Offers “Abbott”

days ago Abbott

Associate 1 Product Development Technician

  • Internship
  • Sylmar, USA

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

Our location in Sylmar, CA, currently has an opportunity for a   Associate 1 Product Development Technician .   This position provides laboratory specific administrative support to the Research and Development Laboratory.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

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Responsible for coordinating and tracking all incoming lab requests. Including, sample receipt, sample tracking, sample disposition and sending final reports to requestor.

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Responsible for coordinating a variety of lab duties:

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Ordering, inventorying, tracking, and disposition of lab chemicals and supplies.

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PO’s and tracking of services such as external lab service, contracts, equipment maintenance contracts, etc.

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Responsible for certain aspects of on-boarding for new employees. Works with manager to ensure that the proper equipment is available to new employee on start date.

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Responsible for written correspondence at the direction of department management.

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Responsible for compiling data to support laboratory results metrics / trending.

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Responsible for logistical support of both internal and external quality audits.

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May assist in the creation and tracking of change requests in the document management system.

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May assist in additional lab related activities at the discretion of management. Activities may include: Calibration checks, review of logs, review of temperature monitoring equipment, and staging (labeling/bar coding) for sample preparation/analysis activities.

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Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

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Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

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High school diploma or GED required

Minimum 3 years:

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Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

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Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

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Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

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Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

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Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

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Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

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Ability to travel to other local locations

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Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

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Occasional overtime is a requirement of this position

Preferred

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Associates Degree (± 13 years)

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3-5 years experience in administration is desired.

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Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

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Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

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Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

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Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

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Paid time off

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401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

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The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com

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 www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

     

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

     

DIVISION:

CRM Cardiac Rhythm Management

        

LOCATION:

United States > Sylmar : 15900 Valley View Court

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

     
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

     
EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

     
EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf