Manufacturing Engineer (31028077)
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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents
Our location in Westford, MA, currently has an opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer.
What you’ll do:
This position will design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures in order to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality.
Manage projects which include new production equipment, process improvements and cost reductions while supporting new product introductions.
Provide guidance to other engineers and technicians.
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.
Individual should: Be innovative, resourceful, and work with minimal direction; have excellent organization, problem solving, communication, and team leadership skills; work effectively with cross-functional 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 YOU’LL BRING
Bachelors Degree (Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering preferred) IS REQUIRED. Master degree preferred
2-5 years of manufacturing engineering experience required. 2+ years experience is preferred.
Previous medical device experience preferred.
Experience with electronics and electrical components preferred.
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 across different shifts in the organization.
Be able to work independently without supervision, multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
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
- 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
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