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Abbott Human Resources Director, Ops & Quality in Alameda, California

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

  • Develops, leads and manages the delivery of HR services for client areas. Provides strategic business human resources support for Global Product Operations and Quality, encompassing 4 manufacturing sites and 2 distribution sites globally. Also responsible for Division HR Communications and Business Optimization functions including Metrics, Analytics and Business integrations activities related to mergers and acquisitions.

Main responsibilities:

  • In addition to the day-to-day managerial function, the role will incorporate strategic and policy development aspects that will have medium term consequences on the operation of the function and impact elements of organization performance.

  • Direct a range of human resources management functions through section heads.

  • Key member in the formulation of human resources strategies, policies, and procedures.

  • Responsible for the implementation of company-wide human resources policies and procedures.

  • Ensure all activities and programs related to human resources are implemented in accordance with the organization's human resource strategy.

These may include: recruitment, training, compensation/remuneration, benefits, performance evaluation, organizational development, relocation, equal employment/affirmative action, health, safety and wellness, human resources administration, human resource information systems, payroll, employee communications, employment/industrial/labor relations.

  • Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of managers to ensure the organization's human resource strategy is implemented effectively, consistently, and according to established guidelines and budgets.

  • Contribute to strategic planning and decision-making at the top executive level so the organization's human resource strategy is aligned with other business strategies.

  • Represent the organization in interactions with external parties in order to protect the organisation's interests and reputation.


Minimum 7 years experience in human resources. Bachelor's and Master's degree(s) preferred. Experience supporting Global Operations preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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