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SENIOR MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

Abbott

Abbott

Minnetonka, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Minnetonka MN location in the Electrophysiology division. In Abbott’s Electrophysiology (EP) business, we’re advancing the treatment of heart disease through breakthrough medical technologies in atrial fibrillation, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer will be 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 Work On

  • Engage with Front line engineers supporting operations team to build knowledge for current state operations.
  • Manage projects which include new production equipment, process improvements and cost reductions while supporting new product introductions. Provide guidance to other engineers and technicians. 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 the design, procurement, build and debug of tooling, machinery and test equipment
  • Work with Product Development to ensure Design for Manufacturability
  • Be innovative, resourceful, and work with minimal direction
  • Have excellent organization, problem solving, communication, and team leadership skills
  • Have ability to multitask, priorities their work and make data driven decisions
  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams

Required Qualifications

  • Mechanical, Chemical, Biomedical or any engineering or technical degree or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing engineering experience. Prior medical device manufacturing engineering experience is preferred, but not required.
  • 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 travel approximately 5%, including internationally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical Device Experience

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. 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.



The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.