Abbott Sr. Process Development Engineer in Sylmar, 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.
We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Process Engineer. Acts as the subject matter expert for the process engineering team and sees products transition from development into full production. Develops welding processes and implements those into production through thorough validation by working closely with research/development and quality teams.
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:
Establish processes based on product specifications
Evaluate process and design alternatives based on “Design for Manufacturability” principles
Understand principles of “Cost of Goods Sold”
Manage program compliance with Quality Control requirements (i.e. Design Control, Process validation etc.)
Understands IP issues relative to processes being developed
Maintain knowledge of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies
Understand work environment issues (i.e. OSHA regulations, etc.)
May supervise or provide work direction to other engineers and technicians
May lead or serve as member on cross-functional project teams
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:
BS degree in Engineering or Technical Field required or equivalent experience
5+ years engineering experience required
Previous project management and people management experience required
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 up to 10%, including possibly internationally
Your preferred qualifications and education:
Advanced degree preferred
Experience designing and testing medical devices preferred
Experience developing manufacturing processes and technologies and designing for manufacturability 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.
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