Staff PD Engineer

in Plymouth, MN

Staff PD Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31081988

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31081988ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    Plymouth, MN, US

  • Job Category

    Operations

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Not specified

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

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 Plymouth, MN location in the EP 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.

As the Staff PD Engineer, you'll have the chance to act as the subject matter expert for the process engineering team and sees products transition from development into full production. In this role, you will develop various processes and implement those into production through thorough validation by working closely with research/development and quality teams.

What You’ll Work On

  • Provides leadership to establishes processes based on product specifications.
  • Evaluates process and design alternatives based on “Design for Manufacturability” principles.
  • Understands principles of “Cost of Goods Sold”.
  • Manages program compliance with “Quality Control” requirements (i.e. Design Control, Process validation etc.).
  • Understands IP issues relative to processes being developed.
  • Maintains knowledge of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies.
  • May supervise or provide work direction to other engineers and technicians
  • May lead or serve as a member of cross-functional teams
  • Understands work environment issues (i.e. OSHA regulations, etc.).
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, 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.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 8+ years engineering experience
  • Previous project management and people management experience
  • 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
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
  • Ability to travel up to 10%, including possibly internationally
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in full production process scale up
  • Experience designing and testing medical devices
  • Experience developing manufacturing processes and technologies and designing for manufacturability
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model.
  • GPA: 3.0 or higher preferred

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 $95,000.00 – $190,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • quality control
  • process engineering
  • quality management
  • quality management systems
  • engineering
  • environmental management systems
  • project management
  • people management
  • design control
  • process validation
  • fda

 

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Additional Information

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.

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