1+ months
2018-03-152018-07-20

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Abbott
Temecula, CA

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.

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.; 

2. 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.; 

3. 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.; 

4. 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.; 

5. 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.; 

6. 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

OPEN TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES AT A LOWER LEVEL

NO RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.
Job Family: Engineering
Division: AVD Vascular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: Yes
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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