MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
Provides support to the Manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize cost-effective existing manufacturing processes and methods to ensure that production goals are met, in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.
Monitors performance of equipment, recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and machines, design tools, and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that could have in resultant non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues;
is also responsible for the activities related to instalation and validation of production lines as well as the lifecycle management of equipments.
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 processes, 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 area on technical or business solutions.
May interact with vendors and other 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.
Bachelor's degree in Industrial,Mechanical, Electrical, Science Engineer or related careers.
5-7 years of work experience
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 techniques (DOE, SPC) is required.
Advanced commands of English
Desired experience in validation plans for medical industry products and processes and root cause problem-solving methodologies.
Knowledge of FDA, GMP and ISO guidelines.