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Abbott QC Inspector III in Temecula, California

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.

Job Description

The inspector provides an independent, unbiased evaluation of materials or the work of others. The results of the Inspector's evaluation is documented and communicated to organizational stakeholders with an interest in the evaluation's outcome - typically, this is supplier development and/ or manufacturing. The Inspector's approval certifies the work or material meets the division's quality system requirements.


  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Audits materials or the work of others through the examination, inspection, measurement, or test of raw materials, components, sub assemblies, final assemblies and documentation.

  • Documents the non-conformance or suspected non-conformance to standards (i.e. manufacturing documentation, material/ component specifications, operating procedures, and domestic/ international standards) through the identification of unsuccessful audits, the completion of required paperwork, system transactions, and affixing his or her mark (i.e. stamp, sign-off or signature).

  • Handle discrepant materials per the documented disposition and document activities in the appropriate systems or paperwork.

  • Communicates the status of audit metrics and other assignments, responsibilities, and duties verbally and through the completion and publishing of periodic reports.

  • Performs simple statistical analysis through the collection and input of data into software applications or manual calculations.

  • Trains new, entry level, and less experienced Quality Auditors through on-the-job training, group training, and one-on-one guidance.

  • Issues, stores, count and maintains inventory into the different storage areas.

  • Handles, disposes, transfer and document appropriately hazardous waste.

  • Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval.

  • Initiates or maintains work schedule.

  • Establishes priorities of work assignments.

  • Solves a wide range of complex problems requiring advanced interpretation of generally defined procedures and practices.

  • Selects methods and practices to obtain imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions to questions.

  • Understands organizational structure and positions of key employees Maintains general knowledge of products/services associated with area and employees involved with specific product lines and services.


H.S. diploma or equivalent plus 4+ years of related work experience or equivalent combination. Two-year

degree or some college credits preferred

  • Applies solid knowledge of business concepts, procedures and practices, and a complete understanding fundamentals in a functional area, and working knowledge of other related disciplines.

  • Will perform this job in a quality system environment.

  • Performs complex assignments usually without established procedures.

  • Assignments require considerable judgment, initiative, creativity and leadership in troubleshooting, suggesting alternatives, and making recommendations for continuous quality improvement.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email