Engineer Manufacturing / Engineer Quality)

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.


How? Become an Engineer at Abbott. This position is based in Arecibo, Puerto Rico supporting the Cardiac Rhythm Management Leads business.

We are searching for extraordinary talent for Manufacturing and Quality Engineers positions. We have various opportunities available.


Manufacturing Engineer:
  • You will support the manufacturing or quality activities to meet established goals.
  • Accountable for the equipment maintenance, setups & troubleshoot.
  • Accountable to update and maintain manufacturing process to current practices and accountable for continuous improvement projects and financial analysis.
  • Responsible of equipment and process qualifications and approval. Support or lead product introduction activities from planning to implementation phase.
  • Reviews and monitors results of non-conforming product to identify causes, implements controls to eliminate causes, and assesses the success of the controls.
  • You will grow your knowledge of new developments in quality, manufacturing and design technologies
  • Build positive and coordinated communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, contractors, and vendors.

Quality Engineer:
  • Maintain inspection procedures for the inspection of incoming materials, in-process materials and finished goods. Select appropriate inspection, test and measurement equipment, fixtures, and gauges.
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to assure continuation of quality measurement, planning, and improvement. Perform qualifications assigned.
  • Perform and report line defects trend analysis, cost of quality, and period quality summaries.
  • Participate in the development, delivery, and administration of quality training programs including GMP and contamination control.
  • Perform or review manufacturing non conformances reports, customer complaints, CAPA, failure investigations and audit findings to report manufacturing related issues that may impact quality and recommend courses of corrective action. Participate in regulatory agencies audits.
  • Perform quality system audits in order to determine compliance to FDA, ISO, and internal quality systems regulations and perform quality system surveys to evaluate the overall quality capability of a prospective or actual supplier or contractor. Participate in the development, delivery, and administration of quality training programs including but not limited to GMP.
  • Perform or assist in the investigation of product non conformances and gathering of information during regulatory inspections and field actions.


To be successful in this role, you will require the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor in Engineering discipline (Mechanical , Chemical and Industrial Engineering preferred).
  • Minimum of 1 yr of experience in a related engineering role preferred (regulated industry preferred).
  • Proficient in computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point).
  • Effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Fully Bilingual (English and Spanish).Excellent communication / interpersonal skills.