ABBOTT LABORATORIES Back-up Lab Scheduler Salary in the United States

How much does a Back-up Lab Scheduler make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Back-up Lab Scheduler at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $83,604 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $70,843 and $96,366. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Back-up Lab Scheduler do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Work Hours: 2nd shift or mid-shift role in Scheduling   10 am – 6:30 pm CST

Position Overview:

  • The Back-up Lab Scheduler will actively support the primary laboratory scheduler, establish and maintain resource metrics used to measure the health of the department, provide input used by the Primary Scheduler and Supervisor/Manager who will ensure adequate available resources and appropriate distribution of work. 
  • Interact with multiple groups that directly impact the Test Lab including Assay Integration, GSS and Instrument Services & Metrology to ensure all equipment and instrumentation are maintained with the most current software, upgrades and preventative maintenance.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Main responsibilities of the Back-up Lab Scheduler include:

  • Maintain stability schedule and follow-up
  • Maintain Witness/Verification schedule and follow-up
  • Collect and provide testing and witness metrics for review
  • Provide back-up support for the Primary Scheduler/Coordinator to assign resources to ensure efficient instrument utilization, workload distribution and appropriate head count are assigned testing.
  • Support Primary Scheduler/Coordinator to update tracking boards and dashboard to ensure clear expectations are communicated to testers and management. 
  • Prompt follow up and respond to daily emails/requests. 
  • Provide updates on testing progress and obstacles across two shifts. 
  • Following through on daily feedback, questions, etc. to ensure timely completion of stability testing and witness review.  


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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of B.S in a life or physical science.
  • Minimum of 4 years in related lab or industrial experience.
  • Understands and applies the principals of Design Control

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Science and instrumentation (Alinity ci/ARCHITECT) background is preferred but not required. 
  • Position may be mid or second shift.
  • Ability to receive, comprehend and manage a focused set up of inputs from a variety of resources.  Calm but energetic disposition with the ability to work through challenges and seek solutions.  Solid understanding of when to highlight issues which may cause delays or have other impact to projects.  Understands necessary details to ensure resources are scheduled appropriately.   
  • Able to work with a variety of individuals across multiple organizations.  Clearly communicate priorities and provide constructive feedback to ensure workload is completed on time.  Maintains a level of respect and appreciation for others under any condition including stressful situations.  Ability to prioritize resources when faced with requests, demands and deadlines. 
  • Need to work well in a changing environment and remain flexible to meet the needs of others on an on-going basis.  Maintain a positive attitude in an everchanging environment of high priority needs and timelines.
  • Excel and other scheduling/management tool knowledge, as well as strong verbal and written communication is essential.  Previous scheduling, coordination, planning and/or project management experience is desired.



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