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Abbott Engineering Manager (Facilities and Maintenance) in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

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 a Engineering Manager (Facilities & Maintenance) in our Cardiac Rhythm Management manufacturing business located in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.

As a Engineering Manager (Facilities & Maintenance) you will provide direction, leadership and management for Facilities, Sterilization, Calibrations and Maintenance departments.


  • Utilize Maintenance Excellence metrics to achieve maintenance productivity, compliance, and financial goals while driving a high level of performance within the functional areas.

  • Actively support the professional development of individuals.

  • Foster continuous improvement and encourage open communication.

  • Interact effectively and cooperatively, handling changes in work tasks and environment and takes prompt action to accomplish objectives.

  • Department Strategy to meet site goals: mandated training, bench marking, MEx/continuous improvement of planned & scheduled maintenance work, EMP improvements based on Maximo analysis of Work order history.

  • Planning & scheduling project work, critical spare replacements, Shut down planning and coordination

  • Ensure compliance to GMP/ISO, EHS policies and regulations and per CRM Quality System requirements within Maintenance.

  • On the Job Training for Supervisors, Equipment Engineers & Technicians. Coordinate instructor led training for Process/equipment knowledge including process/equipment green belt/problem solving.

  • Spare parts & Obsolescence analysis.


To be successful in this role, you will require the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering is required.

  • 8+ years of experience in facilities, sterilization, calibrations or maintenance management experience.Supervisory experience is required.

  • Prior experience in medical device or pharmaceutical manufacturing is preferred.

  • Knowledge of the Quality System with understanding of the CAPA system and interrelated system.

  • Experience selecting and managing vendors and contracts.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross division business unit model preferred. Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results.

  • Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced changing environment.

  • Strong interpersonal and project management skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multi-tasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountable

  • Must be bilingual (English and Spanish), possess good communication and analytical skills, and ability to work under deadlines.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email