Abbott

Abbott Santa Clara, CA, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
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: Main tasks and objectives, summary: Responsible for organizing Abbott's Amplatzer PFO Occluders business, part of the Structural Intervention product portfolio, in Abbott Structural Heart organization. Recognized as undisputed Platform Lead for PFO Product Portfolio Manage ongoing commercial activities of Amplatzer PFO product portfolio globally to ensure commercial success and growth with our physician and patient customers. This includes creation of promotional campaigns, messages and programs, product knowledge support, and forecasting Lead the execution of product management through all phases of the product life cycle to optimize effectives and efficiency of the product portfolio. Supports and enables collaboration and education between implanting centers, their cardiologists), referring physicians (eg neurologists) and patients who may benefit from PFO closure, who are mostly unfamiliar with the therapy and/or unaware about the implanted device, the procedure and its advantages. This to stimulate patient referral.The product marketing manager is the expert for creating awareness for the PFO closure as stroke risk reduction therapy for patients with a prior cryptogenic stroke and a patent foreman ovale (PFO)Profiles Abbott as the leading company and its products to referral, non-implanting, physicians and patients. Understands and explains patient selection, the guidelines, clinical evidence and the patient benefits, while fully appreciating the health economics aspects.Drives and co-executes the design and delivery of the training and marketing tools required by the Sales and Marketing management team to facilitate the execution of effective market development activities. Builds and maintains successful partnerships with regional marketing teams to ensure executional success and appropriate regionalization of global commercial strategy Includes participation in multi-functional teams focusing on upstream and downstream actions with an emphasis on growing and sustaining the business though marketing campaigns, new product development, clinical evidence development, commercialization and business expansion. Builds productive internal/external working relationships.Utilizes market knowledge, KOL networks, market data as key resource Main responsibilities Owning the product's strategy, developing and maintaining the product roadmap, and conveying the roadmap to the development team to ensure they build the product according to plan Study company products and benchmark competitive products/companies and develop competitive strategies and blunting strategies. Follow and analyze market trends to position products and translate technical details into benefits for the user Develops clinical, product and/or economic-based marketing collateral and/or training and education materials for dissemination. Teaches on market development tool utilization and monitors field team application according to profile and specialization.Develop product marketing strategies (pricing, advertising, product launching)Craft compelling messages across marketing channels (landing pages, ad campaigns)Work with various teams (design, content, acquisition, product, sales) to implement strategiesTest marketing product features, releases and ad copy Collaborates with the Sales Management team to conduct market research in key markets. Evaluate projects using relevant KPIs and feedback from existing and prospective customers Leads organizatio n and delivery of key symposia by supporting discussions with customers to define agenda topics, select appropriate speakers / chairs, create required materials for events (e.g. invitations, attendee certificates, feedback forms) and provides tailored slides for speakers. Develops Key Opinion Leaders and a Key Opinion Leader Program for physicians, buying decision makers and key influencers which may include administrators/buyers and health care economists. Conducts scientific literature reviews in support of market development and market messaging Identifies high potential international / national community meetings to target and collaborates with sales management team to put forward cases for investment (program contributions / symposiums / workshops Minimum Qualifications Bachelors Degree required; MBA preferred along with 6 years marketing experience with a minimum of four years in a commercial role including, product marketing. ​Self starter that is assertive, possesses a high degree of self confidence and intellectual curiosity, and demonstrates good executive presence. Proven ability to identify/define business questions and issues and develop strategic, analytical and financial frameworks to conduct analysis. Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management. Proven ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently under aggressive timelines in a dynamic environment. Comfortable working across functional areas (ex. R&D, Regulatory, Operations, etc.) and at varying levels of the organization. Previous experience with product development (preferably in a technology driven business), marketing strategy, market research, business development and international business. JOB FAMILY: Product Management DIVISION: SH Structural Heart LOCATION: United States > Santa Clara : Building B - SC Floor-1 ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: Yes, 50 % 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)Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.EEO is the Law link - English: is the Law link - Espanol:
