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Senior Tool Design Engineer

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 15, 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 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 Tool Design Engineer who will be responsible for Design and Facilitate fabrication of tooling and production equipment for microelectronics assemblies. 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

  • Collaborate with internal customers to provide mechanical design support for manufacturing and testing equipment
  • Support the development of automated equipment and Establish machine specifications.
  • Evaluate process and design alternatives based on Design for Manufacturability principles.
  • Establish knowledge base of new developments in manufacturing and design technologies.
  • Collaborate with vendors on procuring materials, services, and equipment
  • Fix and repair automated equipment
  • Assemble and evaluate automated equipment
  • You will Support equipment validations
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Align with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, 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. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequired
    • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Associates degree in equipment technology with 10-15 years relevant experience
    • 5-10 years of Engineering Design experience
    • Experience with crafting and fabricating automated manufacturing equipment for low and high volume processes.
    • Good communication skills and the ability to interact with the organization
    • Experience with general automation and control concepts along with machine vision systems and PLC software programming.
    • CAD software skills are also required (ProE, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD).
    • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
    • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a dynamic, changing environment.
    • Lead and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
    • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
    • Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally 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 Tool Design Engineer, Engineering , Scottsdale, Arizona

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