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Engineer, Associate (Product Engineering), Abbott Point of Care (Ottawa)

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  • Ottawa (Ottawa)
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JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 130 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 107,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

Abbott Point of Care is a worldwide leader in providing with-patient care solutions that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective for our customers. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, our i-STAT® System family of with-patient products and services fosters a collaborative, patient-centered environment while driving operational performance.  We are headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with more than 1,500 global employees and a presence in 84 countries. Our 46,500 square meter, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Abbott Point of Care, is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Status: Full-Time/Permanent (Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm)

Position Overview: 

As a member of our Product Engineering Team, you will play a key role in investigating and resolving key product issues with the i-STAT system, using proven problem-solving processes.

Responsibilities: 

Use hands-on problem solving to solve product performance issues linked to blood gas, chemistry, coagulation and immuno assays our site manufactures
Learn to use the i-STAT handheld analyzer and cartridges to run blood and test fluids in the lab to investigate performance issues. 
Learn to use statistical software and massive data sets to analyze test results and process data.
Learn skills applicable to any manufacturing or service process by using the Six Sigma problem solving process to investigate key performance issues, including: process mapping, MSA, process capability assessment and statistical hypothesis testing.
Use state-of-the-art measurement systems to identify component related causes to performance issues.
Collaborate effectively with suppliers, R&D scientists, engineers, technicians and operators to investigate problems and implement effective solutions.
Design experiments that include large manufacturing runs and tests. 

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering/applied science, preferably chemical or mechanical engineering.
Proven analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities.
Ability to apply mathematical concepts and statistics.
Effective at collaborating with a variety of people and understanding/communicating their requirements.
Self-directed, proactive and not easily discouraged.
Excellent organizational, planning and scheduling skills.
Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills.
Experience in a manufacturing environment is considered an asset.

Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.

Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.

We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

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JOB FAMILY:

Engineering

     

DIVISION:

APOC Point of Care

        

LOCATION:

Canada > Ottawa : 185 Corkstown Road

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

M-F (Canada)

     

TRAVEL:

Not specified

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)