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Abbott Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer in Austin, Texas

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.

Responsible for management and introduction of Packaging manufacturing lines into Third Party Manufacturing facility. Leads and participates in design, planning and introduction of Packaging production lines. The position provides technical leadership, project management and mentoring to engineers and team members. Drives activities at the supplier(s) to ensure that production start-up through to scale up to increased volumes are achieved within ADC requirements.

Independently conceives and develops approaches to the solution of problems which require application of advanced technical knowledge. Applies working knowledge of related disciplines. Solves problems with a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and difficult coordination requirements. Directs the works of technical, clerical support and less experienced engineering staff.

Interfaces with product team members, department managers, designers, R&D, marketing, internal regulatory.

Represents department/ division on projects. Champions change. Speaks positively of change to others takes independent action, implements new ideas or potential solutions without prompting; does not wait for others to take action or to request action; volunteers for special tasks.


Independently plan and conduct small to medium-size assigned projects requiring conventional types of plans, investigations and/or equipment. manages multiple often concurrent projects. Independently design and lead complex engineering studies and experiments often with multiple variables. Analyze complex problems and identify their impact. establish probabilities. draw conclusions reflecting broad business needs. set complex design and process requirements. Responsible for completing documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with business standards. Lead and/or participate on cross-functional teams to support organizational goals. Other tasks and duties as assigned.


B.S. Engineering or equivalent with 6 + years progressive technical experience and demonstrated competence. Mechanical / Electromechanical or Software degree preferred. Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting IVDs and Biologics.

Preferred Skills:

Experience of working in a medical device manufacturing environment.

Experience of leading cross functional teams to support large scale projects including the implementation of New Products into manufacturing at supplier sites.

Prior in experience and familiarity with cGMP, FDA and ISO regulated environment.

Understanding & knowledge of equipment software & GAMP guidelines.

Experience with high speed packaging automation lines including experience with labelling, cartoning, case packaging, T&T systems, and line control systems.

Experience in FAT, SAT, commissioning & validation of Packaging equipment in medical device environment.

Experience in testing and debugging issues on high volume equipment and process.

Proven track record in applying continuous improvements projects.

Experience in documenting procedures associated with medical device processes & equipment.

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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