems

  • Ability to assimilate complicated technical information

  • Independent decision-making skills in critical, fast-paced settings

  • Ability to determine methods and procedures on new assignments to resolve customer concerns or issues in real-time

  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications

  • Ability and aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software.

  • Strong technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures

  • Ability or aptitude to work on problems that are complex in scope where analysis of situations or data involves multiple competing factors

  • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior

  • Ability to work independently and in groups; ability to work cross-functionally

  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills

  • Ability to prioritize

  • Ability to organize and manage small to medium size interdepartmental or divisional projects

  • Demonstrated competency with financial systems and in fiscal controls

  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding or skills and is willing to learn

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email