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Senior Operational Excellence Engineer

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats. Our location in Scottsdale, AZ, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer.Abbott Scottsdale is seeking an experienced Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer. Responsible for analyzing, designing, and implementing manufacturing and business process improvements that increase capacity, reduce lead-time, reduce the work-in-process, - and improve process flow and efficiency. These actions will occur across multiple facets of organization including: manufacturing, design, supplier development, documentation, and Abbott suppliers. Projects will incorporate lean manufacturing, theory of constraints, quick response manufacturing, Just-In-Time, Methods- Time Measurement, or a variety of other systems improvement philosophies. The employee will be required to create strong relationships with team members internal and external to Abbott to ensure project success. WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Analyzes, creates and implements manufacturing and/or business process improvements that increase capacity, reduce lead-time, reduce work in process and improve the quality, cost and delivery performance of Abbott.
  • Completes capacity analyzes internally and/or at suppliers for headcount, equipment and space requirements using simulation software or other effective tools.
  • Identifies opportunities and drives incorporation of appropriate Lean tool usage such as 5S, time study, line balancing, standard work, material flow and value stream mapping, process mapping and Kaizen event into the daily functions of continuous improvement.
  • Implements and maintains effective metrics with internal customers.
  • Participates as a core member in cross-functional teams to quickly troubleshoot and eliminate product supply issues internally or at suppliers.
  • Makes recommendations to teams, which drive higher yielding, lower cost, more manufacturable products. May use financial analyses tool and recommend alternative courses of action.
  • Convinces internal customer to make fundamental changes to their manufacturing and/or business processes. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequired
    • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering or related engineering field.
    • Masters Degree Preferred
    • Related work experience with a strong understanding of specified functional area
    • Technical/Business Knowledge-Wide application of technical principles, practices, and procedures.
    • Strong understanding of business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships.
    • Cognitive Skills- Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
    • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    • Has a sound knowledge of various technical alternatives and their impact.
    • Project management experience
    • Black Belt/Six Sigma certification
    • PMP certification
    • Solid understanding of statistical analysis/RCPS tools and concepts WHAT 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 (Include for Manufacturing roles only)
      • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Include for Manufacturing roles only)
      • 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 Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Scottsdale , Senior Operational Excellence Engineer, Engineering , Scottsdale, Arizona

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