Abbott Quality Technician II in St. Paul, Minnesota

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.

This position is responsible for assisting engineers in developing and maintaining quality engineering methodologies and providing quality technical support within new product development, manufacturing, or system/services support.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Supplier Quality Engineering group in an administrative capacity.

  • Initiate related documentation changes.

  • Perform Process Control & Monitoring of critical-to-quality parameters and specifications.

  • Collect data, summarize, and document test results.

  • Assist with or perform Gage R&R studies.

  • Assist with the selection, installation and programming of precision measuring equipment.

  • Create and maintain control plans for products and processes.

  • Assist in writing, executing and documenting equipment, product, process, and test method verifications, qualifications, and validations.

  • 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.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High School degree required; 2-year technical degree preferred.

  • 2-4 years’ experience.

  • Excellent organizational skills to create, maintain and track Supplier Corrective Action Requests (SCARs), and Supplier Change Requests (SCRs).

  • Lead meetings with Supplier Quality Engineers to track status of SCARs and SCRs.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with other functions both inside and outside the organization

  • Review supplier responses to Abbott requests

  • Must be a self-starter requiring minimal supervision

  • Previous Quality experience required (Supplier Quality experience preferred)

  • Knowledge of Quality Systems, FDA regulations, ISO 13485 and applicable worldwide regulatory requirements.

  • Prior medical device experience preferred.

  • ASQ CQT certification or equivalent preferred.

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 corpjat@abbott.com