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Abbott Manufacturing Process Engineer in Abbott Park, Illinois

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.

Primary Job Function:

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Completes professional level engineering assignments related to a specific field or discipline. Participates in projects involving the design, validation; and implementation of manufacturing/testing processes.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Translates Regulatory Requirements into Validation Process: Creates efficient protocols for validation of complex system functions and defines validation process.

  • Exchanges Information: Exchanges information with appropriate frequency and within a time frame to maximize its utility and promote cross functional collaboration; verifies that information is understood by the recipient.

  • Actively Participates in Team Meetings: Actively participates in design review to meet team goals by offering pro and con suggestions; works toward consensus. Shares Resources;

  • Serves in Multiple Team Roles: Serves as leader; contributor; facilitator; consultant; technical expert; arbitrator; evaluator according to the needs of the team and task.

  • Evaluates design and test data; prepares technical specifications; and determines appropriate limits and variables for product; process; or materials specifications.

  • Coordinate activities with other areas to complete experimental runs of products or processes.

  • Analyzes Data and Procedures /Recommends Solutions: Analyzes data; procedures; or design requirements taking into account financial and business considerations; draws conclusions and recommends options for complex or multiple process and product problems.

  • Integrates Project Activities: Estimates and coordinates resources needed (material; time; budget; and people) to accomplish a task: makes estimates based on program schedule and requirements.

  • Knowledge and Accountability: Shares resources and knowledge; assures the team takes accountability; draws on strengths of each team member.

  • Initiates Decisions: Makes timely and effective decisions; considers alternatives; uses sound judgment; achieves closure on work Confronts Issues: Confronts issues in a constructive manner and at an appropriate organizational level; perseveres in the face of adversity.

  • Motivates Others: Keeps morale high by encouraging others; giving positive feedback and setting a good example; makes and keeps commitments.


  • Receives general direction and exercises considerable discretion as to personal work details. Reviews; generates; and approves related inputs such as drawings and specifications.

  • May evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

Minimum Educations and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or closely related discipline with two to four years of related work experience or sufficient transferable experience to demonstrate functional equivalence to a degree.

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience.

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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