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Scientist Technical Support.

Abbott Laboratories

This is a Contract position in Houston, TX posted October 8, 2021.

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.

ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS: The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Conway Park, IL currently has an opportunity for a Scientist Technical Support .

WHAT YOU’LL DO The Scientist Technical Support proactively contribute to design control or process/product improvement activities and investigations.

Perform or support test/process method modifications, recognize adverse trends/emerging issues, and propose/implement solutions.

This position in Global Incoming Materials Technical Support will work with external suppliers and requires technical support with project management and problem-solving skills to work with cross functional team members in quality, purchasing, planning, manufacturing and regulatory to quickly adapt to changes that are occurring with our incoming materials.

These materials include a large variety of chemicals and biologics supporting the diagnostic business.

Looking for scientists who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, adapt quickly to changing priorities and are motivated to deliver results.

Project Management
– Manage product and process improvements independently using established principles and procedures.

Product and Process Improvement
– Monitor performance of multiple manufacturing processes and products differing in nature but with recurring themes to recognize adverse trends and instigate improvement programs as required.

Proactively contribute to design control, process and product improvement activities, and investigations.

May perform or support test and process method modifications.

Recognize adverse trends and emerging issues.

Design Control and Risk Management
– By standard practice (Operating Procedures) independently develops, and maintains risk management files and organizes data for risk management evaluation and decisions.

Complaint and Internal Investigations
– Manage investigations, identify root cause and drive to resolution with minimal supervision.

Provides audit inputs and support as required.

Technical Support
– Develop and design experiments, analyze data and recommend next steps.

Sharing Knowledge
– Presents technical information to management and may present externally to customers and Third Party Manufacturers (TPM).

Shares knowledge and expertise with others in work group.

Mentors or teaches others to facilitate timely resolution of product and process technical issues.

Strategic and Results Orientation
– Demonstrates fiscal responsibility through support of product availability and improvements.Propose and implement solutions to internal and external issues.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING Required – CANNOT MODIFY Higher Certificate, Ordinary or Honors Bachelor degree in scientific and technical field is desired or relevant combination of education and experience.

2 years’ related work experience.

(Advanced degree(s) may offset required years of experience).

Preferred – Experience in an FDA regulated environment Expertise with chemical and biological materials and their manufacture and testing.

Experience with chemical and biological material supply chain support Strong communication skills and ability to interact in cross functional teams.

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 Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: 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.

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