Abbott Supply Quality Engineer in Alajuela, Costa Rica

Position Summary:

Leads in the development, establishment and maintenance of supplier quality engineering methodologies, systems and practices, which meet company and regulatory requirements. Provides engineering support for activities related to supplier selection and evaluation, material qualification, supplier performance and receiving inspection.


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Technical Field.

  • Advance command of English

  • Proficiency in computer applications (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint).

  • At least 3 years experience in Quality or Manufacturing Engineering positions.

  • Statistical/data analysis and report writing skills.

  • Demonstrated use of Quality tools/methodologies, such as: (Root Cause Analysis, Fishbone, Is/Is Not, etc.), Six Sigma or Process Control & Monitoring (SPC).

  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, QSR CFR 21 Part 820 and ISO 13485.

  • Technical writing experience.

  • Quality Auditor training for ISO 13485 or 9001

  • Ability to travel approximately 10-40%, including internationally.

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