1+ months
2018-06-012018-08-19

Engineer II Process Development

Abbott
Scottsdale, AZ

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.

Job Duties: Significant/essential duties, tasks or responsibilities which employees in this position are required to perform:

• Establishes processes based on product specifications. • Evaluates process and design alternatives based on “design for manufacturability” principles. • Understands principles of “Cost of Goods Sold”. • Manages program compliance with “Quality Control” requirements (i.e. Design Control, Process validation etc.). • Understands IP issues relative to processes being developed. • Maintains knowledge of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies. • Understand work environment issues (i.e. OSHA regulations, etc.). • 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.

Equipment: The type of equipment the incumbent will utilize in this position:

May, on occasion, work with a variety of production equipment, small hand tools, test equipment, and precision measuring instruments. Also uses standard office equipment such as telephone, fax/copier, and a personal computer with standard office software.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics representative of those encountered by an employee performing the essential functions of this job:

Working environment varies from standard office/cubicle with air/sound/light control to general laboratory and production areas with varying physical conditions including “clean room” situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

Activities require a significant amount of sitting in front of a computer monitor, some standing and walking. Significant use of hands and arms, plus finger dexterity to reach, point, write, type, operate a computer and other office equipment. Performs tasks that regularly require good correctable vision and hand/eye coordination. Activities also require significant use of voice and hearing for discussions with other employees. Qualifications: Describe the minimum education and experience, including knowledge, skills and abilities, required to successfully perform the job. List any certificates, license, and/or registrations required.

Qualifications: The minimum education and experience, including knowledge, skills and abilities, required to successfully perform the job:

General Qualifications:

• BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Technical Field or equivalent experience; advanced degree preferred

• 2 – 4 years manufacturing experience - microelectronics assembly experience preferred

• Experience designing and testing medical devices a plus

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

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

• 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 approximately 10%, including internationally.

• Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
Job Family: Engineering
Division: CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: No
Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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