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Abbott Document Coordinator - Day Shift Columbus Plant in Columbus, Ohio

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus, OH currently has an opportunity for a Document Coordinator. The Columbus Plant is Abbott’s oldest nutrition manufacturing plant in the world. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.


  • Administer document change control of Work Orders, Plant Procedures, Job Aids and other Quality Assurance controlled documents

  • Assure that quality documents are properly distributed and controlled internally

  • Ensure that all necessary documents, filed processes, and other critical factors, formulations and documentation for packaging materials and ingredients are in place prior to production

  • Preserve and maintain an effective system for making authorized changes to individual Work Orders and other documents

  • Assure compliance to Federal Regulations pertaining to Low Acid Canned Foods, Infant Formula Quality Control, Acidified Foods, Bottled Water Regulations, Nutritional Labeling Laws, and Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Writing, updating, revising, and printing merged Work Orders and/or procedures on the AS400 system

  • Prepare and maintain all quality-related documents, manuals, protocols, deviation work order related material, procedures, issuances, and methods that define and document the quality control system

  • Updating the valid combination files associated with the Master Work Order that includes inputting and formatting the correct data into the Batch Calculation program

  • Write, update, route, track, issue, and implement all Master Work Orders and Quality related documents in accordance with Division Quality Assurance Documents Policy

  • Coordinate changes in the labeling and packaging materials with the correct formulations as required by the Master Specifications Manual

  • Comply with department expectations

  • Change control of Work Order and other QA documents. Coordinate document changes with Plant and Division representatives.

  • Arbitrate and resolve differences among various departments to assure that proposed changes follow the Plant, Division, and Corporate guidelines

  • Perform other specific duties as assigned by the supervisor or manager, especially during the absence of other team members

  • Review process changes accurately before submitting to Sr. Documents Coordinator, Team Leader, or Supervisor

  • Identify and resolve conflicts, errors or omissions in change requests, DCA or any other quality documents

  • The Document Coordinator is expected to review their work for errors and correct before submitting for Senior Document Coordinators or Supervisors for review. Errors could result in an FDA observation, Corporate Compliance Audit Observation, Recall, OSHA, or other regulatory action, so attention to detail is required.



  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Some knowledge of manufacturing processes associated with making a batch


  • Bachelors’ degree in a technical field

  • Knowledge of the AS400 word processing system

  • Proficient skills with computer and management information systems

  • Ability to work independently within a team

  • QA related experience (ex. Technician, Batch Log Auditor, or related position) and 1 year as Assistant Document Coordinator


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

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • 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: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

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.

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 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com