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Abbott Operations Professional Development Program (Engineering) in Singapore, Singapore

We are looking for Final Year Engineering students who are interested to pursue a career in Operations Engineering/Quality etc as part of our graduate development program (Operations Professional Development Program [OPDP]!

Program Highlights

  • Operations PDP (OPDP) members begin their career at Abbott as a part of the 3-year Program designed to provide participants with a broad growth and development through breadth and depth of Operations experience.

  • Upon completion of the program, they graduate out into their next full time post-program position and continue growing their career and contributing as an Abbott professional using the foundation of skills, experience and network developed during their time in the program.

Program Overview

  • Over the course of 3 years, an OPDP member will engage in three critical career experiences to accelerate learning.

  • There will be 3 different assignments in different divisions and in different functional areas of Technical, Supervisory and Global Operations Excellence.

  • There will be development & experience through rotation opportunities in Engineering, Supply Chain Planning/Material Management, Project Management, Plant Quality, Regulatory Affairs, R&D Laboratory, Operation Excellence, etc.

Rotation Guidelines

  • 3 assignments (12 months each) in different division and in different functional areas.

  • No assignment is repeated; each is with a different Assignment Manager.

  • OPDP member starts the program in July 2020 will complete a three-year program with the final global rotation ending in June 2023.


  • Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s in Engineering or related disciplines (Final- Year Students only)

  • Track record of outstanding academic performance and co-curricular activities.

  • Has the capacity to apply skills and knowledge to address operational challenges and add value to the business.

  • Interest in pursuing a career in Operations – Engineering, Supply Chain, Plant Quality, etc.

  • Has strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Eager to learn and has the flexibility and willingness to work on different projects.

  • Previous work experience in internship or co-op work experience.

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