- Communication skills
- FDA regulations
- Paid time off
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Vision insurance
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.
Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease. We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care
Quality Engineer I is responsible for supporting and maintaining quality assurance programs, policies, processes, procedures and controls ensuring that performance and quality of products conform to established standards and agency regulations. Uses problem solving, technical writing, and communication skills to gather cross functional buy in for improvements ranging from relatively simple to significant in terms of scope and impact. Applies a structured methodical approach even in dynamic situations with significant uncertainty and supports projects through to completion.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, 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 and can apply engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques.
Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognized leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion.
Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks.
Builds strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders to further departmental and organizational objectives.
Supports project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects.
Recommends and implements changes to the system as the result of changing regulations and/or business needs.
Analyzes data, makes decisions or provides recommendations to senior staff regarding quality related crises (e.g. patient injury due to product malfunction).
Support all Divisional initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
Identify opportunities to proactively assure compliance to all applicable internal, domestic and international quality regulations, US 21 CFR 820 (QSR), ISO 13485, etc.
Identify and manage activities related to adding value to the organization through risk reduction, cost improvement, and budgetary responsibility.
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.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree plus 0-2 years of related work experience .
Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures. General understanding of business unit/group function. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.
Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.
Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment
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
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 communities
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com
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.
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