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Abbott is hiring a

R&D QA Specialist

Zwolle, Netherlands

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Abbott, you can make a positive impact on the world in a challenging job with added value. You are part of a highly successful and widely respected organization that shapes the future of healthcare. Realize your potential and join us as

R&D QA Specialist (Zwolle Tech Center)

This position will support the Zwolle Tech Center from quality assurance perspective, covering different areas within QA management, but mostly focused in CAPA, Compliance and Continuous Improvement.

AS PART OF THE QA TEAM in Zwolle tech center, YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ensure compliance to site level policies and procedures by promptly reporting non-compliance issues to the area manager.
  • Provide support to assure that all quality system documents are accurate and drives continuous improvement to address gaps or increase efficiencies.
  • Gather and review quality data to develop reports, confirm acceptance and evaluate trends (i.e management review, quality investigations, pest control, etc.).
  • Understand and elevate issues related to quality. Alerting management about quality and compliance risks, ensuring necessary actions are taken.
  • Cultivating an “Always Audit Ready” culture through stakeholder engagement.
  • Support the internal audit program by conducting site audits as an auditor and participate in AQR audits when needed.
  • Provide support on finding investigations and definition of resolution plans. Assure Abtraq system is updated.
  • Provide support on CAPA System by participating or leading the investigations and resolution plans.
  • Audit release documentation for internal batches and research materials.
  • Support the pre-production process by acting as quality representative to review/approve work order documentation, recipes, reworks, etc.
  • Assist in writing, executing, and analyzing various types of protocols (i.e. engineering studies, verification protocols, qualification, commissioning etc.).
  • Provide assistance to projects as assigned.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • EDUCATION:
    A bachelor’s degree in health, biomedical, food technology, life science, engineering, or business. A master’s degree is preferred.
  • EXPERIENCE:
    Five years of experience in Quality management and Research and Development (R&D) is desired.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS and skills:

  • REGULATORY STANDARDS AND PRACTICES:
    • Familiarity with applicable regulatory standards and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements for manufacturing conventional foods, infant formulas, medical foods, and foods for special medical purposes (FSMP).
  • PROBLEM SOLVING:
    • Good at problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • OTHER
    • Excellent at writing and developing reports.
    • Availability to work under pressure

OUR OFFER

A working environment in which you work together with colleagues from different backgrounds. We encourage personal and career growth, while you strive for success and have fun with your team. In addition, we offer, among other things:

  • A varied, challenging, and Global position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment.
  • Excellent employment conditions.
  • A personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and career prospects.
  • Participation in various networks within Abbott.
  • The ability to buy Abbott shares at a discount.

ABOUT THE DIVISION

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutritional products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active and support the unique nutritional needs of people with chronic illness. Millions of people around the world count on our products to help them live their healthiest lives.

ABOUT ABBOTT

Abbott is a global health player, committed to more than just helping people live longer and better lives. Abbott employs approximately 113,000 employees in 160 countries worldwide on a diverse portfolio of diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition, and pharmaceuticals.

HOW DO YOU APPLY?

Do you enjoy working in an international organization that contributes to healthcare and do you recognize yourself in this profile, then we would like to receive your response. You can apply with your CV and motivation via our website. For more information, please contact the Abbott recruiter at recruitment.netherlands@abbott.com .

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS AFTER THE APPLICATION?

The recruiter will contact you. If it appears that your profile fits the position, the job interviews will be scheduled. Part of our selection procedure is checking references and submitting a Certificate of Good Conduct. An assessment can be part of the application process. We are looking forward to your response!

The base pay for this position is

N/A

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

JOB FAMILY:

Operations Quality

DIVISION:

ANRD Nutrition Research & Development

LOCATION:

Netherlands > Zwolle : Building 1

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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