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Senior Quality Engineer

Abbott

Abbott

Quality Assurance
Minnetonka, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 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

We have an opening for a Sr. Quality Engineer at our Minnetonka, MN site within our Electrophysiology division. This position will provide Process/Quality Engineering support to manufacturing for commercially released product, helping to ensure delivery of highest quality product to the customer.

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.

What You’ll Work On

  • Reduces and controls manufacturing process defects (scrap, nonconforming material, customer complaints) by leading efforts/teams focused on identifying the primary root causes and implementing corrective and preventative actions.

  • May be responsible for implementing product stops & documenting release criteria.

  • Develops and implements product quality plans, documents and systems by creating product specifications, quality specifications, quality plans, risk analyses, FMEAs in conjunction with other product development team members.

  • May be responsible for risk analyses and FMEAs.

  • Develops and implements Process Monitoring Systems by identifying critical process steps which could culminate in possible sources of manufacturing defects and devising methods to reduce process variation in order to reduce/eliminate the cause of defects.

  • Collects and analyzes Lead Manufacturing process defect data Product/Process improvement efforts (e.g. scrap, nonconforming product, customer complaints) by systematically gathering quality metric data and performing the appropriate analysis method(s) to enhance sustaining product design and new product development.

  • Creates Quality Tools & Training Materials by applying body of knowledge/expertise and communicating to respective teams.

  • Participates in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance and work direction, and offering counsel. May lead a project team.

  • Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects. Influences middle management on technical or business solutions.

  • May interact with vendors.

  • Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval. Initiates or maintains work schedule.

  • Establishes priorities of work assignments.

  • Exercises judgment in selecting innovative, practical methods to achieve problem resolution.

  • Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in serious program delays and considerable expenditure of resources.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • Experience with CAPAs and non conformance processes

  • Knowledge of quality requirements within medical devices or similar regulated industry

Apply Now

* 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.