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Abbott Quality Engineer II, Risk Management in Menlo Park, California

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.

Quality Engineer II, Risk Management

ABOUT ABBOTT

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Structural Heart Business Mission: why we exist

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease. We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Works closely with development/manufacturing/quality engineering to establish and ensure compliance and quality for product related risk management documentation. Ensure risk management assessments and evaluations for products conform to established standards and agency regulations.

  • Perform risk evaluations associated with complaints, manufacturing non-conformances and new product design activities.

  • Proactive in finding quality improvements related to Risk Management processes.

  • Works cross functionally with Engineering, Marketing, Manufacturing and Regulatory to establish product risk documentation.

  • Work collaboratively with operations engineering, complaint handling team, product development and design assurance.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

  • Bachelors Degree (± 16 years) In Engineering or related field. an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • 2 years of previous experience preferably in an Implantable Medical device, regulatory environment or pharmaceutical manufacturing. Preferred understanding of complaint management and Health Hazard Assessments for on-market (distributed) product.

  • Must have fundamental knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization.

  • Credentials of a Certified Quality Engineer are a plus.

  • Knowledge of GMP, ISO, FDA regulations, and quality systems auditing is desired.

  • Must possess good communication and analytical skills.

  • Ability to work under deadlines.

  • Demonstrated strong project management skills, experience leading global projects preferred.

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.

  • Demonstrated use of Quality tools/methodologies.

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong project management and leadership skills, including the demonstrated ability to lead multi-departmental project teams and resolve quality-related issues in a timely and effective manner.

  • Demonstrates technical leadership within the department and outside the department.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to travel, including internationally.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

Paid time off

401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

*Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: * www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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 corpjat@abbott.com

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