Abbott Senior Quality Technician in Westford, Massachusetts

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Function:

Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the quality system.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage discrepant material processes, including non conforming material report, manufacturing analysis, and internal customer signals.

  • Responsible for improving quality procedures and methods, implement quality techniques, test products, and compile and evaluate statistical data to monitor quality levels.

  • Train others on processes and procedures impacting component and/or product quality.

  • Complete paperwork timely and accurately.

  • Prepare charts and write summaries about how well product conforms to existing standards.

  • Participate on cross-functional teams.

  • Offer suggestions to others on how to modify existing process or procedures to improve quality.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.

This Position Is Accountable For The Following:

  • Support of the department through administrative and tactical execution of quality tasks.

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

  • Facilitation / resolution of quality-related concerns and continuous improvement in overall quality.

  • Determine methods and procedures on new assignments with minimal supervision.

  • May provide guidance and / or recommendations cross-functionally at all levels of the organization.

  • Works under the supervision of more experienced staff who review work for overall accuracy, completeness and sound judgment.

  • Recognizes risks versus the relative gains associated with actions.

  • Understands critical success factors relative to scope of work and makes recommendations impacting applicable factors.

  • Responsible to meet established objectives and goals.

  • Drives functional performance to ensure that cross-functional standards and expectations are met.

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

Minimum Education & Experience

  • Associates degree, completion of a 2-yr technical program or equivalent experience and demonstrated competence

  • Typically requires 2+ years of experience to develop the competence required to meet the skills and responsibilities of the position

  • Experience with and knowledge of quality assurance within a regulated, GMP environment

  • Ability to utilize various software applications to complete tasks

  • Ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Ability to troubleshoot and complete basic root cause analysis and investigations

  • Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications

  • Ability to work independently and in groups

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

JOB FAMILY:

Operations Quality

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > Massachusetts : 4 Robbins Road

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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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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