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Abbott Sr. Manufacturing Engineer in Temecula, California

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.

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.

SUMMARY OF ROLE

Provides support to the Manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues. Interfaces with Quality and Research and Development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

• Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company.

• Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.

• Analyzes and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major breakthrough in technology.

• Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques.

• Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.

• Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion.

• Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business.

• Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.

• Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks.

• Serves has a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees.

• May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects.

• Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.

• Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers.

• Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters.

• Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company.

  • Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings..

  • Analyzes and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major breakthrough in technology..

  • Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques.

  • Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company..

  • Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion.

  • Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business.

  • Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends..

  • Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks.

  • Serves has a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees.

  • May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects.

  • Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance..

  • Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers.

  • Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters.

  • Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.

  • May lead a project team.

  • Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects.

  • Influences middle management on technical or business solutions.

  • May interact with vendors.

  • Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval.

  • Initiates or maintains work schedule.

  • Establishes priorities of work assignments.

  • Exercises judgment in selecting innovative, practical methods to achieve problem resolution.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Bachelors Degree (± 16 years) in Related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

Masters Degree (± 18 years) Preferred

Experience/Background

Minimum 6 years related work experience with a strong understanding of specified functional area.

Wide application of technical principles, practices, and procedures. Strong understanding of business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Has a sound knowledge of various technical alternatives and their impact.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

Training and career development, with on boarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

Paid time off

401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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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