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Abbott Senior Process Engineer in Plymouth, Minnesota

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.

Senior Process Development Engineer – Electrophysiology (EP) Plymouth, MN

Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott’s Electrophysiology and Heart Failure (EPHF) division, we’re advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

What you will do:

As Senior Process Development Engineer , at our Plymouth, MN location, you will act as the subject matter expert for the process engineering team and sees products transition from development into full production. In this role, you will develop various processes and implement those into production through thorough validation by working closely with research/development and quality teams.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals. In this role, you will be part of our Electrophysiology (EP) Catheter product team focused on delivering the future in diagnostic, imaging, and ablation therapy catheters.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establishes processes based on product specifications.

  • Evaluates process and design alternatives based on “Design for Manufacturability” principles.

  • Understands principles of “Cost of Goods Sold”.

  • Manages program compliance with “Quality Control” requirements (i.e. Design Control, Process validation etc.).

  • Understands IP issues relative to processes being developed.

  • Maintains knowledge of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies.

  • May supervise or provide work direction to other engineers and technicians

  • May lead or serve as a member of cross-functional teams

  • Understands work environment issues (i.e. OSHA regulations, etc.).

  • 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 5+ years engineering experience

  • Previous project management and people management experience

  • 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 up to 10%, including possibly internationally

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in full production process scale up

  • Experience designing and testing medical devices

  • Experience developing manufacturing processes and technologies and designing for manufacturability

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model.

  • GPA: 3.0 or higher preferred


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

  • 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: _ _www.abbottbenefits.com (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.

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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