Global Manager Test Method Validation QA - Columbus, OH

in Abbott Park, IL

Global Manager Test Method Validation QA - Columbus, OH Job

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    Abbott Park, IL, US

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    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

The Global Test Method Validation Manager will function as the global subject matter expert (SME) providing Test Method and Instrument/Software Validation strategy, consultation, training and support for all of Abbott Nutrition.  Scope will cover microbiological, analytical and packaging test methods including those developed at Division and at Sites.
What You’ll Work On
•    Provide leadership and strategic direction for test method and instrument/software validation and partner in overall test method lifecycle management.  Serve as Quality System Owner for Test Method Validation.
•    Work closely with all regions’ Technical, Engineering, Quality, Research & Development and site functions in order to ensure changed or new instrument/test methods are implemented in compliance with AN, Corporate and GLP/GMP requirements, and in a timely manner to ensure AN business goals are met.
•    Provide guidance on defining the test method validation & verification strategy, including instrument and software considerations, risk management mitigations, verification and validation plans, protocols, and reports.
•    Develops structure and metrics required to monitor the progress, adherence, and compliance. Escalate issues when necessary.
•    Provide test method and instrument/software validation training and consultation services on validation policies and practices.  Support audits and associated CAPA remediation.
•    Provide guidance on resolving deviations associated with verification and validation activities.
Required Qualifications
Minimum 7 years of experience in a regulated environment such as Medical Device, Pharmaceutical or Food Manufacturing
Minimum 2 years of Quality Management experience
Minimum 2 years of Validation experience

Minimum 2 years of Lab experience

Bachelor's Degree

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $125,300.00 – $250,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • risk management
  • quality management
  • gmp
  • software validation strategy
  • research & development
  • software validation
  • food manufacturing

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Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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