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Abbott Engineer II, Process Development in St. Paul, 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.

Engineer II, Process Development

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease. We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.

We are seeking an engineering professional who applies engineering principles and ingenuity to design and develop manufacturing processes, technologies, tooling, and fixturing for next generation medical devices


  • Design Support - Establish processes based on product and print requirements. Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles.

  • Process Optimization - Design and qualify equipment, fixtures, and tooling in order to understand process input and output relations via technical reports and Test Method Validations (TMV).

  • Process Validation - Protocol and report writing, as well as execution of IQ/OQ/PQs, and PPQs.

  • Root Cause Analysis and Troubleshooting - Resolves and/or facilitates the resolution of problems including identifying causes and implementing solutions to prevent re-occurrence.

  • Risk Management - Perform risk management activities using Failure Mode and Effect Analysis methodology (e.g. dFMEA, pFMEA).

  • Production support - Provide technical support for manufacturing processes and equipment to ensure high quality and yield.

  • Lead and interact with functional groups (e.g. research and development, quality, manufacturing, supply chain) as necessary to define work breakdown to achieve project goals related to schedule, performance, and cost.

  • Plan and conduct small to medium size projects. Coordinates and monitors activities. Makes judgments regarding quality of implementation within discipline.

  • Manage program compliance with internal and external standards (e.g. Design Control, Process Validation, and Process Control Plans).

  • Understand work environment issues (e.g. OSHA regulations, etc.).



  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering

  • 2-5 years engineering experience, prior medical device experience preferred.


  • Experience developing manufacturing processes, technologies, and Design for Manufacturability (DFM).

  • Experience with statistical analysis (e.g. Gage R&R, Cpk, SPC, DOE), Six Sigma certification and Minitab experience preferred.


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

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • 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.

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