Abbott Illinois, USA
May 21, 2019
Full time
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: Summary As an individual contributor, the role of an Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs in Abbott's corporate Global Strategic Regulatory department is to combine knowledge of scientific, regulatory and business issues to identify regulatory changes that may impact Abbott's businesses and to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to develop strategies for advocacy and implementation. The individual has department level influence and is generally recognized as an expert resource both within Abbott and externally. The individual will comment on changing regulations and guidance, interface with outside regulatory agencies and trade associations, manage moderately complex regulatory projects impacting more than one Abbott business, and provide strategic guidance to senior management and functional organizational leadership. Technical Skills The successful candidate will possess strong knowledge of FDA regulations and guidance documents pertaining to the regulation of medical devices and in vitro diagnostics and will be responsible for leveraging that expertise to support Abbott's regulatory objectives in Abbott's key markets globally. Core job responsibilities include: Monitor emerging issues and identify solutions. Develop global regulatory strategies and modify based upon regulatory changes. Participate in trade association activities, including evaluating association positions for potential impact to Abbott's businesses or products. Anticipate regulatory obstacles and emerging issues throughout the product lifecycle and develop solutions with cross-functional and cross-divisional teams. Lead company-wide regulatory initiatives and manage projects involving multiple businesses and functional stakeholders. Identify opportunities to influence policy and engage in external influencing efforts. Work with people from various disciplines and cultures. Utilize technical regulatory skills to propose strategies on complex issues. Review and approve advertising and promotional items developed by Global Marketing to ensure regulatory compliance. Identify need for new regulatory policies, processes and SOPs and approve them. Critical Success Factors Influence/Leadership · Develops, communicates, and builds consensus for operating goals that are in alignment with Abbott's strategic objectives. · Interfaces with a variety of management levels including senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units. · Builds strong relationships with business partners and stakeholders and leverages relationships to tactfully influence and gain their support to drive desired outcomes. · Represents Abbott externally to trade associations and government bodies when engaging in regulatory and policy influencing efforts. · Leads project teams or initiatives involving multiple functions and Abbott businesses. · Exercises judgment independently. Anticipation/ Planning · Holistic, big picture thinker, who anticipates changes in law, regulation, policy, enforcement, and/or business objectives and adapts approach as necessary to manage risks effectively and ensure regulatory compliance. · Creates immediate to long-range plans to carry out objectives established by senior management. · Forecasts future departmental needs including human and material resources and capital expenditures. Decision Making/Impact · Assignments are expressed in the form of objectives · Makes decisions regarding work processes or operational plans and schedules in order to achieve the program objectives established by senior management. · Consequences of erroneous decisions or recommendations would normally include critical delays and modifications to projects or operations with substantial expenditure of time, human resources, and funds, and may jeopardize future business activity. Collaboration · Firm understanding of available regulatory and business resources and ability to integrate information from a number of sources to achieve business results, including breaking down boundaries to create alignment as necessary, in a complex, global, matrixed environment. Training/Experience Required Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in science (biology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, medical technology, pharmacy, pharmacology), math, engineering, or medical fields is preferred. M.S. in a technical area or M.B.A. is beneficial but not required. Certification is a plus (e.g., RAC from the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.) 5-7 years experience in a regulated industry (e.g., medical products, nutritionals). 5-7 years of experience in regulatory function prefered but may consider experience in quality assurance, research and development/support, scientific affairs, government affairs, operations, or related area. Note: Higher education may compensate for years of experience. Regulatory knowledge of: Principles and requirements of advertising and promotion; FDA regulations, guidance and policies (experience with international regulatory frameworks is a plus);Regulatory agency structure, processes and key personnel; and Ethical guidelines of the regulatory profession, clinical research and regulatory process Must have ability to handle multiple projects in fast-paced environment and exercise sound judgment. Must be able to independently handle moderately complex matters with minimal supervision and understand which issues to elevate to senior management and appropriate timing for doing so. In addition to top-notch regulatory expertise, must have excellent interpersonal, strategic thinking, communication and organizational skills. JOB FAMILY: Regulatory Operations DIVISION: AQR Abbott Quality and Regulatory LOCATION: United States > Abbott Park : AP52 Floor-1 ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: Yes, 20 % of the Time MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: No 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: is the Law link - Espanol:
