Abbott Quality Excellence Project Manager - Columbus, OH or Abbott Park, IL in Columbus, Ohio

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.

Main Purpose of Role:

This position supports Abbott Nutrition through execution of quality related projects under the Quality Excellence function.

Individual will manage all aspects of a large scale and complex project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget.

Projects will drive the AN business and advance QA's strategy.


  • Responsible for project management and execution within the Quality Excellence organization.

  • Responsible for ideation, planning and management of continuous improvement projects that improve quality, protect our consumer, brand and product, improve compliance and reduce risk globally.

  • Design, communicate, and implement an operational plan for completing a project; monitor progress and performance against the project plan; resolve operational problems, minimize delays.

  • Identify, develop, and gather necessary resources to complete the project.

  • Prepare designs and work specifications; develop schedules, budgets and forecasts; select materials, equipment, project staff, and contractors.

  • Estimate costs, resources, and time required to complete.

  • Monitor activities and assign tasks to ensure targets are met.

  • Liaise with other areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project.

  • Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team. Responsible for communication and project updates with global teams and various levels of management.

  • Responsible for Quality Excellence services. Responsible for planning and execution of Lean Six Sigma (RCA, VSM, etc.) and other QualEx services.


Project Management in Engineering, Operations, Quality or Research and Development


Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering or other Technical Discipline 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