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Engineer, Intermediate, Abbott Point of Care (Ottawa) Job in Ottawa, ON at Abbott Laboratories

Job Description

At Abbott, we’re committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 130 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, 109,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

Abbott Point of Care is a worldwide leader in providing with-patient care solutions that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective for our customers. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, our i-STAT® System family of with-patient products and services fosters a collaborative, patient-centered environment while driving operational performance. We are headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with more than 1,500 global employees and a presence in 84 countries. Our 46,500 square meter, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Abbott Point of Care, is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Status: Regular/Full-Time

Position Overview:
As a member of Cartridge Assembly Engineering, you will contribute to the team’s success by supporting manufacturing operations, to ensure optimal mechanical performance of high speed automated assembly lines and their associated production yields.

Responsibilities:
Identification, development and implementation of process improvement initiatives.

Investigations into product and process problems, root cause analysis, implementation of changes, and development of documentation and reactions schemes.

Investigations into non-conformances (NCRs) and documentation of findings and Corrective Actions in Quality Reports (QRs),

Improvement in automated vision systems in assembly for the following: robustness/scrap, downtime, or implementation of new inspections for specific defects,

and the maintenance of machine vision systems in compliance with FDA regulations.

Supporting various assembly processes and equipment.

Mixture of process sustaining and project work, along with supporting the quality system.

Required Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Applied Science (Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Electrical or equivalent).

One to three years of experience in an automated manufacturing environment with high-speed automated machinery.

Working knowledge of statistics, process control methods, data analysis, Lean Manufacturing, and statistical techniques,

Proven technical, creative, and implementation skills to contribute to process reliability and product manufacturability/performance,

Strong interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills are mandatory.

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills,

Proficiency with MS Office.

The individual must be flexible and be able to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities. This position requires someone who can work Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.

Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success. Join Our Talent Community to learn about upcoming job opportunities or connect with us at Abbott Canada, on LinkedIN, on Facebook and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @Abbott Global.

About the Company

Company: Abbott Laboratories

Company Location:  Ottawa, ON

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