Quality Control Technician II

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About Abbott

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

The position of Quality Control Technician II is within our Cardiometabolic business unit located in San Diego, California.  This role is responsible for monitoring product quality through testing and observation.  Additionally, this position consists of the operation of moderately complex semi-automated equipment.


  • Responsible for running in-process, stability/calibration, final release, and experimental devices
  • Notifying appropriate personnel of results and completing all associated data and documentation
  • Cross-trained on all processes including in-process, stability, calibration, and final release
  • Able to solve process-related questions/problems and minor investigations
  • Review device history records
  • Train new employees/Quality Control Technician I
  • Operate laboratory equipment safely, as trained and directed, in accordance with established practices
  • Responsible for inventory of all testing related materials
  • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Alere Quality Management System per ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job; has awareness of device defects that may occur in their area of responsibility, including product design, verification and validation, manufacturing and testing activities
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices; build productive internal/external working relationships
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies
  • Other duties as assigned, according to the changing needs of the business



  • High School/ GED graduate or equivalent
  • 2 - 5 years relative work experience


  • BS in a science-related field
  • 2 – 5 years of laboratory experience in quality control/assurance or a manufacturing environment, preferably invitro diagnostics
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; strong knowledge of Excel
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to multitask and adapt to changes in task priorities


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:  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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Full time
Salary Range
$41,000.00 - 63,000.00
per Year
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San Diego, CA 92189, US
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