Abbott Engineer Sr., Manufacturing in St. Paul, Minnesota
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.
We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Manufacturing Engineer. This position will design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures in order to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality.
Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.
Impact this role will have on Abbott:
Manage projects which include new production equipment, process improvements and cost reductions while supporting new product introductions
Provide guidance to other engineers and technicians
Additional responsibilities include:
Provide technical mentorship to engineers and technicians
Support Process FMEAs and Process Validations
Improve product quality, labor efficiency, and throughput through the use of Lean manufacturing concepts
Coordinate the design, procurement, build and debug of tooling, machinery and test equipment
Work with Product Development to ensure Design for Manufacturability
Be innovative, resourceful, and work with minimal direction
Have excellent organization, problem solving, communication, and team leadership skills
Work effectively with cross-functional teams
Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned
Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:
Mechanical, Chemical or any engineering or technical degree or equivalent experience required
5+ years manufacturing engineering experience
Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills
Demonstrated leadership capability in team settings
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally
Your preferred qualifications and education:
Machining experience preferred
Medical device experience preferred
International manufacturing experience preferred
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
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