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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Abbott
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.
Working at Abbott
At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You'll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-student-debt-for-our-employees.html) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree-for-free-its-possible-with-freeu.html) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor's degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

    The Opportunity
    As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, we focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.
    This position works out of our Minnetonka, MN location in the Cardiac Rhythm Management division.
    We are seeking a high caliber, motivated, self-driven leader to join our manufacturing engineering team where delivery catheter systems are manufactured as part of Abbott's Cardiac Rhythm Management business unit.
    Individuals in this role will work on manufacturing sustaining products as well as new product launches. They will be supporting the operations team as a front-line engineer working with assemblers and troubleshooting equipment and process issues. Additionally, this position will manage projects aimed towards designing and developing manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality.
    What You'll Work On

    • Engage with Front line engineers supporting operations team to build knowledge for current state operations.

    • Manage projects which include new production equipment, process improvements and cost reductions while supporting new product introductions. Provide guidance to other engineers and technicians. Additional responsibilities include:

    • Provide technical mentorship to engineers and technicians

    • Conduct Process FMEAs and Process Validations

    • Improve product quality, labor efficiency, and throughput through the use of Lean manufacturing concepts

    • Coordinate the design, procurement, build and debug of tooling, machinery and test equipment

    • Work with Product Development to ensure Design for Manufacturability

    • Be innovative, resourceful, and work with minimal direction

    • Have excellent organization, problem solving, communication, and team leadership skills

    • Have ability to multitask, priorities their work and make data driven decisions

    • Work effectively with cross-functional teams


      • Mechanical, Chemical, Biomedical or any engineering or technical degree or equivalent experience required

      • Minimum 5 years manufacturing engineering experience. Prior medical device manufacturing engineering experience is preferred, but not required.

      • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills

      • Demonstrated leadership capability in team settings

      • Ability to lead and motivate peers, drive change and problem solve with creativity.

      • Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.

        Preferred Qualifications

        • Medical device experience preferred, but not required

          WHAT WE OFFER
          At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

          • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority (Manufacturing roles only)

          • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Manufacturing roles only)

          • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

          • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

          • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

          • Paid time off

          • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

          • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

            Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx
            Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
            Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.
            An Equal Opportunity Employer
            Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
            We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
            To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

Keywords: Abbott, Minnetonka , Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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