• Quality Project Manager

    AbbottAtlanta, GA 30309

    Job #2506510480

  • 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. Job Title Quality Project Manager 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 For years, Abbott's medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it's glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine ?ngersticks. 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 Heart Failure treatments, 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 failure. Our location in Atlanta, GA , currently has an opportunity for a QUALITY PROJECT MANAGER. The Quality Project Manager will manage the development and implementation process of company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. What You'll Work On + Estimates project levels of effort and resource requirements by using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope of effort. + Prepares project plans, schedules and budgets by using project management tools such as Microsoft Project and by working with appropriate staff to understand tasks necessary to complete project. + Directs project execution by assigning tasks, tracking project schedules, identifying risks, and developing and executing contingency plans. + Assures project quality by using standard development methodologies and by working with SQA to develop and execute project quality plans. + Communicates project status by preparing standard status reports, and by participating in departmental and customer project status update meetings. + Resolves project issues by working with team members, project customers, and others as appropriate. + Consults with internal project groups by sharing project management knowledge and assisting or mentoring more junior project leaders in project management processes and techniques. + Participates in external project management organizations, conferences and seminars to keep current with industry best practices in project management by joining professional associations and implementing a professional development plan with focus on project management. + Understands business environment and relates extensive knowledge of internal and external technological activities to trends. + Interfaces with senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units. + Participates in the development of other technical contributors by facilitating training and providing feedback and guidance. + May lead a project team. Acts as a mentor to less-experienced staff and may provide work direction or supervise other technical employees. + Provides technical leadership to business units. + Exercises judgment independently. + Plans and organizes project assignments of substantial variety and complexity. + Initiates or maintains schedule for projects and project milestones. Establishes priorities of individual or project assignments. Selects methods and techniques to lead a project to completion. + Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives. Pay The starting salary range for this position is $115,000 - $136,000 and based on relevant education and experience. Required Qualifications + B.S. in Engineering / Business / Operations discipline or equivalent, plus 7+ years of experience in a similar field. + Quality Assurance, Internal Auditing, Quality Compliance Management or related experience + Comprehensive knowledge of a particular technological field. + Uses in-depth knowledge of business unit functions and cross group dependencies/ relationships. + Is recognized as an expert in work group and across functions. + Will perform this job in a quality system environment. + Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. + Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. + Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. + Has broad knowledge of various technical alternatives and their potential impact on the business. Preferred Qualifications + B.S. in Engineering / Business / Operations discipline or equivalent, plus 9+ years of experience in a similar field. + Medical Device or Pharmacology background preferred + 7-9 years of related work experience with a complete understanding of specified functional area. Apply Now (~~~) * Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year. Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: ~~~ (~~~) Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Connect with us at ~~~ , on Facebook at ~~~/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal. An Equal Opportunity Employer Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request accommodation, please call ~~~ or email ~~~

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