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Principal Process Development Engineer

Company: Abbott
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbotts Heart Failure division, were advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in electrophysiology and heart failure (EPHF), allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives. For years, Abbotts MEDICAL DEVICES businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether its glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine ?nger sticks. We are seeking a high caliber Staff Process Engineer who will perform analyses to develop design specifications and performance requirements. Provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties and process (advantages/limitations) engineering planning. Selects techniques to solve problems and make sound design recommendations.WHAT YOULL DO+ Establish processes based on product specifications. + Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles. + Understand principles of Cost of Goods Sold + Manage program compliance with Quality Control requirements (i.e. Design Control, Process validation etc.). + Understand IP issues relative to processes being developed. + Maintain knowledge of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies. + Understand work environment issues (i.e. OSHA regulations, etc.). + May supervise or provide work direction to other engineers and technicians + May lead or serve as member on cross-functional project teams + 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.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOULL BRING+ BS degree in Engineering or Technical Field required or equivalent experience; advanced degree preferred + 9+ years manufacturing engineering experience required + Experience designing and testing medical devices preferred + Experience developing manufacturing processes and technologies and designing for manufacturability preferred + Previous project management and people management experience 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 15%, including internationally.WHAT WE OFFERAt Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: A fast-paced work environmentwhere your safety is our priority Production areas that areclean, well-lit and temperature-controlledTraining and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance Financial securitythrough competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans Health care and well-being programsincluding medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs Paid time off401(k)retirement savings with a generous company match The stability of a companywith a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:? (/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 , on Facebook at /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

Keywords: Abbott, Minnetonka , Principal Process Development Engineer, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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