Abbott Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Automotive Experience) in Temecula, 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.

(Automotive /Aerospace Experience)

Primary Job Function Provides support to the Manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitors

performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process

parameters that produce nonconforming Products, low yields or product quality issues. Interfaces with

Quality and Research and Development organizations to integrate new products or processes

into the existing manufacturing area.

Core Job Responsibilities Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  1. Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet

strategic goals and objectives of the company. Prepares reports, publishes,

and makes presentations to communicate findings.;

  1. Analyzes and solves problems from basic engineering principles,

theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major

breakthrough in technology.;

  1. Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and

techniques. Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or

authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.;

  1. Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion. Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the

customer needs of our business. Understands the business cycle and

foresight of emerging technologies trends.;

  1. Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks.

Serves has a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers

and employees. May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for

the projects. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing

feedback and guidance.;

  1. Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers.

Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and

advice on significant matters. Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.

(Supervision Received) Works under only general direction. Independently

determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon

completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.;

(Supervision Provided) May provide work direction and guidance to exempt and/or skilled nonexempt

levels of employees; may be asked to evaluate performance of and assist in

career development planning for subordinates.

Position Accountability / Scope

(Influence/Leadership) Establishes and cultivates an extensive network of

support to facilitate completion of assignments. Participates in the

development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance and work direction, and offering counsel. May lead a project team.

Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects. Influences middle

management on technical or business solutions. May interact with vendors.;

(Planning/Organization) Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval.

Initiates or maintains work schedule. Establishes priorities of work assignments.;

(Decision Making/Impact) Exercises judgment in selecting innovative, practical methods to achieve problem

resolution. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations

would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure

of resources.

Minimum Education

Bachelor's degree (Engineering - Manufacturing/Mechanical/ Chemical / BioMedical preferred) plus 6+ years of related work experience with a strong

understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of

education and work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

Minimum Experience / Training Required

** Medical Device Experience is required

** Product Development experience

** Line Support experience a plus

** Data/Statistical analysis experience a plus

** AutoCAD

(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Wide application of technical

principles, practices, and procedures. Strong understanding of business unit

function and cross group dependencies/ relationships. Will perform this job

in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can

result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.;

(Cognitive Skills) Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data

requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally

defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for

obtaining solutions. Has a sound knowledge of various technical alternatives

and their impact



An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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