• Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Alajuela Province
  • Abbott Laboratories in Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
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  • 1 month ago

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About Abbott
Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and your family, be your true self and live a full life.

You will have access to:
• Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
• 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 the best place to work for diverse, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity
This position works out of our Costa Rica - Alajuela location in the Vascular Division.

• Interfaces with Quality and Research and... Development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.
• Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company. Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.
• Analyzes and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major breakthrough in technology.
• Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques. Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of technical specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
• Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion. Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business. Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.
• Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks. Serves as a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees. May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
• Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers. Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters. Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.
• Establishes and cultivates an extensive network of support to facilitate completion of assignments.
• Participates in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance and work direction, and offering counsel.
• May lead a team focused on Yield, MUV, CIP projects of Improvement.
• Participates in determining goals and objectives for engineering responsibilities, projects and direct reports.
• Influences middle management and another functional areas on technical or business solutions.
• May interact with vendors and another Abbott Sites.
• Exercises judgment in selecting innovative, practical methods to achieve problem resolution (DMAIC, A3 ́s).
• Participate or lead Investigations, CAPA/Divisional CAPA and problem solving.
• May lead a Green Belt and/or Black Belt Projects for CIP, Yield, MUV improvement.
• Create, measure, challenge and Improve Product and Process documentation according Quality Management System.
• Active contribution to understand, connect and improve key process indicators (Yield, MUV, MSP, MPSP, PFM, CIP, etc).
• Develop technical process knowledge in all parts of the product manufacturing cycle, for example: In Catheters in Extrusion, Subassemblies and Main Assembly; In PressureWire in raw material, subassemblies, and finished good.
• Have the ability to develop TLT ́s, CO ́s, CR ́s, Confirmation studies, etc.
• Others

• Bachelor's degree: Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Science Engineer or related careers.
• Advanced commands of English / Required

_ Experience/Background_:
• 57 years or equivalent education and work experience.
• Of related work experience with a strong understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
• Strong understanding of business unit functions and cross group dependencies/relationships.
• Will perform this job in a quality system environment.
• Experience leading a team toward departmental goals; Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
• Demonstrated understanding of how division and site strategy and objectives connect to day to day activity.
• Computer software knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point).
• Knowledge of Statistical techniqu
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