Abbott Project Engineer (Engineering) in Donegal Town, Ireland

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150+ countries and employs approximately 97,000 people.

In Ireland, Abbott has five business units, represented across eight manufacturing sites. The Abbott Diabetes Care division based in Donegal Town manufactures FreeStyle blood glucose test strips for use in diabetes management. Among Abbott Diabetes Care leading brands are the FreeStyle Precision, FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Libre system.

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Job Specification:

  • Meets business needs through the delivery of highly complex high value equipment into a Medical Devices manufacturing environment.

  • Leader in project management and equipment purchase, build, validation and transfer into manufacturing of e.g. >$1.5MM capital equipment for new processes

  • Delivers best practice project management, scopes project timelines, identifies critical path & reacts on own initiative to ensure project deliverables are exceeded.

  • Drive for results, leads high-performing teams, promotes engineering and validation best practice, mentors other engineers, is an SME for project management

  • Manages projects of significant size working closely with other functions to ensure that organisation goals are met.

  • Adopts a lead role in projects, progress meetings.

  • Responsible for procuring suitable equipment with budgetary responsibility.

  • Ensures performance standards are met and addresses any performance or conduct issues.

  • Provide SME support for process equipment to internal ADC departments including the timely support of ERs / CAPAs. •

  • Provide SME input to internal and external audits as required.

  • Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for EHS performance and compliance through active participation and support of Abbotts EHS Program.

  • Keep up to date with the latest technological developments within the medical device /pharmaceutical industry and identify opportunities to use at ADC.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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