Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • UNITED STATES - ILLINOIS - ABBOTT PARK

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Location: Remote – USA

Travel: 50%

Primary Job Function

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Manage department or projects engaged in complex product or process development/support. Oversee multiple projects within a single engineering discipline or a small to medium group with multiple disciplines. Responsibilities include financial and performance accountability. Assure projects are completed within time and budget. Establish department goals and plans to meet goals. Forecast staffing requirements.


Core Job Responsibilities

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Review status of projects; adjust resource allocations to meet project and business demands among areas. Prepare and manage budgets. Propose actions to deal with variances. Prepare SDPs and ODPs. Develop policies and procedures to implement strategy in managed area. Review design or process solutions to ensure overall functional requirements are met. Maintain current technical skills and business function expertise. Design and implement an organization that responds to the needs of the business and provides a meaningful work experience for employees.; Proactively identifies changes in technology within an area of expertise. Influence peers and upper management to support successful implementation of changes. Influence policies and events outside the immediate organization. Encourage and reward decisive; effective action.; Exchanges information with external vendors or other Abbott sites. Maintains contact with senior level management and all levels of employees within area or project responsibility for communication and problem resolution.; Analyzes Complex Designs or Processes: Evaluates and approves complex designs or processes across multiple disciplines ensuring functional requirements are met.


Example: In ASICS application; analyzes an instrument and determines where multiple functions can be combined to reduce complexity; cost and eliminate obsolescence.; Reviews Plans in Functional Area: Reviews and approves standards; measures and controls procedures to effectively monitor performance. Example: Creates process integration plan for complex assembly station including tools and software testing. Reviews timelines for integration of electrical design of CPU PCB; ASICS design and PCB design (multiple sub-assemblies).; Coordinates Implementation of Multiple Projects Across Under Multiple Disciplines: Ensures multiple project milestones are met on time and within budget; mobilizes resources to address priorities within department.


Example: Assigns and tracks the activities of several supervisors responsible for specific projects. Coordinates their efforts to meet timelines and shifts resources as required.; Forecasts Staffing Requirements: Recruits; interviews; and selects candidates to fill openings. Identifies future staffing needs and associated position requirements.

Example: Determines the workload based on the complexity of the project for the different disciplines and manpower requirements to meet business objectives.; Prepares and Manages Budgets: Establishes departmental; or project budgets; manages against approved budgets.


Example: Prepares budget for Electrical Engineering Cost Reduction Projects. Provides input to yearly financial plan and quarterly updates.; Exchanges Information: Exchanges information with appropriate frequency and within a time frame to maximize its utility and promote cross functional collaboration; verifies that the message was understood.


Example: Communicates potential for cost/time over runs early enough to allow corrective action to be taken. Communicates obsolescence issues to avoid line shutdown. Adapts Information to Customer Needs: Delivers communications tailored to the needs of the receiver; speaks and writes clearly and concisely.


Example: Avoids technical jargon; uses customer terminology; balances detail versus summary style suitable for the audience. Makes Key Presentations: Delivers persuasive; and motivational presentations to infl

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.

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