Lab Analyst IV - Nutrition - Columbus OH

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.

Lab Analyst IV

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 Lab Analyst IV role . We are growing our analytical expertise and needing additional talent in our Lab.

In Research & Development (R&D) our ambition is providing innovative high-quality products, creating sustainable value, delivering superior user experience and enhancing health outcomes at all stages of life.

Quality control lab analyst for nutrient analysis of infant and medical nutritional products. The primary functions of this position are performance of analytical testing on ingredients and finished product as prescribed in various quality procedures, while assuring quality standards are met. This position also requires producing the highest quality results while operating within the constraints of the safety guidelines to meet the manufacturing schedule. Potential opportunity to assist Senior Scientist with method development and validation projects.

  • Prepare, analyze, and process testing on research and finished product samples.
  • Compare results to predetermined specifications to ensure analytical records are complete, accurate and in compliance.
  • Maintain good laboratory practices.
  • Perform accurate and precise testing according to laboratory methods.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with sample due dates and sample backlogs.
  • Operate various types of analytical instrumentations, mainly HPLC, UV-Vis.
  • Conduct investigations into method deviations and out of specifications results.
  • Ensure compliance, overall data integrity, and adherence to SOPS, safety, and in-house regulations.


  • B.S. in Chemistry (or other related fields)

  • 1 + years' experience
  • Experience with HPLC and UV-Vis
  • Basic wet chemistry techniques
  • Experience with Empower
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel


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

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