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Quality Engineer - 3rd Shift

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Coldwater
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

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 113,000 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.WHAT YOU LL DOThe 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 requirementsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU LL BRINGRequired
    • 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
    • Strong project management and leadership skills
    • 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).
    • 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.Preferred
      • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferredWHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
        • A 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
        • Paid time off
        • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
        • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: 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 Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Kalamazoo , Quality Engineer - 3rd Shift, Engineering , Coldwater, Michigan

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