Desktop Publisher - Nutrition - Columbus, OH or Abbott Park, IL

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.

Desktop Publisher

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 or Abbott Park, IL, currently has an opportunity for an US Manager of Distribution Quality.

This role creates the print layout of product packaging ((labels, cartons, shippers, etc.) that incorporates branding guidelines (e.g. graphics, text, regulatory requirements, etc.) per technical specifications. The ideal candidate will be eager and self-motivated with a keen eye for detail to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished. Consult on design and printability issues and the ability to meet tight deadlines efficiently with attention to detail.


Major Responsibilities:
  • Designs artwork for product labeling by using computer graphic software from input provided by Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Packaging Engineering, and other departments.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
  • Develops artwork for primary, secondary and tertiary labeling projects
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement within desktop publishing processes and procedures and departmental specific formats and templates.
  • Participates in departmental Projects, develops assigned Project specific milestones and execution thereof
  • Applies specialized knowledge to coordinate day-to-day work.
  • Applies experience and judgment to make decisions or resolve issues within defined options or standard protocols.
  • Anticipates problems and recognizes when to elevate. Exceptions are usually resolved with the concurrence of a manager.
  • Contributes to own team/closely related teams through quality and efficiency of own work.
  • Applies communication skills to provide service, coordinate information and collaborate with other functional areas.
  • Understanding of the labeling process (initiation, development, and approval coordination).
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to work well as a team player. Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to shifting priorities. Able to effectively communicate with working teams, other functional teams and external suppliers.
  • Must have capacity for attention to detail with the ability to recognize errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
  • Able to resolve complex situations by applying demonstrated knowledge and skills generally acquired through job experience.
  • The position will work with minimal supervision.


  • College degree required, Technical Diploma in Graphic design or related Discipline or Diploma

  • Minimum 2 years - Production graphics experience in a quality or operational function.
  • Printing Processes - Has experience and knowledge of printing processes. (Lithography, Offset, Digital, Gravuer, Flexography, etc.)
  • Adobe Creative Suite - Experience required. Advanced knowledge desired in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Microsoft Office - Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word


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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