- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- UNITED STATES - ILLINOIS - ABBOTT PARK
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.
JOB DESCRIPTION:Position Summary
· An engineering professional who, working with little or no supervision, applies project management knowledge, engineering knowledge and ingenuity to complete medium size projects from concept thru project closure within or across disciplines.
Develops, plans, coordinates and directs engineering aspects of projects of major scope and importance.
Manages multiple, often concurrent projects and meets expectations. · Understands the business needs and has a thorough knowledge of the customer when developing a project scope.
Incorporates business foresight of emerging technological trends.
Leads development of Project Charter and documents the initial requirements that satisfy the stakeholder’s needs and expectations.
Establishes engineering project objectives and technical criteria for evaluating project results and activities of the project team.
Uses established PM tools and techniques (FEP, Cash Flow Projections, Scope / Schedule Control, etc.) to stay within authorized budget limits and achieve the overall project and organizational objectives.
Develops project plan documenting the actions necessary to define, prepare, integrate and coordinate all subsidiary plans.
Directs and manages Project Execution by performing the work defined in the project plan to achieve project objectives.
Closes the project by finalizing all activities across all the Project Management Process Groups to formally complete the project or phase.
Defines roles and responsibilities.
Directs efforts of internal and external resources.
Monitors and controls project work to meet the performance objectives defined in the project plan.
Focuses on cost and milestone achievement to optimize resource utilization. · Reviews change requests, manages and approves changes to the deliverables, organizational process assets, project documents, and the project plan.
Coordinates with corporate or divisional purchasing for procurement of equipment and / or services and contracting.
Effectively manages services and suppliers.
Implements common project management tools and methodologies.
Contributes to the development of project management best practices.
Identifies areas of risk and mitigates risks through early risk assessments and implementation of fallback / mitigation strategies.
TECHNICAL / DESIGN:
Directs others in the execution of: the design of products / processes / equipment / systems / facilities by applying engineering methods, concepts and techniques.
Ensures the project design complies with all engineering standards, project objectives and customer needs.
Benchmarks with other divisions.
PROBLEM SOLVING / INNOVATION:
Conceptualizes complete solutions.
Creates or coordinates the solutions for complex problems. integrates regulatory and operational needs. performs cost / benefit analysis.
Explores multiple alternatives.
Seeks input from cross functional teams in resolving major project hurdles.
Mentors others by sharing knowledge and expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
Identifies ways to increase customer satisfaction.
Establishes relationships and good communication channels with customers. documents agreements and commitments.
Prepares written communication.
Conveys information effectively through formal and informal documents with team members, designers, technicians, and other personnel, both internal and external to Abbott, using appropriate communication protocols.
Exhibits advanced ability to apply concepts of careful communication. · Establishes networks.
Contributes willingly and incorporates the ideas of others. shares resources, knowledge and accountability to benefit the objectives of the business. · Builds relationships.
Initiates and cultivates open, honest relationships with colleagues, customers, contractors, and vendors by establishing rapport, developing an understanding of others’ needs, promoting common goals, and following through on commitments.
Acts as a trusted advisor.
Balances bottom line objectives of a project with the long-term interest of customer.
Complies with all regulations and standards for quality, Environmental, Health, Safety, and Energy (EHS&E) Global Policies, Abbott Engineering Standards, and other governance areas as applicable.
Ensures quality and effectiveness of assigned tasks and key project results through sound design and project management processes.
Has full awareness of the potential consequences (defects and failure modes) of design changes.
About the company
At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and www.facebook.com/AbbottCareers, on Instagram @AbbottGlobal, and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.
We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.