Abbott Senior Engineer, Manufacturing (Atlanta) in Atlanta, Georgia

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

We are seeking an experienced Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to specify, characterize and qualify manufacturing processes and equipment for the existing Abbott (CardioMEMS) product in order to meet daily production schedule, while enhancing productivity and product quality.

This position will also support the development/transfer of new product design into manufacturing and provide technical solutions. And may require to work in ISO class 5 and class 7 cleanroom environments and required handling production materials and process chemicals.

Job Description:

  • Manage and perform projects which include new production equipment installation and qualification, process improvements, yield improvements, and cost reductions while supporting daily production activities.

  • Collect and analyze in process data to evaluate capability and determine areas for process improvement.

  • Drive process improvements and validations through manufacturing implementation and update pFMEAs and master validation plan as required.

  • Provide direct technical support on production issues (e.g. part & assembled product quality dispositions, interim containment actions, root cause analysis, resolution planning, validation, & implementation) under NCMR or CAPA. Provide guidance to other engineers and technicians.

  • Improve product quality, labor efficiency, and throughput through the use of Lean manufacturing concepts like Value Stream mapping, 5S and Visual Workplace.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to transfer new products efficiently and effectively into manufacturing.

  • Work with various internal and external organizations to optimize manufacturing processes or resolving technical issues w/ on-going products or new products.

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and QA to improve productivity and reduce costs.

  • Participate as a manufacturing lead and/or support a lead on cross-functional core teams.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott marketplace success:

  • Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Manufacturing, related engineering degree or equivalent experience required

  • 6+ years manufacturing engineering experience

  • Medical device experience preferred

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills

  • Demonstrated leadership capability in team settings

  • Six Sigma certification preferred

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • Experience expertise in process and equipment validations, quality analysis & resolution (process improvements)

  • Practical experience/knowledge of DFM, DFX and GD&T principles valuable

  • Expertise with root cause analysis, troubleshooting, process capability analysis, risk analysis and design of experiment are desirable

  • Experience with CAD design, SPC, DOE, CMM, six sigma concepts, and/or project management skills a plus

  • Strong communication skills – verbal & written skills, good collaboration & coordination skills with cross functional teams

  • Good organization and time utilization skills. Knowledge of Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, MS Project, Powerpoint)

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