Change Request Author/Approver

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.


Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Abbott Park (Waukegan), IL, currently has an opportunity for a Change Request Authors/Approver. You will conduct quality-related activities to deliver consistent, high quality documents, services, products and processes.

  • General - Budgets own time to carry out assigned duties that support business goals.
  • Interacts constructively with employees, managers and cross-functional peers.
  • Completes compliant documentation and provides solutions to local problems of low scope and complexity.
  • Supports project work and acts as community member.
  • Quality System Compliance - Maintains awareness of industry regulatory standards.
  • Ensures compliance to site level policies and procedures by promptly reporting non-compliance issues to the department manager.
  • Works effectively within the team.
  • Risk Management - Applies basic Risk Management principles to work.
  • Complaint Evaluation - Investigates standard complaints.
  • Design Control / Documentation & Change Control - Identifies needs.
  • Provides reasons and justifications in support of change.


  • Bachelor's degree in Life Science, Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Minimum of one year of Quality or related field experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates basic understanding of regulatory requirements in the healthcare environment.


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

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.

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