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Abbott Process Engineer III in Kansas City, Missouri

DO WORK THAT MATTERS

At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 160 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

WHY IS THIS POSITION IMPORTANT?

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Process Engineer III within our Toxicology Business Unit located in Kansas City, MO. The person hired will already be a professional who contributes his/her expertise and practice of quality process improvement and metrics. This position will also provide support in maintaining and improving operations systems, and ensuring compliance to specific elements of the quality system. In addition, the person hired in this role will work with the Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Workplace QA team to recommend and implement process modifications to improve service efficiencies and support the QIPs (Quality Improvement Projects). These improvements will impact all of the Workplace Solutions functions.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere ) 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 the workplace, healthcare providers, and individuals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand work processes and functional needs.

  • Contribute to development & updating of procedures, perform periodic reviews of existing procedures and take part in regulatory audits.

  • Draft, review or execute verification / validation protocols, identify validation risks and impacts.

  • May lead Continuous Improvement activities including Problem Solving Tools, Lean, Six Sigma, Management Operating Systems, Suggestion Programs and Metric Tracking

  • Responsible for planning and directing of all aspects of process development activities related to assigned QIPs (quality improvement projects).

  • Responsible for development, implementation and ensuring effectiveness of Quality Management System per ISO, FDA and other regulatory agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in engineering orrelated field or equivalent experience

  • 5-8 years of experiencein related field

  • Willing to workextended hours on evenings and weekends as required

  • Experience with MS Office, including reporting features in excel.

PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with 3-5 years of progression in similar career path.

  • Six Sigma or similar certifications

KNOWLEDGE AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Drivesfor results

  • High level ofattention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Initiative

  • Analytical thinking

  • Able to work on multiple tasks as a team member and/or ability to operate as an individual contributor

  • Must be detail-orientated, self-motivated and available for flexible scheduling

  • Strong communication, problem solving and motivational skills

About Abbott.

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encouragesdiversity in our workforce. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualifiedindividuals with disabilities. To request accommodation, please send an email toMyRecruiter@alere.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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