Document Editor II

at Abbott in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Document Editor II

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

This position works out of our Lake Forest, IL location in the Core Lab Division. Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories, and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

As the Document Editor II , you’ll be responsible for authoring and processing change requests for new documents and revisions to existing documents. The incumbent ensures that any changes made to existing documents are appropriate, justified, and as with new documents, are approved by the required functional areas according to established procedures. Additional responsibilities may include coordination of documentation with project teams, plus successful completion of assigned projects.

What You’ll Work On

+ Edits and processes documents such as OP, Forms, Training Material, etc.

+ Reviews documents for consistency with similar or related documents.

+ Works with others at multiple sites globally to coordinate change packages.

+ Must be able to rearrange priorities on short notice to react to (internal) customer needs and/or provide internal and external audit support globally.

+ Documentation for new processes or revisions to existing processes must be completed accurately and on time.

+ Quality of the product is directly linked to the accuracy of the associated documentation.

+ Not meeting the scheduling requirements may result in delays to new product introduction, quality enhancements, corrective and preventive actions, cost reductions, etc.

+ Ability to problem solve, manage projects, influence internal and external groups, and provide leadership to project teams for documentation requirements.

+ Strong organizational, communication, and human relations skills to deal with functional areas within the division.

Required Qualifications

+ BA/BS degree Science, English, Business or related field or 4 years experience in document management in a regulated area.

+ Requires a minimum of one to two years experience in a technical/quality or operational area.


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Job Posting: JC251966041

Posted On: Dec 04, 2023

Updated On: Dec 13, 2023

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