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Process Engineer

Abbott Laboratories Temecula, CA
  • Expired: 5 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

This position will design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality.

Job Duties

  • Design and develop manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures to meet daily production schedules while enhancing productivity and product quality
  • Evaluation of production equipment
  • Production support and process validation
  • Interface with vendors for incoming components
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing process and equipment
  • Utilize tools like Gage R&R, CP, CPK, and SPC to improve processes
  • Understand manufacturing concepts like Value Stream mapping, 5S and Visual Workplace to improve quality, labor efficiency, and throughput.
  • Protocol and report writing
  • Generate and modify manufacturing process documentation
  • Work with cross functional teams as required
  • Develop and implement process improvements
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, 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.


  • Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Biomedical, etc. Engineering degree required.
  • 3-5 years of manufacturing engineering experience required.
  • Previous medical device experience preferred.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • 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.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
  • Expanded knowledge in own discipline and broader capabilities.
  • Understands key business drivers and uses this to accomplish work.
  • No supervisory responsibility but provides informal guidance to new team members.
  • Solves problems in straight forward situations using technical expertise, judgment and precedents.
  • Impacts the quality of own work and the work of others. Works within guidelines and policies.
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information and works to build consensus.

*Will consider at lower level depending on experience.

Abbott Laboratories


Temecula, CA