Abbott Labelling Process Specialist _ Temporary in Rome, Italy

For Abbott's Established Pharma Division we are looking for a

Labelling Process Specialist

for a temporary contract.

Primary Job Function:

  • Assures on-time execution of Packaging and Label Change Requests (LCR) and matching exactly the requirements of the change requestor with regards to content, technical specifications and implementation date.

  • Assures that implementation of label changes has minimal impact on the supply chain and on other Affiliates who may share the packaging and label.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Label Change process between requestor, often the Affiliate, and the source (internal Plants or Third Party Manufacturers); balancing the requestor's requirements with regards to implementation date with impact on supply chain and the control of write-off costs.

  • Evaluate impact of LCR and shared pack requests on other Affiliates and inform impacted Affiliates.

  • Work with the requestor and the source (internal Plants or Third Party Manufacturers) in order to ensure integration of technical requirements into the label change request.

  • Monitor assigned LCRs in the Agile system. Follow-up with involved stakeholders in case of delays and to ensure a prompt resolution

  • Ensure monthly LCR Monitoring and KPIs review for assigned countries/Affiliates in order to ensure a constant alignment on priorities, prompt resolution of issues and identification of process improvements

  • Support the creation and maintenance of technical documentation and procedures for the processes in charge of the labelling department

  • Ensure quality and regulatory compliance of activities and of the LCR process in line with local procedure and applicable Abbott policies

Position Accountability/Scope:

  • The position impacts EPD's ability to meet short and long term growth objectives by launching new products on-time.

  • The position impacts EPD's ability to meeting regulatory and compliance requirements supporting introduction of changes to existing packaging and labels on-time.

Key stakeholders include Affiliates, Third Party External Designers, TPM Management, Abbott Manufacturing plants, Supplier and Customer Operations, Business Processes, RA, QA.

Minimum Education:

  • Any technical or scientific degree or equivalent.

Minimum Experience/Training Required:

  • Proven qualification/training on GMP/GxP of Pharmaceutical Products

  • Proven communication skills – in English - written and verbal.

  • Excellent knowledge of business systems and tools, such as Agile, Darius, SAP, ATOM

  • Proven knowledge and training on Proof Reading systems (such as TVT and Digital Page)

Desired skills/experiences include:

  • Proven communication skills – in a main EPD business language other than English is a strong advantage.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaborate with a diverse group of stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated accuracy, great attention to detail and understanding of consequences of quality and regulatory non-compliances

  • Issue identification and strong problem analysis and solution development skills.


  • Rome

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