Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That's why we're focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We're revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Our Artwork and Labeling Development function at Abbott Diabetes Care in Alameda CA is currently hiring for a Coordinator Project Design. In this dynamic role, you will have the opportunity to provide organizational and project support to the Dept. by working directly with a cross-functional team, external translation suppliers, as well as internal Design Production Artists to coordinate and execute activities related to the development of packaging and labeling items for the launch and maintenance of Abbott Diabetes Care products (Freestyle Libre).
You'll assist to integrate activities associated with upgrades/changes to existing products and New Product Introduction (NPI) programs. In addition, you may be responsible for project documentation, schedules, time-lines and change orders, and meeting minutes.
You'll leverage your communication and interpersonal skills as you effectively represent our department in cross-functional teams and actively participate to coordinate on-time delivery of accurate Artwork and labeling items.
Project coordination with internal cross-functional teams consisting of R&D, Regulatory, Legal, Purchasing, Operations, and Quality to develop packaging and labeling items for new products or revisions to existing products.
Accountable for preparing the required Packaging and Labeling items to meet project launch timelines.
Responsible for organizing and coordinating the efficient use of Artwork and Packaging resources to meet deadlines for new product introductions (NPIs), product releases and product revisions.
Tracking and coordinating the translation of product packaging and labeling items with language translation agencies, including managing relationships and performance with these partners.
Responsibilities may include estimating and managing budgets for artwork and packaging project deliverables
Interpreting project schedules and escalating project timeline risks to management as needed, following through on project deadlines and/or adjustments.
Performing Labeling Coordination tasks using electronic workflow system, applying attention to information details and ensuring data accuracy.
Ensures Standard Operating Procedures are followed, may identify and suggest process improvements.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelors Degree (preferably in Communications, Marketing, Business Administration, Academic), or a minimum of five years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree.
Requires 2-4 years of work experience including coordinating, organizing and executing project activities.
Working understanding of AGILE (or similar) documentation approval system.
Familiar with Engineering Change Orders (ECs) and Bill of Materials (BOM).
Computer literacy with PC. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, etc.) and Adobe Acrobat
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
Preferred Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to read and interpret project schedules.
Demonstrates accountability, strong attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy-Strong proofreading ability and attention to detail is required.
Must demonstrate strong problem solving techniques.
Exhibits excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills when interacting with both internal and external customers
Strong interpersonal skills, must be service oriented.
Displays solid organizational skills, with the flexibility to quickly realign priorities to meet changing business needs.
Ability to work on premises for core working hours of department.
Knowledge in legal aspects of packaging, trademarks, and promotions is helpful but not a required.
Background in print production is preferred but not required.
Excels in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment and is able to focus and follow guidelines with minimal supervision; ability to multi-task and meet timeliness and accuracy standards by anticipating resources necessary to complete the work
Prior experience in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, or medical device industry.
Experience in a GMP environment and familiarity with FDA and regulatory guidance documents related to Medical Device labeling is preferred.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.