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Abbott Reliability Engineer in Zwolle, Netherlands

Abbott is a global healthcare company committed to helping people live not just longer, but better. We employ around 99,000 people in 150 countries with a diverse portfolio spanning pharmaceuticals, nutrition, diagnostics and devices.

At Abbott, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the world through challenging and rewarding work as part of a highly successful and trusted organization that is shaping the future of health. Realize your potential!

For our Liquid department at Abbott Nutrition based in Zwolle (Rieteweg, NL) we are looking for a:

Reliability Engineer

This position is involved in the overall lifecycle of capital assets (designing, delivering, operating, maintaining and decommissioning) in the most productive and cost-effective manner. Optimize reliability of production systems by using various maintenance techniques and methods.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Participates in economic analysis and feasibility studies. Jointly responsible for achieving financial targets in support of business objectives.

  • Supports the startup of new facilities in the development of their maintenance strategy

  • Independently gathers maintenance and manufacturing performance data to perform preliminary analysis.

  • Provide a centralized, strategic look across equipment performance (downtime), material/component failure analysis, and changeovers.

  • Predicts patterns/trends. Grasps complexities and sees relationships among data; determines consequences and alternatives; makes recommendations; analyzes problems from multiple perspectives.

Technical / design:

  • Independently gathers maintenance and manufacturing performance data (Maximo, Zarpac, etc.), and performs preliminary analysis. Reports findings.

  • Prepares and communicates recommendations and respective action plans to drive cost containment and cost reduction efforts.

  • Anticipates future directions. Benchmarks internally and externally.

  • Assists with deployment of predictive and reliability centered maintenance strategies

Problem solving / innovation:

  • Provide a centralized, strategic look across equipment performance (downtime), material/component failure analysis, and changeovers.

  • Predicts patterns/trends. Grasps complexities and sees relationships among data; determines consequences and alternatives; makes recommendations; analyzes problems from multiple perspectives.

Organization interface:

  • Mentors others by sharing information and providing feedback and guidance.

  • Prepares written communication. Conveys information effectively through formal and informal documents with team members, designers, technicians, and other technical personnel, both internal and external to Abbott, using appropriate communication protocols; obtains approval to proceed with proposed action plans.

Knowledge

A bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or closely related discipline is desired or equivalent technical experience. A Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree or related experience is preferred. Demonstrated competence, with a desired 4+ years of significant engineering and/or operational experience Additional post-graduate education may contribute towards the desired years of experience. Lean Six Sigma certification Has a technical background in health care, nutritional products, laboratory diagnostics, medical devices, pharmaceutical, or similar industries (preferred).

Behavioral capabilities

Abbott First, Play to Win, One Step Ahead, Powered by People

Job specific competencies

Attention to quality Expertise Plan and organize Realization of goals Persuasiveness Judgment Result-oriented

WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?

Abbott provides a varied, challenging and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective.We are in the business of advancement, both in health solutions and in the lives and careers of our employees. Our work across the world and in many areas of healthcare provides a rich environment for our employees to explore career paths, interests and opportunities.

In addition, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits, a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, and extensive training and learning opportunities. You will receive additional financial compensation for executing our duty service.

HOW TO APPLY?

If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known. You can apply via our website ( https://www.jobs.abbott/ ) with your resume and letter of application. Please let me know if you have any questions or comments referring this job profile to Meltem Cakir, meltem.cakir@abbott.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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