Abbott Coordinator II, Document Control in Minneapolis, Minnesota

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Document Control II. This position is responsible for effective change request administration, properly applied configuration control concepts, providing technical support to project teams as required, maintenance of controlled documentation and records, maintenance of documentation databases and enforcing adherence to written documentation policies and procedures.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Assure Effective Change Order Administration:

  • Ensure that all change requests comply with procedure requirements.

  • Coordinate and control the processing of all documentation change requests, procedures, and appropriate documentation.

  • Coordinate implementation of change requests with all affected areas/facilities.

  • Prioritize and schedule completion of approved change orders.

  • Work with remote facilities as necessary to assist in changes that affect multiple locations.

  • Maintain appropriate logs and records.

  • Provide assistance to change requestors in updating documents, creating or updating Bills of Materials and submitting change requests etc.

  • Maintain accurate configuration control:

  • Control part numbers and revision level assignments.

  • Maintain product configurations by ensuring accuracy of Bills of Materials.

  • Control Device Master Records.

  • Maintain item master accuracy by updating additions, deletions, and other changes as required.

  • Assure effective documentation control administration:

  • Monitor and prioritize routine documentation activities and requests to ensure customer expectations are met.

  • Distribute notifications and updated documents to applicable areas, as required.

  • Proofread documents for accuracy and adherence to policies, as necessary.

  • Provide technical support to Engineering projects:

  • Support Engineering projects to ensure accurate product configuration and documentation of new products.

  • Support project teams to ensure change requests are implemented to meet deadlines.

  • Support Custom Device Requests to ensure accurate documentation, as necessary.

  • Miscellaneous:

  • Create change orders for personnel as requested.

  • Provide support to archiving activities.

  • Support Customer requests such as; retrieval of old history including down rev. documents and device history, provide copies of procedures and/or procedure books as necessary, update distribution lists etc.

  • Evaluate activities and identify areas of improvement and carry out improvement activities.

  • 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.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

  • High School degree or equivalent.

  • Solid computer skills and report writing skills.

  • 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.


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ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical


United States > Minnesota : 177 East County Rd B





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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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