Abbott Sr Project Leader Quality Assuance - Columbus, OH 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.

The MVS/Design Assurance Project Leader will provide quality support to MVS projects by assuring the necessary safety, efficacy, regulatory and quality compliance while balancing the need to build efficiency, maintain product design and improve cost margin.

The successful candidate will collaborate with SMEs from various functional areas (Operations, Regulatory, Commercial, Engineering and Quality) to deliver assigned projects in a timely manner.

MVS/Design Assurance Project Leader

Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:

The MVS/Design Assurance Project Leader will provide quality support to MVS projects by assuring the necessary safety, efficacy, regulatory and quality compliance while balancing the need to build efficiency, maintain product design and improve cost margin.

The successful candidate will collaborate with SMEs from various functional areas (Operations, Regulatory, Commercial, Engineering and Quality) to deliver assigned projects in a timely manner.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Review product and process quality document and assure compliance with Abbott Nutrition Policies and applicable regulations.

  • Provide quality expertise on MVS projects, ensuring no quality, food safety and consumer experience impact

  • Support development of new and efficient processes, which provide an improvement to cost margin

  • Works with functional peers and operations to develop and implement corrective actions

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situation or data requires review of defined factors

  • Exhibits technical competence in data analysis and product related calculations.

  • Collaborates across the technical portion of the organization

  • Identify/gain agreement on design criteria, negotiate compromises, balance quality with other criteria across all functional areas

  • Displays working knowledge of relationships between regulations, labeling, process and product.

  • Displays working knowledge of global country regulations and policies related to Abbott’s nutritional products and assures products meet regulations

  • Assures that the design and testing for all Abbott Nutritional products are fully compliant with applicable regulations.

Education:

B. S. in Science Related field (Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology or other technical science area); Masters degree a plus

Background:

  • Proficient technical writing skills; able to effectively and concisely communicate issues.

  • Ability to effectively organize and communicate technical information

  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritional products.

  • Knowledge of quality management systems and regulatory requirements.

  • The incumbent must have the ability to work and interact with many cultures in many time zones, and be capable of interpreting and analyzing technical data from different regions for decision making.

  • Ability to work independently and/or function with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and analytical thinking.

  • Minimum 1 years working experience in the food/nutritional industry and experience in the scale- up and commercialization of product innovations.

Accountability / Scope/Budget:

This position reports to the Sr, Project Manager, Quality/MVS. Ensures that all Abbott Nutrition products impacted by MVS related projects meet the highest standards for quality and food safety required by regulations. Also, responsible for determining trends in the supply chain and adapting or transforming quality processes to achieve breakthrough improvements.

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