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Job description:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

Main Responsibilities:

Management & Leadership

  • Ensure analytical team’s delivery to project’s portfolio of the centre from early stage to product development
  • Responsible for  nutrients /contaminant test method development and method transfer to third party and laboratories within Abbott
  • Liaison with affiliates and external partners to drive impactful innovation in nutrients test methods
  • Implement technical exchange with internal &external labs
  • Management of general lab processed required for day to day efficient operation and ensure compliance to all applicable safety and quality system requirement.

Technical and Performance Support

  • Develop &Modify nutrients test method for new formula and special matrices
  • Co-ordinate / approve nutrients test method validation and transfer to 3rd party laboratories in the region or laboratories within Abbott
  • Liaise with product developer and project managers to ensure nutrients test methodology meet applicable regulatory requirement for product registration and importation in China.
  • Set-up laboratory processes to ensure efficient laboratory operation to meet business needs
  • Actively identify areas for improvement in laboratory processes and implement new measure to improve efficiency.



  • Good communication skills on technical area, major interface between functional departments and external labs
  • Fluent in use of computer programs in a lab setting, e g., PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
  • Can act autonomously.
  • Is challenging & proactive
  • Is pragmatic
  • Good communicator, coach / influencer
  • Fluent in English


  • MS or PHD. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Food Science (emphasis in analysis) required
  • Min 5 years experiences in nutritional and food safety analysis
  • Breadth of experience with modern analytical methods of analysis, e.g.,LCMS,GCMS,ICS
  • Familiar with China official GB method for infant formula.


  • Understanding of quality and Environment/Health/Safety standards and guideline
  • Good understanding of business processes in a global organization
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Job Breakdown

Job ID: 30043826

Job Family: Product Development

Location: China - Shanghai - Shanghai

Travel: Not specified

Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable

Significant Work Activities: Not Applicable

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