Abbott Quality Engineer I, Rotational Program in Plano, Texas

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a high caliber Engineer to take part in our Quality Rotational Development Program. During this 36-month program, engineers will rotate through twelve month assignments in the functional areas at various Abbott sites, taking advantage of fast-track learning experiences specific to the high demand functional areas of Quality.

The focus of this program is to provide graduating engineers with experience and development within the quality organization by providing quality engineering support within new product development, manufacturing, and system/services support. Our program is designed to cultivate future leaders of the medical device industry through major technical projects, mentoring from senior functional and business leaders, and additional leadership training opportunities.

Skills and opportunities you will gain from this role:

  • Cultivate strong leadership and communication skills to become a leader at Abbott

  • Identify and implement effective process control systems to support the development, qualification, and on-going manufacturing of products to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.

  • Assist in the implementation of assurances, process controls, and CAPA systems designed to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.

  • Assist in the development and execution of streamlined business systems which effectively identify and resolve quality issues.

  • Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.

  • Design and conduct experiments for process optimization and/or improvement.

  • Appropriately document experiment plans and results, including protocol writing and reports.

  • Lead process control and monitoring of CTQ parameters and specifications.

  • Implement and lead various product and process improvement methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing).

  • Lead the investigation, resolution and prevention of product and process non-conformances.

  • Participate in or lead teams in supporting quality disciplines, decisions, and practices.

  • Lead in the completion of risk analysis.

  • Work with design engineering in the completion of product verification and validation.

  • Work with microbiology to ensure appropriate environmental monitoring and that microbiology requirements are considered in product and process development activities.

  • Act on their strong desire to make a difference, partner with others and put ideas into action.

  • Engage in a work culture that is team-oriented, fast paced and progressive.

JOB FAMILY:

Engineering

DIVISION:

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota : 5050 Nathan Lane N.

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

United States > Sylmar : 15900 Valley View Court, United States > Texas : 6901 Preston Road

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 15 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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