Offers “Abbott”

42 days agoAbbott

Project Coordinator

  • Plymouth, USA
  • Accounting / Management control

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

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

This position works out of our Plymouth, MN location in the Electrophysiology division. In Abbott’s Electrophysiology (EP) business, we’re advancing the treatment of heart disease through breakthrough medical technologies in atrial fibrillation, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

As the Project Coordinator , you'll provide administrative support to an executive of the Division and direct reporting departments.

What You'll Work On

·  Performs administrative and incidental secretarial functions such as preparing correspondence, answering telephones, maintaining files and supplies, keeping appointment calendar, compiling and preparing regular and special reports, and other tasks as necessary.
·  Schedules and coordinates meetings; initiates and follows up on all hotel and travel arrangements; prepares itineraries.
·  Handles all confidential correspondence and inter-company communications.
·  Facilitates general inter-departmental communications and interfacing.
·  May provide training and orientation to new staff.
·  Completes special assignments and projects as required.
·  Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
·  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.
·  Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

Qualifications

·  High school diploma or equivalent is required
·  Minimum of four plus years of progressively more responsible business administrative experience or a related AA degree and a minimum of two plus years of progressively more responsible business administrative experience.
·  A bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent is preferred.
·  Requires a demonstrated knowledge of the practices and procedures of the function, company products, policies and programs.
·  Demonstrated oral and written interpersonal, communication, organizational skills.
·  Must be adept at handling multiple assignments.
·  Demonstrated proficiency in operating a personal computer; the ability to pass a 10 key assessment examination.
·  Demonstrated experience with word processing and spreadsheet software (MS Office/Excel a plus).
·  Some analytical ability, originality and/or ingenuity required.
·  Previous experience using Microsoft Outlook and the demonstrated ability to use Outlook Scheduler a plus.
·  Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
·  Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
·  Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
·  Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
·  Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
·  Occasional scheduled overtime is a requirement of this position.

* 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:  www.abbottbenefits.com

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

     

JOB FAMILY:

Administrative Support

     

DIVISION:

EP Electrophysiology

        

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota > Plymouth : 5050 Nathan Lane N

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

No

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

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

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