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Abbott Senior Engineer, Manufacturing -- (MEMS Background) in Atlanta, Georgia

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.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures in order to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality. This position is to support the development/transfer of new product design into manufacturing and provide technical solutions. This position is required to work in ISO class 5 and class 7 cleanroom environments and required handling production materials and process chemicals.

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 actions and accomplish goals.


  • 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

  • Design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures to meet daily production schedules.

  • Enhancement of productivity and product quality

  • Evaluation of production equipment

  • Perform process validations (IQ, OQ, PQ, PPQ) and inspection and test method validations.

  • Interface with vendors for incoming components.

  • Troubleshoot manufacturing processes and equipment.

  • Utilize the process improvement tools like SPC, DOE, Gage R&R etc.

  • Understand and utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages to analyze data using basic statistics.

  • Perform manufacturing concepts like Value Stream mapping, 5S and Visual Workplace to improve quality, labor efficiency, and throughput.

  • Write protocols and reports.

  • Generate and modify manufacturing process documentation.

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

  • 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.

  • Develop and implement process improvements.

  • Resolve and facilitate resolution of problems, identify root causes to prevent re-occurrence.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management.

  • Support Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements.

  • Comply with the Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

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


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

  • 6 + years of relevant engineering experience with a variety of Semiconductor, MEMS manufacturing processes and Clean Room equipment required.

  • Experience with various solvent and acid cleans, Wet and Dry etch, PVD and sputtering metal deposition, Photolithography, wire-bonding equipment and processes.

  • Wafer alignment and bonding, laser cutting, various test and measurement equipment.

  • Excellent wafers and individual device handling.

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

  • Medical Device experience preferred.

  • Require solid computer skills using Microsoft Office, Proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Experience with Solidworks, Minitab, and CAD systems.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • 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 assigned tasks.

  • 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.

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