Abbott Document Editor II in Lake Forest, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 73,000 people. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


Primary Job Function

This position is responsible for authoring and processing change requests for new documents and revisions to existing documents. The incumbent ensures that any changes made to existing documents are appropriate; justified; and as with new documents; are approved by the required functional areas according to established procedures. Additional responsibilities may include coordination of documentation with project teams; plus successful completion of assigned projects.

Core Job Responsibilities

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

Edits and processes documents such as OP; Forms; Training Material; etc. Reviews documents for consistency with similar or related documents. Works with others at multiple sites globally to coordinate change packages. Must be able to rearrange priorities on short notice to react to (internal) customer needs and/or provide internal and external audit support globally.

Position Accountability / Scope

Documentation for new processes or revisions to existing processes must be completed accurately and on time. Quality of the product is directly linked to the accuracy of the associated documentation. Not meeting the scheduling requirements may result in delays to new product introduction; quality enhancements; corrective and preventive actions; cost reductions; etc.

Must have the ability to problem solve; manage projects; influence internal and external groups; and provide leadership to project teams for documentation requirements. The incumbent should have strong organizational; communication; and human relations skills to deal with functional areas within the division.

Minimum Education

BA/BS degree Science; English; Business or related field or 4 years experience in document management in a regulated areas.

Minimum Experience / Training Required

Requires a minimum of one to two years experience in a technical/quality or operational area. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Visio is desirable.

JOB FAMILY: Quality Assurance-Specs/Documentation
DIVISION: ADD Diagnostics
LOCATION: United States >Lake Forest : CP01 Floor-3
WORK SHIFT: Standard
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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