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Design and Graphics Labeling Specialist II

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott---s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations --- with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, physician offices and clinics. WHAT YOU---LL DO ------ Our location in Irving, Texas or Santa Clara, California currently has an opportunity for a Labeling Specialist II within our Hematology division. -- The Labeling Specialist II, Hematology is responsible for the development of medical device labeling for the Division by coordinating across functions as well as multiple US and international sites. Responsibilities include: ------

  • Designs artwork for product labeling (e.g., defines format/graphic requirements) by using computer graphics software from input provided by Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Engineering, and other departments.
  • Procures foreign languages translations by forwarding English formatted text to translation agency.
  • Produces artwork packages for procurement for the Materials and Receiving Inspection Departments by compiling all materials needed to produce and inspect the final product.
  • Provides sample labels for filing submissions.
  • Estimates labeling projects level of effort, resource requirements and works with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort and tasks necessary to complete the project.
  • Tracks labeling project schedules, identifies risks, and communicates project status by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings.
  • Resolves labeling issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate.
  • Creates new and innovative functionality using labeling software to help streamline the design and manufacturing processes.
  • Shares labeling knowledge by assisting or mentoring more junior label designers in label creation processes and techniques.
  • Recommends and contributes ideas of packaging and labeling strategies to project leaders by utilizing package labeling knowledge gained from historical data and material characteristics.
  • Keeps current with industry best practices.
  • Participates in label system project upgrades by attending team meeting and performing user acceptance tests.
  • Develops a network of internal resources to facilitate completion of tasks.
  • Individual influence is typically exerted at the peer level.
  • Completes daily work to meet established schedule with guidance from supervisor on prioritization of tasks. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU---LL BRING Qualifications:
    • Associates degree or equivalent related experience to ensure basic skills and knowledge of the job requirements and provide the minimal skills needed, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Bachelors degree strongly preferred.
    • Minimum 3 years of related work experience required.
    • Must have capacity for attention to detail with the ability to recognize errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
    • Must be able to work independently as well as within a team.
    • Good oral and written communication and strong organizational skills necessary.
    • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly to meet challenging deadlines.
    • Must exhibit flexibility in meeting constantly changing demands.
    • Must have good customer focus with ability to influence internal and external groups.
    • Must have experience with word processing, database/spreadsheet, and graphics programs.
    • Prior proofreading and labeling development experience is required.
    • Experience with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator strongly preferred. WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
      • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
      • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
      • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
      • Paid time off
      • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
      • 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:-- 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, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Santa Clara , Design and Graphics Labeling Specialist II, Other , Santa Clara, California

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