Abbott Illinois, USA
May 19, 2019
Full time
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: Co re Job Responsibilities Responsible for the review and analysis of assigned projects that may include: Financial details of interactions with health care professionals and health care organizations Financial statements analysis Preparation, review and analysis of requests for capital expenditures Pricing analysis Profit plan preparation Long-range planning analysis Review and analysis of profitability Applies educational and advanced knowledge of accounting and financial principles and requirements to support business needs. Recognized for education and experienced based expertise in a selected financial field. Supervisory/Management Responsibility Individual contributor. May have supervisory/management responsibilities. Reports to Financial Analysis Manager G18/19 or Plant Controller G20. Leads projects; directs the work of less experienced staff; participates in the evaluation of staff and in the identification of development needs. Position Accountability/Scope Operates independently under general management direction; work is only reviewed to determine if desired results and objectives have been achieved. Works within the framework of established policies, procedures and guidelines. Plans and leads projects within a financial specialty; analyzes results, prepares and presents recommendations to management Projects can be varied and complex; may refer to established precedents to develop solutions; use of innovative thinking is required. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations typically result in serious program delays and expenditure of resources. Frequent inter-and intra-divisional collaborations; represents area as a prime contact on projects. No department budget responsibility. Minimum Education Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance required. Degree in Bus Admin may be considered. Experience/Training Required 4-7 years related experience beyond the degree; or Masters degree plus related experience. Strong PC/systems skills and Excel essential. Experience with analytics tools such as QlikSense or Tableau a plus. Prefer some familiarity with standards of Office of Ethics and Compliance for interactions with health care professionals and health care organizations, and/or transparency reporting. JOB FAMILY: Operations & Business Support DIVISION: GENC General Counsel LOCATION: United States > Abbott Park : AP06A Floor-2 ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: Yes, 5 % of the Time MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: No 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: is the Law link - Espanol:
Abbott Illinois, USA
May 18, 2019
Full time
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: The Data Scientist - Visualization is responsible for designing, validating, and socializing analytical solutions to business problems across Abbott. The Data Scientist - Visualization will apply statistics, and machine learning techniques to develop insights for the business stake holders and leverage data visualization skills to develop dashboards and reports for various analytical solutions. The Data Scientist - Visualization will work closely with corporate IT, finance, and business stakeholders to develop analytical tools and foster the practice of data science. A candidate for this position should not only be skillful in quantitative methodologies, programming and dashboard development, but also have keen business acumen. The ability to work in a diverse team and the willingness to learn are key to this role. CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Perform quantitative analysis and data modeling to glean insights and highlight opportunities Develop analytical solutions by using and applying appropriate methodology - including, but not limited to, regression, forecasting, clustering, decision trees, simulation, scenario analysis, optimization, machine learning, and neural networks Build dashboards and reports for home grown analytical solutions or business stakeholders to enable smart decisions Develops and gains alignment on best visualization content that is in line with industry best practices and ease of user adoption to convey the story inside the data Understands, creates and optimizes data tables and databases using tools like SQL scripts Work with stakeholders to define business questions, requirements, timelines, objectives, and success criteria Extracts data from various databases; performs exploratory data analysis, cleanses, massages, and aggregates data to answer key business questions and create value for clients Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities Communicate analysis and findings clearly to a non-technical audience MINIMUM EDUCATION Bachelor's/Master's degree in data science related field (e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or Engineering). MINIMUM EXPERIENCE/SKILLS 2+ years' work/academic related experience Intermediate programming experience (e.g. Python, R) Working experience scripting in SQL (or other database applications) Experience building dashboards and reports in any of the following fields:Microsoft Power BITableauQlikview or other relevant software JOB FAMILY: IT Operations DIVISION: GIS Global Information Services LOCATION: United States > Abbott Park : AP06C Floor-1 ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: Yes, 5 % 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: is the Law link - Espanol:
