Quality Engineer Job
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Casa Grande, AZ, US
40 hours per week
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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.
Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.
Casa Grande, Ariz., is one of Abbott’s leading nutrition manufacturing plants in the U.S., reflecting our commitment to innovation and excellence. But we’re more than just a company, we’re a family. Working here you’ll be part of a family that works together to make a difference and enhance the lives of millions worldwide.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
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, Medical Benefits start day 1
Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
Vacation – 3 weeks of accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
Company Paid Pension Plan
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
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 stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The Quality Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining quality engineering methodologies and providing quality engineering support within new product development, manufacturing, or system/services support.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Identify and implement effective process control systems to support the development, qualification, and on-going manufacturing of products to meet or exceed internal and external requirements
Lead, coach, and mentor non-exempt and entry level exempt personnel
Assist in the development and execution of streamlined business systems which effectively identify and resolve quality issues
Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues
Design and conduct experiments for process optimization and/or improvement
Appropriately document experiment plans and results, including protocol writing and reports
Lead process control and monitoring of CTQ parameters and specifications
Lead and implement various product and process improvement methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing)
Lead the investigation, resolution and prevention of product and process nonconformances
Participate in or lead teams in supporting quality disciplines, decisions, and practices (e.g., represent the Quality function as a Core Team Member)
Lead in the completion and maintenance of risk analysis
Work with design engineering in the completion of product verification and validation
Work with microbiology to ensure appropriate environmental monitoring and that microbiology requirements are considered in product and process development activities
Support all Divisional initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU’LL BRING
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Technical or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Engineering and demonstrated use of Quality tools/methodologies. Detailed knowledge of FDA, GMP
Advanced computer skills, including statistical/data analysis and report writing skills. Experience implementing various product and process improvement methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing).
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred
Strong project management and leadership skills
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com
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, Military/Veteran Employer, committed to employee diversity.
The base pay for this position is $56,700.00 – $113,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.
- Process Control
- Quality Management Systems
- Six Sigma
- Quality Tools
- Process Development
- Product Verification
- Risk Analysis
- Project Management
- Lean Manufacturing
- Design Engineering
- Process Control Systems
- Process Optimization
- New Product Development
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Who We Are
PUT YOUR TALENTS TO WORK
Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.