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Abbott Label Editor – LATAM (Latin America) Global Labeling Operations - Nutrition - Columbus, OH or Abbott Park, IL in Columbus, Ohio

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.

Label Editor – LATAM (Latin America) Global Labeling Operations

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 and/or Abbott Park, IL currently has an opportunity for a Label Editor . Our ambition is providing innovative high-quality products, creating sustainable value, delivering superior user experience and enhancing health outcomes at all stages of life

Demonstrate stewardship in the application of QA policies and procedures, projects, and systems used to develop Abbott Nutrition product labels. This individual serves as the primary reference for product labeling and as such evaluates proposed labeling changes and implements the changes, along with developing new primary and secondary product labels as prioritized by the project management group. Focus of the role will be labels that are marketed within the assigned countries of the LATAM Commercial Region. The individual ensures that the label development process flow is adhered to. The individual is the primary contact within the working team (Labeling Manager, Desktop Publisher, Affiliate, Area Regulatory Specialist, Project Management Group) for planning, start-up, and execution of the label development activities through the labeling quality system and ensures labels are reviewed, approved, and completed. The individual also serves as primary contact for the external translation agency.


  • Prepare and collect label development information required to initiate label start-up activities.

  • Complete label development activities required to promote label packets from review to approval phase.

  • Responsible for selecting appropriate label packet workflow and assessing all applicable reviewers(s) and approver(s).

  • Ensure all appropriate documents are within the label packet in the designated quality (Change Control) system.

  • Responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the label and supporting documentation.

  • Primary contact for labels that require third party translation and request for translation service from third party translation agency as applicable and retain translation files and document records

  • Work with and notify Regulatory contacts at Affiliate level of label readiness for registration submission

  • Work with Plant Label contacts to coordinate implementation of the final label for product manufacturing

  • Collaborate with Plant Label contacts to ensure barcode type and commodity numbers meet country requirements

  • Collaborate with the Project Management group to meet committed product launches by ensuring label issues are resolved in a timely manner.

  • Must have capacity for attention to detail with the ability to recognize errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

  • Ensure labeling packet is in compliance with medical, regulatory, marketing and country specific requirements.

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly to meet challenging deadlines.



  • Education Requirements: BA or equivalent plus 4 years relevant experience

  • Spanish speaking is a plus, but not a requirement


  • Understanding of processes (label initiation, development, and approval coordination).

  • Effective communication with internal customers (affiliates, regulatory affairs, materials management, project teams, etc.) and external customers (print suppliers, translation agency, etc.).

  • Desire for collaboration and the ability to work with both as a team and independently

  • Highly organized, self-motivated, adaptable and detail-oriented

  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to shifting priorities.

  • Must be comfortable with technology and have the ability to learn quickly

  • Proficient with Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)

  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat


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

*Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: * www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

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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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 corpjat@abbott.com