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Quality Receiving Inspector I

Abbott Laboratories

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted January 16, 2022.

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.

A healthy heart is essential to good health. That’s why we’re committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people’s health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats. 

This position will be located in our Sylmar, CA office.


Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the quality system.


  • Responsible to devise quality control procedures and methods, implement quality control techniques, test and inspect products, and compile and evaluate statistical data to monitor quality levels.

  • Establish tolerances or acceptable deviations of components and products.

  • Use engineering blueprints, drawings and specifications to complete accurate measurement and inspection of parts for dimensions, performance and mechanical, electrical and chemical properties.

  • Train others on processes and procedures impacting component and/or product quality.

  • Complete paperwork timely and accurately. prepare charts and write summaries about how well product conforms to existing standards.

  • Participate on cross-functional teams. offer suggestions to others on how to modify existing process or procedures to improve quality.

  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures and guidelines. Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.


  • This position is accountable for the following:

  • 1. support of the department through administrative and tactical execution of quality control tasks;

  • 2. contributions to short-term, mid-range and long-term organizational goals;

  • 3. facilitation / resolution of quality-related concerns and continuous improvement in overall quality; Candidate / incumbent will need to determine methods and procedures on new assignments with minimal supervision; may provide guidance and / or recommendations cross-functionally at all levels of the organization; works under the supervision of more experienced staff who review work for overall accuracy, completeness and sound judgment; recognizes risks versus the relative gains associated with actions; understands critical success factors relative to scope of work and makes recommendations impacting applicable factors; responsible to meet established objectives and goals; drives functional performance to ensure that cross-functional standards and expectations are met; errors or failures to achieve results may add cost and may impact the goals and timelines of the organization.


  • Associates degree, completion of a 2-yr technical program OR equivalent experience and demonstrated competence;  

  • Typically requires 2+ years of experience to develop the competence required to meet the skills and responsibilities of the position.

  • Candidate / incumbent should possess the following: – experience with and knowledge of quality assurance within a regulated, cGMP environment; – ability to utilize various software applications to complete tasks; – ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; – ability to troubleshoot and complete basic root cause analysis and investigations; – ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications; – ability to work independently and in groups; – ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior;


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 (Include for Manufacturing roles only) 

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Include for Manufacturing roles only) 

  • 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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