Manufacturing Engineer
Abbott
Clonmel, Ireland
16d ago

JOB DESCRIPTION : Abbott in Ireland

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo.

It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals.

Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Ireland Vascular Division Clonmel

Abbott Vascular is one of the world's leading vascular care businesses. Abbott Vascular is uniquely focused on advancing the treatment of vascular disease and improving patient care by combining the latest medical device innovations with world-

class pharmaceuticals, investing in research and development and advancing medicine through training and education.

Our broad line of vascular devices which includes vessel closure, endovascular and coronary technologies are used to treat vessel diseases of the heart, carotid arteries and peripheral blood vessels.

These vessel diseases can lead to heart attack, stroke, critical limb ischemia and other serious vascular conditions.

Discover why candidates choose a career at Abbott Ireland here

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the Vascular Division located in Clonmel and this tole will involve the following.

Primary Function

Provides support to the manufacturing organization to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimize existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met.

Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-

conforming products, low yields or product quality issues. Interfaces with quality and research and development organizations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area.

Key Responsibilities

  • Initiates and completes technical activities leading to new or improved products or process, for current programs, next generation programs and to meet strategic goals and objectives of the company.
  • Prepares reports, publishes, and makes presentations to communicate findings.

  • Analyses and solves problems from basic engineering principles, theories and concepts through to a wide range of complex and advanced problems which require novel and new innovative approaches or a major breakthrough in technology.
  • Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices and techniques. Develops knowledge in a field to become a recognised leader or authority in an area of specialization and applies this knowledge in leadership roles in the company.
  • Incorporates business policies and procedures into task completion. Understands the business needs of the company, and has knowledge of the customer needs of our business.
  • Understands the business cycle and foresight of emerging technologies trends.

  • Cultivates internal and external network of resources to complete tasks. Serves as a resource in the selection orientation and training of new engineers and employees.
  • May lead a project team, determining goals and objectives for the projects. Mentors employees by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.

  • Interacts cross functionally and with internal and external customers. Serves as a consultant for engineering or scientific interpretations and advice on significant matters.
  • Acts as a spokesperson to customers on business unit current and future capabilities.

  • Participates in validation activity. Role may vary between providing input to owning activities such as protocol / report writing and managing execution of validation activities.
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