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Technical Document Coordinator (1st Shift)

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Plainwell
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.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.Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.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.WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Fast paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • 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, Medical Benefits start day 1
  • Vacation - 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st year is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: WHAT YOU'LL DOResponsible for writing and editing technical documents including requirements documents, specifications, design history files, verification and validation protocols, etc.
    • Reviews Design Control documentation to assess compliance to processes and procedures and works with teams to address and correct deficiencies.
    • Technical Writing: Write and edit technical documents including requirements documents, specifications, verification and validation documents, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) documents, Design Planning documents, Design Review records. etc. in a manner which will achieve accuracy and avoid errors.
    • Convert relevant product data and information into a form that meets Quality and submission requirements.
    • Utilize electronic Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system to query, view, edit, and print technical documentation.
    • Utilize Product Data Management (PDM) system to assist with storing, accessing, and editing design data and engineering files (eg bill of materials, drawings, etc).
    • Assist engineers and designers in managing technical files throughout the CO process. Make day-to-day document control and change control decisions following established procedures and guidelines without prior review with immediate manager.
    • The output provided by the incumbent/candidate is subject to external audit (eg FDA, ISO). The lack of accuracy and timeliness will impact the Quality system at site and division levels.
    • Ability to use a number of engineering and design packages to create and edit files (eg SolidWorks, Altium, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office suite)
    • Perform Administrative duties and project management as requiredEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRINGRequired
      • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in a related area such as Operations, Technical Services, or Quality in a healthcare industry.
      • Writing, editing and managing engineering and technical documentation utilized in the development of new products and improvement of existing products.
      • Developing spreadsheets or databases for the capture, assembly, and graphical presentation of metrics is required.
      • Good written and oral communication skills.
      • Good working knowledge of personal computer software programs in Windows environment.Preferred
        • Bachelor's Degree in English, writing, technical communications or engineering or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
        • Knowledge of division products and Quality systems, system linkages and quality measures is desirable.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.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Kalamazoo , Technical Document Coordinator (1st Shift), IT / Software / Systems , Plainwell, Michigan

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