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Abbott Senior Manufacturing Engineer 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 Senior Manufacturing Engineer. This position will provide engineering support to existing manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures to meet daily production schedules while improving productivity and product quality.

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:

  • Manage projects which include process improvements, new production equipment, and cost reductions while supporting new product introductions

  • Provide guidance to other engineers and technicians

  • Additional responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical mentorship to engineers and technicians

  • Support Process FMEAs and Process Validations

  • Improve product quality, labor efficiency, and throughput through the use of Lean manufacturing concepts

  • Individual should:

  • Be innovative, resourceful, and work with minimal direction

  • Have excellent organization, problem solving, communication, and team leadership skills

  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Utilize Root Cause Problem Solving techniques and lead cross-functional team to resolve product quality issues

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

  • Mechanical, Industrial or any engineering or technical degree or equivalent experience required

  • 5+ years manufacturing engineering experience

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills

  • Demonstrated leadership capability in team settings

  • 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

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • Medical device experience preferred

  • International manufacturing experience preferred

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

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 corpjat@abbott.com

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