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Abbott Sr. Engineer, Machine Design 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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, we're all about helping you live the best life you can through good health. We keep your heart healthy, nourish your body at every stage of life, help you feel and move better, and bring you information, medicines and breakthroughs to manage your health. Every single day and around the world, we're discovering new ways to make life better.

We are seeking a high caliber Senior Machine Design Engineer; who will be responsible for Design and Facilitate fabrication of tooling and production equipment for microelectronics assemblies

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 collaborative, dynamic and visionary. We value people with new ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

We come to work with energy and enthusiasm because we witness every single day how meaningful our work is to all those who depend on us, our company and our products.

As an Abbott professional, you’ll work in a dynamic environment that:

  • Fosters your growth through comprehensive learning

  • Recognizes and rewards your contributions through competitive compensation to align your work with business success

  • Values and encourages diversity

  • Provides you with meaningful work and gives you the opportunity to have an impact on the lives of people across the world

Impact role with have with Abbott:

  • Collaborate with internal customers to provide mechanical design support for manufacturing and testing equipment

  • Support the development of automated equipment and Establish machine specifications.

  • Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles.

  • Establish knowledge base of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies.

  • Collaborate with vendors on procuring materials, services, and equipment

  • Fix and repair automated equipment

  • Assemble and evaluate automated equipment

  • You will Support equipment validations

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Align with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, 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.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Associates degree in equipment technology with 10-15 years relevant experience

  • 5-10 years of Engineering Design experience

  • Experience with crafting and fabricating automated manufacturing equipment for low and high volume processes.

  • Good communication skills and the ability to interact with the organization

  • Experience with general automation and control concepts along with machine vision systems and PLC software programming.

  • CAD software skills are also required (ProE, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD).

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

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a dynamic, changing environment.

  • Lead and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Abbott to be an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with this policy, Abbott will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job levels based solely upon job-related qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetics or citizenship status.

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

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