Abbott Documentation Specialist I in Plymouth, Minnesota

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 Documentation Specialist I is responsible for implementation of Change Orders in the designated PLM and ERP system, with a focus on document and part changes. This includes communication with Change Managers on issues identified and provide feedback on how to correct them. The Change Specialist I implement Pre-Release and Post-Release tasks and enters information into the PLM and ERP system in relationship to the releases of the Change Orders for use within the organization.

Job Duties:

  • Perform and take on the responsibility of the Change Specialist role.

  • Main focus is implementation of Change Orders within the PLM and ERP systems (after adequate training).

  • Prioritize workload and obtains priorities from Group Lead and completes changes submitted from across the organization.

  • Implement Change Orders for completion and accuracy and provides feedback to Change Managers if issues were identified.

  • Interacts with Change Managers to explain basic PLM and ERP system functionality and workflow.

  • Manages ERP Product Configuration

  • Change Master

  • Material Master/Material Extension

  • BOM

  • Routers

  • Inspection Plan

General Qualifications

  • HS Graduate or Equivalent.

  • 0 – 2 years of experience in a Document/Engineering Change Control role, preferably in a regulated industry.

  • Requires basic Microsoft Office skills.

  • Able to enter data in PLM and ERP system provided per Change Orders.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

  • Able to contribute to a department problem-solving team.

  • Ability to work in a geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate with Change Managers and other Documentation Services staff in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes, and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

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