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.
The Manufacturing Engineer (internal title: Associate Engineer I), is an engineering professional who applies scientific, engineering, mathematics knowledge and ingenuity to complete basic engineering assignments.
Responsibilities include developing manufacturing processes, creating manufacturing instructions, analyzing manufacturing issues, developing solutions, assessing new product designs for manufacturability, troubleshooting problems, factory line support, completing process validations, and developing sub-assembly & system level test procedures. Completing and documenting non-conformance investigations and corrective actions. Providing feedback to design engineering on manufacturability issues and improvements. Additional responsibilities include defect data analysis, and project support.
Key Success Factors
- Review results for overall accuracy, completeness, and soundness of technical judgment.
- Recognizes risks versus the relative gains associated with actions.
- Matches design specifics with respect to system performance.
Position Impact to Business
This role impacts customer service, satisfaction and revenue generation through ensuring the successful manufacturability of instruments.
Drives functional performance to ensure the highest standard in quality, customer service, and regulatory compliance are met
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, or closely related discipline.
- 0-4 years of experience with electro-mechanical assemblies and manufacturing operations.
- Experience in troubleshooting complex instrumentation with entry level proficiency in 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks) and interpreting engineering drawings, and completing engineering changes.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with other functional groups or suppliers
- Experience with lean six sigma tools, design for assembly analysis (DFA) software, basic statistics, process validations, and Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) is a plus.
- Experience troubleshooting and problem resolution for electro-mechanical devices is a plus.
- Experience with medical device manufacturing or comparable industry in an FDA regulated environment is a preferred.
- 2 (+) years experience with electro-mechanical assemblies and manufacturing operations.
- 2(+) years experience in troubleshooting complex instrumentation with entry level proficiency in 3D CAD (preferably SolidWorks) and interpreting engineering drawings, and completing engineering changes.