Abbott zoekt een

Validation Specialist

Olst, Netherlands


Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life.

For our site in Olst we are looking for a Validation Specialist

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Advising policy proposals on the implementation of new (external) developments in the field of validation, calibration and GMP.

  • Coaching/informing the team and other (external) colleagues in the context of validation (and its importance).

  • Provide support to the Calibration Engineer in reporting, assessing and explaining deviations in the calibration results for approval by QA and/or equipment owner.

  • Drafting and executing initial qualification and validation in medium to large projects, by drawing up Validation Project Plan, protocols and reports.

  • Acting as an independent SME during audits and within project teams to monitor validation or advise on this.

Knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with technical expertise

  • 3 to 4 years of relevant work experience


  • Drives results

  • Work within teams

  • Anticipation

  • Analytical and insights driven

  • Stakeholder management


  • Safety

    • You are aware of the target group for which you produce, whereby product quality and safety are of paramount importance;

    • You are responsible for a safe, hygienic and tidy working environment;

    • You speak up and take responsibility if you see a situation arising where the personal safety of people or product safety is at stake;

    • You use raw materials and auxiliary materials cost effectively, whereby safety, hygiene, sustainability and the environment are always leading.

  • Continuous improvement

    • You work on your own development and encourage others to further develop themselves;

    • You ask people to give you feedback on your work and behavior.

What can we offer?

Abbott provides a varied, challenging, and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities, and a good career perspective. We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests, and opportunities.

How to apply

Please apply by sending in your cv and motivation letter to this website, or directly to, Attn: Niels Dijkstra. Applications will be assessed on a regular basis.

The base pay for this position is


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


Operations Quality


EPD Established Pharma


Netherlands > Olst : OAA/OAB





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