Abbott Sturgis, MI 49091, USA
May 16, 2019
Full time
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: Job Description The primary functions of this position is the performance of analytical testing on raw ingredients, in-process and finished product and plant utilities. This also includes testing for release of product to manufacturing for further processing, filling and finishing. Work hours are 2nd Shift. Entry level position with growth ability within the quality lab and microbiology lab. Relocation unavailable. Major Responsibilities: Conducts raw ingredient analysis - Includes simple titrations, identity, sediment testing, etc. Conducts in-process and finished product testing including: vitamin analysis, protein analysis, mineral analysis, fat by Mojonnier extraction technique and CEM Hybrid Determination Trac, total solids determination, Iodide and chloride testing, vitamin C testing, mineral analysis, choline determination, lactose and fatty acid profiles by Gas Chromatography. Performs Standardization for test and check can (preparation, sterilization and evaluation of test and check can), KOH, potassium citrate, citric acid and final water calculations and physical tests such as pH, viscosity, grain color, sensory evaluation. Makes batch adjustments by generating appropriate documentation for batch corrections and optimizations. Makes batch calculations by generation and distribution of work orders and associated controlled documentation. Conduct special testing required under an Interim Operating Procedure or any testing required under certification or validation protocols and assist in investigations into testing problems as required under the Retest Policy. Observes all safety rules and regulations. Reports incidents, near misses chemical spills in the proper manner to crew leader and/or supervisor. Completes project work as assigned by supervision and management. This may include troubleshooting and maintenance of analytical equipment and test methods, maintaining related documentation, coordinating efforts with vendors/plant/Division personnel, developing appropriate training classes. Responsible for maintaining an adequate inventory of all supplies related to the analytical laboratory. Responsible for training new chemists on all laboratory operations which includes methods, procedures, documentation, maintenance and safety. Conducts control sample analysis to determine validity of concurrent testing per method, water testing of minerals and volatile organic contaminants, Clean in place (CIP) Residual testing, testing of compressed gases for moisture and hydrocarbons, daily flavor and aroma of oils and weekly peroxide testing of oils, and completes any associated documentation and housekeeping responsibilities. Completes Daily, Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly standardization, maintenance, system suit abilities and testing. Education: High School Diploma or GED required and a college math and science course. Bachelors Degree of Science (preferably Chemistry) preferred Background: Ability to follow verbal instructions, recognize signs, follow written directions, prepare simple reports, read and record gauge and display readings and use their knowledge of chemistry acquired through formal education with moderate assistance from supervisor. Mathematics knowledge would include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, proportions, and basic keyboard skills, computer skills and statistical comprehension is desirable. Physical requirements for lifting and pushing 20-25 lbs. in addition to normal laboratory work. The ability to effectively communicate with other chemists, operators, crew leaders and management with varying levels of education and experience. Also recognizing the sometimes conflicting roles of manufacturing and quality assurance, and the ability to maintain clear priorities, and stay in compliance at all times. Able to effectively train new chemists on all procedures and methods in the laboratories. This position requires a high level of flexibility, adaptability and personal accountability due to the type and timing of the work involved. JOB FAMILY: Operations Quality DIVISION: ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain LOCATION: United States > Sturgis : Building 01A ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: No MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: Not Applicable SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday), Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis, Routine work with chemicals, Work in a clean room environmentAbbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.EEO is the Law link - English: is the Law link - Espanol: