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Project Coordinator
Alameda, California  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on August 1, 2021
Job Id #49162 Posted July 20, 2021

Position Summary

  • Provides organizational support to the Art and Packaging Department by working directly with a cross functional team to coordinate and execute activities related to the development of packaging and labeling items for the launch and maintenance of Abbott Diabetes Care products.

Additional Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordinating with an internal cross functional team consisting of R&D, Regulatory, Legal, Purchasing, Operations, and Quality to develop packaging and labeling items for new products or revisions to existing products.
  • Responsible for coordinating the efficient use of Artwork and Packaging resources to meet deadlines for new product releases and product revisions.
  • Issues Engineering Changes and modifies Bill of Materials in Agile for packaging and labeling components.
  • Responsible for coordinating the translation of packaging and labeling items with language translation agencies.
  • Responsibilities may include estimating and managing budgets for artwork and packaging project deliverables.
  • Responsible for interpreting project schedules and escalating project timeline risks to management.


  • Accountable for preparing the necessary packaging and labeling items to meet project launch timelines.

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in preferably Communications, Marketing, Education or Science or minimum of five years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree.  
  • 2-5 years of work experience including coordinating and executing project activities.
  • Understanding of AGILE (or similar) documentation approval system.
  • Familiar with Engineering Change Orders (ECs) and Bill of Materials (BOM). 4.Ability to read and interpret project schedules. 
  • Strong proofreading ability and attention to detail is required. 6.Must demonstrate strong problem solving techniques.
  • Solid written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, must be service oriented 9.Computer literacy with both PC and MAC platforms
  • Software literacy levels desired: Microsoft Office Suite: Mid level experience
  • Ability to work on premises for core working hours of department.
  • Knowledge in legal aspects of packaging, trademarks, and promotions is helpful but not a required.
  • Understanding of FDA regulatory issues related to medical device products and/or diabetic disease states is helpful but not required.
  • Background in print production is preferred but not required.
  • Good time management skills; ability to set priorities and remain flexible to changes.

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