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Quality Assurance Officer

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40 hours/week




Dutch Only

Are you passionate about making an impact while developing yourself at one of the leaders in Operations Management? Then this position at Abbott could just be your perfect next step. With a leading range of medical nutrition products specifically designed to meet the unique needs of patients, it has already helped millions of patients worldwide. And for Abbott, we are looking for a Quality Assurance Officer who is ready to make his or her mark. Are you the person we’re looking for?


Quality Assurance Officer at Abbott

As a Quality Officer, you will work together with your direct colleague Quality Officers within the Powder production department. Together you support the OG (support group) Powder in the field of quality. The focus of your work will be on analyzing and elaborating quality deviations within the department and recording them using the Abbott quality systems. For each deviation, you ensure that the correct corrective and preventive actions are carried out and documented. In addition, you also play an important role in audits and inspections, for example. You will work closely with your other colleagues in the OG, each with their own expertise in technology, process improvement or food safety. You will also regularly work with process operators who work in the production departments and various quality departments such as QA Operations, QA Inspection and QA Compliance


What else are you involved in?

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above:

  • You act as the first point of contact regarding quality issues and quality issues related to production;
  • Review and adjust your documentation to comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP);
  • You are responsible for the timely adjustment of documents or the creation of new documents due to changes in processes and working methods;
  • Identify your proactive/propose improvement actions to prevent/reduce deviations within your own focus area.


Why work through NextGen?

We hear you thinking: why work through a staffing agency? Well, because we are not just another staffing agency. We are much more than that. In addition to your work, we will work with you on your personal and professional development. How? Through our Next Level program.

During this program you will get to know yourself (even) better. You will discover where your talents and qualities lie. But also how you can make the most of them. Of course you do not do this on your own. You follow the Next Level program together with a group of like-minded people. And you will receive intensive coaching and guidance from one of our Talent Coaches, who will be assigned to you from day one. For your professional development, you will work on your LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt. You will go into practical process improvement.

In short, you fill your backpack that will benefit you for life. Sounds good right?


What do you own?

  • A completed college education such as food technology, quality management, technical business administration or similar;
  • You have a good command of both the Dutch and English languages;
  • You have good communication skills, can convince others and take ownership of your work;
  • You have a focus on quality and like to think along about optimizing business processes.


What do we offer you?

  • An excellent gross monthly salary that can amount to €4,000 (based on 40 hours);
  • Function from 32 hours;
  • Immediately a permanent contract for an indefinite period of time;
  • 30 vacation days;
  • 8.33% vacation pay;
  • A 13th month;
  • Personal and professional development through Next Level program;
  • Coaching and guidance from one of our Talent Coaches;
  • An ASQ certified LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt;
  • A network within Supply Chain & Operations;
  • A challenging job at a leading international company.



Abbott is known as a global pioneer in healthcare. With a rich history of innovation, Abbott strives to not only help people live healthier lives, but also to empower them to reach their full potential. Its location in Zwolle is a crucial part of its global network, which specialises in the development and production of advanced medical nutrition. These products are essential to the well-being of patients around the world, ranging from young to old, providing support for recovery, growth, and healthy living. At Abbott in Zwolle, they are not only working on the future of healthcare; she creates them.