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Engineer, Senior, Abbott Point of Care (Ottawa)

Ottawa, ON K1P

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. Abbott Point of Care is a worldwide leader in providing with-patient care solutions that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective for our customers. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, our i-STAT® System family of with-patient products and services fosters a collaborative, patient-centred environment while driving operational performance.  We are headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with more than 1,500 global employees and a presence in 84 countries. Our 46,500 square metre, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Abbott Pointe, is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Position Overview:

In this position, you will partner with APOC’s suppliers and R&D teams to improve quality and reduce variation across the plastics and packaging portfolios, through the use of advance polymer science knowledge and statistical/fact based analytics.  You will drive sustainable corrective actions and preventative actions to meet critical quality attributes (CQA), and identify/explore new CQAs and controls to further improve product quality.  You will also be leading the qualification of new injection molding tools.


  • Apply advanced scientific knowledge, engineering knowledge, mathematics and ingenuity to complete complex assignments with little or no supervision.
  • Understand the business needs of the company and have a thorough understanding of customer and clinical needs as they relate to projects.
  • Lead and/or participate on cross-functional teams to support organizational goals.
  • Conceptualize complete solutions, create or coordinate the design solutions for novel or complex problems; explore multiple alternatives.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) or independent technical expert (ITE) on a project’s technical matters; may interface with senior management, external firms or agencies, may coordinate technical matters between organizations.
  • Responsible for completing documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with business standards.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to support organizational goals.
  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining effectiveness of Quality System.
  • Other miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as may be required.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Minimum 8 years in an engineering role.
    • Bachelor’s Degree (Science, Engineering or equivalent) required.
    • Experience in two shot injection molding or polymer science preferred.
    • Strong working knowledge of polymer-based materials, manufacturing processes and applications.
    • Knowledge and experience in manufacturing process control with double shot injection molding.
    • Experience with polycarbonate, ABS, PETG, TPE, and polymer coatings for medical grade packaging.
    • Experience using Solidworks or equivalent CAD software
    • Solid understanding of technical drawings, interpretation of specification and tolerances
    • Ability to perform tolerance stack up analysis
    • Structured Problem solving, Statistical testing, Design of Experiments, fact based problem solving.
    • Some experience or exposure to a manufacturing environment is an asset.
    • Ability to work independently and in groups, ability to work cross-functionally.
    • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical thinking skills.
    • Ability or aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software.
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
    • Strong organizational and project management skills.
    • Ability or aptitude to provide solutions and contingency plans through the comprehensive review of alternatives.
    • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding or skills and willingness to learn.
    • Trained or certified in Lean Six Sigma is an asset
    • 25% travel required

      Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.

      Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.

      We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

      Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

      Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/abbott-/, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.","title":"Engineer, Senior, Abbott Point of Care (Ottawa)Division: APOC Point of Care
      Travel: Not specified
      Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
      Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2019-09-04 Expires: 2019-10-13

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