Abbott Process Automation and Vision Engineer II, in Plano, Texas
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.
Develop and execution of short and long-term automation strategy for new product manufacturing process development to improve manufacturing quality, consistency, productivity, cycle time, and cost. This includes research, selection, and integration of hardware and software for automated visual inspection, robotics, and AI.
Impact this role will have on Abbott:
Design and develop vision and automation system hardware and programs to integrate into automated processes capable of providing consistent and repeatable results in support of manufacturing solutions, collaborating with both external vision system suppliers and internal customers as appropriate
Provide technical expertise, leadership, and guidance to process development engineering team for new medical devices supporting rapidly growing neuromodulation business
Research and maintain knowledge of new developments in automation and machine vision design technologies
Evaluate and enhance existing installed vision/automation solutions based on product quality, cost, and manufacturability
Lead planning, execution, and compliance of process validation as required by FDA, other regulatory entities, and company quality system
Support new product introductions and ensure successful transition to manufacturing
Collaborate with and influence cross-functional teams (R&D, manufacturing, supply chain, sustaining engineering) to achieve organizational objectives
Maintain metrics, prepare technical reports, develop improvement recommendations, and deliver presentations reflecting the status and results of projects on a regular basis
Prepare budgets and control expenditures to stay within spending limits.
Your qualifications and education:
BS or advanced degree in Computer Science/Graphics, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related fields with manufacturing machine vision system design experience.
3 to 5+ years manufacturing engineering experience
3 to 5+ years’ experience developing successful integrated machine vision solutions
Extensive knowledge of and experience working with one or more major vision technology providers such as Cognex, Keyence, Halcon, National Instruments, Matrox, Open CV
Cognex VisionPro and Keyence Vision Editor Skills a plus.
Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET, C++, C# programming
Experience with the development and implementation of automated electro/mechanical systems and PLC’s
Experience in development of electro/mechanical test and assembly fixturing
Proficiency using Solid Works a plus
Prior experience in medical device / FDA regulated manufacturing a plus
Experience with new production introductions and associated process development
Expertise with statistical techniques (e.g., DOE, SPC)
Demonstrated leadership skills to forge strong, collaborative business relationships to help and organization exceed its objectives
Aptitude to effectively manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, changing environment
Strong verbal and written communications with experience effectively communicating to multiple levels in the organization
Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountable
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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