Abbott Engineer Sr., Manufacturing in Minneapolis, Minnesota

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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

  • Individual should:

  • 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

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

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.

JOB FAMILY:

Engineering

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota : 14851 DeVeau Place

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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