Abbott Project Design Coordinator in Alameda, California

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 is an exciting time to join Abbott Diabetes Care in Alameda. Off the back of launching our FreeStyle Libre medical device, we have been growing quickly.


Provides organizational support to the Art and Packaging Department by working directly with a cross functional team to coordinate and execute activities related to the development of packaging and labeling items for the launch and maintenance of Abbott Diabetes Care products (FreeStyle Libre).

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for coordinating with an internal cross functional team consisting of R&D, Regulatory, Legal, Purchasing, Operations, and Quality to develop packaging and labeling items for new products or revisions to existing products.

  • Responsible for coordinating the efficient use of Artwork and Packaging resources to meet deadlines for new product releases

  • and product revisions.

  • Issues Engineering Changes and modifies Bill of Materials in Agile for packaging and labeling components.

  • Responsible for coordinating the translation of packaging and labeling items with language translation agencies.

  • Responsibilities may include estimating and managing budgets for artwork and packaging project deliverables.

  • Responsible for interpreting project schedules and escalating project timeline risks to management.

  • Accountable for preparing the necessary packaging and labeling items to meet project launch timelines.


Bachelors Degree, preferably in Communications or Marketing or minimum of five years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree.

1 . 2-4 years of work experience including coordinating and executing project activities. 2 . Understanding of AGILE (or

similar) documentation approval system. 3 . Familiar with Engineering Change Orders (ECs) and Bill of Materials (BOM). 4 . Ability

to read and interpret project schedules. 5 . Strong proofreading ability and attention to detail is required. 6 . Must demonstrate

strong problem solving techniques. 7 . Solid written and oral communication skills. 8 . Strong interpersonal skills, must be service

oriented 9 . Computer literacy with both PC and MAC platforms 10 . Software literacy levels desired: Microsoft Office Suite: Mid

level experience 11 . Ability to work on premises for core working hours of department. 12 . Knowledge in legal aspects of

packaging, trademarks, and promotions is helpful but not a required. 13 . Understanding of FDA regulatory issues related to

medical device products and/or diabetic disease states is helpful but not required. 14 . Background in print production is

preferred but not required. Good time management skills; ability to set priorities and remain flexible to changes.

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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