Abbott Sr Engineer, Process Development in Minnetonka, Minnesota

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, high caliber Sr. Process Development Engineer. This position is responsible for providing guidance for the design and development of company products. They will work closely with product development team to establish product development goals while ensuring market compatibility.

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 action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Formulates and implements research and development programs, policies, and procedures required to support profitable growth.

  • Interfaces with appropriate internal and external resources to ensure intellectual property is appropriately protected.

  • Provides technical assistance for diagnosing design and manufacturing quality problems.

  • Guides development and documentation of test plan protocols, standard operating procedures, specifications and test procedures.

  • Participates in review boards for intellectual property, CAPA, complaints, business unit planning, and others as necessary.

  • Reviews and provides functional approval for project and quality system documentation.

  • Tracks and forecasts divisional and product and technology projects

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

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

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

  • Four year degree in a technical field, preferably mechanical, chemical , biomedical, industrial, or quality engineering; materials science, biochemistry, chemistry, physics or management.

  • Master’s degree in a technical or business field is preferred.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in medical device development and/or other highly regulated industry

  • 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 projects.

  • 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 20%, 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