Abbott Labeling 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.
We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Specialist I, Labeling to create and modify labeling for product labels, cartons and other related materials ensuring that they meet all medical, legal, and regulatory requirements for medical devices following the established design format, labeling style guidelines and branding guidelines.
Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.
Impact this role will have on Abbott:
Supports a cross-functional team collecting labeling content and translating it into functional label layouts utilizing labeling software
Mostly works on commercialized product labels
Works with other functions to identify and resolve labeling inconsistencies with labeling material and requirements and to meet project objectives
Creates and manages labeling change requests within the document management system
Designs product labeling considering such factors as product identification, worldwide requirements, sales appeal, aesthetic quality, printing and production techniques
Schedule/deadline provided for assigned work/tasks
Maintains knowledge of new developments in packaging and labeling technologies
Manages multiple concurrent deadlines
Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned
Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Regulatory or technical field (minimum) and 1 – 4 years working in a labeling capacity
Required experience developing artwork and graphics for FDA regulated medical products and creation and management of change requests in an electronic environment
Experience utilizing computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as, CAD, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop and other related software
Ability to schedule and organize multiple projects
Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers and team members
Thorough knowledge of FDA, GMP, and ISO guidelines
Requires ability to be innovative, resourceful, and work with minimal direction
Requires excellent organization, problem solving, and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
Ability to travel approximately 5%
Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Your preferred qualifications and education:
Experience in a regulated environment is preferred
Experience utilizing Illustrator and labeling software (e.g., Easy Label, Nice Label or equivalent) is preferred
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred
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