Abbott Manufacturing Engineer II in St. Paul, Minnesota

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 Manufacturing Engineer II. This position will provide technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties and process (advantages/limitations) engineering planning. The role will be responsible for selecting techniques to solve problems and make sound process design recommendations.

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:

  • Establishes processes based on product specifications.

  • Evaluates process and design alternatives based on “design for manufacturability” principles.

  • Understands principles of “Cost of Goods Sold”.

  • Maintains knowledge of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies.

  • Understand work environment issues (i.e. OSHA regulations, etc.).

  • 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.

  • Design, document and Provide manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures.

  • Evaluation of production inspection equipment, tooling inspection and inspection methods

  • Demonstrated ability to Program CMM equipment in PC DMIS

  • GD&T methodology and understanding

  • Understand PLC programs and Inspection software such as QC Calc

  • Utilize tools like Gage R&R, Cp, Cpk, Bias studies and SPC to improve processes

  • Exposure to Optical inspection and Profilometry equipment

  • Ability to use Solid works or other CAD systems.

  • Modify manufacturing process documentation, MPs & IPs – as needed

  • Provide technical direction to Machinists/ process personal/maintenance technicians

  • Efficiently utilize PDM tools for Machine and tool drawings

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent experience

  • 2 – 4 years engineering experience

  • Experience with inspecting machined medical device components required

  • PC-DMIS Programming and Optical inspection experience required

  • Experience developing manufacturing processes and technologies and designing for manufacturability required

  • 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.

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