OPEX Engineer

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.

HAVE YOU EVER DREAM OF MAKING AN IMPACT ON THE WORLD?

How? Become an OPEX Engineer at Abbott Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

As an OPEX Engineer you will be r esponsible for evaluating and designing facility layout. Determines the most efficient sequence of operations through evaluation of human work factors, quality control, inventory control and production coordination. Establishes methods for maximum utilization of facilities and personnel. Conducts studies to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control and production record systems.

HOW WILL YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
  • Develop manufacturing solutions that support the operations strategic directives through the application of statistical methods and performing mathematical calculations.
  • Analyzes, creates and develops facilities layout to support cycle time reduction and productivity improvements. This includes meeting with suppliers or vendors, staff and management personnel regarding purchases, procedures, product specifications, and presenting project status.
  • Perform capacity analysis for headcount and equipment, as well as maintaining labor standard and headcount/ equipment profiles.
  • Offer technical support to other departments in flow, ergonomics and productivity projects.
  • Develops and maintains productivity metrics.
  • Identifies and eliminates non-value added activities using continuous improvement tools and DMAIC methodology.
  • Develop manufacturing methods, labor and equipment utilization methods and cost analysis systems to promote efficient staff, materials and facility utilization. This includes analyzing BOM and routing processes focusing on business strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with all procedures and all applicable regulatory agency requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


CAN'T WAIT TO GET STARTED?

To be successful in this role, you will require the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Industrial and Mechanical preferred). Lean Manufacturing and/or Project Management certified are a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in operational excellence and managing productivity projects .
  • Fully Bilingual (English and Spanish).
  • Proficiency in PC based tools such as MS Office (Excel, Word, Project and Power Point), AutoCad and general web-based applications.


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