Abbott Facilities Assct 3 in Menlo Park, California

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.

Job Summary

  • Oversees the planning, design, reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other facilities.

  • Responsible for planning plant, office and production equipment layouts for efficiency of operation and maximum utilization of facilities and equipment.

  • Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs.

  • Develops criteria and performance specifications for facilities and equipment required to meet unique operating requirements and building and safety codes. 5.

  • Directs and coordinates architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings.

  • Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisition.

  • Inspects or directs the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.

  • Gathers and reviews data concerning facility or equipment specifications, company or government restrictions, required completion date, and construction feasibility.

  • Assists in development and maintenance of short-term and long-term facilities space plan.

  • May be responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and planning preventative maintenance.

  • Plans and coordinates periodic shutdown to service and maintain equipment.

  • Investigates unplanned events affecting facility operations and takes appropriate corrective and preventive actions to preclude recurrence.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related discipline, with a minimum of 2 -5 years of experience in this discipline, or equivalent combination of education and applicable work experience. Experience with cGMP and cGLP practices and projects preferred.

  • Working knowledge and application of business concepts, procedures and practices. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

  • Works on problems of significant scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Has a good knowledge of technical alternatives and an strong understanding of their impact on the systems environment.

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