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Engineer II, Manufacturing

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 16, 2022

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.Manufacturing Engineer II Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott's Electrophysiology and Heart Failure 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. - Our Irvine, CA location is seeking a high caliber, motivated, self-driven individual to join our manufacturing engineering team for ablation and diagnostic catheter manufacturing in Abbott's Electrophysiology and Heart Failure business unit. Individuals in this role will support the operations team as a front-line engineer working with assemblers and troubleshooting equipment and process issues. Additionally, this position will manage projects aimed towards designing and developing manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality. WHAT YOU'LL DO -

  • Front line engineer supporting operations team
  • Manage projects which include new production equipment, process improvements and cost reductions. - Additional responsibilities include:
    • 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 design improvements, procurement, build and debug of tooling, machinery and equipment
    • Initiate and complete technical activities and reports
    • Work within a cross-functional team to troubleshoot and address issues on the production floor including non-conformances identifiedIndividual 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 - - - - EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING -Required -
        • Mechanical, Chemical, Biomedical or any engineering or technical degree or equivalent experience required
        • Minimum 3 years' manufacturing engineering experience.
        • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills
        • Demonstrated leadership capability in team settings
        • Ability to lead and motivate peers, drive change and problem solve with creativity
        • 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.
        • Results oriented, Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
        • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
        • Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally. Preferred -
          • Medical device experience preferred, but not required 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
            • 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:--- - - 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 and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Irvine , Engineer II, Manufacturing, Engineering , Irvine, California

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