Primary Job Function
Under the general guidance and supervision of a Project Leader or Senior Engineer, this position will provide manufacturing engineering support to a product line of medical diagnostic systems. Completes professional level engineering assignments related to a specific field or discipline. Provides technical support on projects involving the design, validation, and manufacture of complex instrument and its manufacturing processes. Emphasis on production issues resolution, risk mitigation, and process improvement. This position will interface regularly with internal functional teams such as R&D Engineering, System Integration, Supplier Quality, and Supply Chain in addition to interacting with contract and component suppliers.
Core Job Responsibilities
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the quality system.
Provide engineering support to the production lines to ensure continuity of production. Performs component, instrument, or equipment troubleshooting that relies heavily upon a comprehensive knowledge of the product's theory of operation and design. Provides production line training as required. Initiate, process, and implement engineering change notices to process work instructions to ensure the correctness of product configuration and adequacy of the manufacturing instructions.
Drives for continuous product and/or process improvement. Generates, analyzes, and summarizes data to identify improvement opportunities or to determine appropriate limits and variables for product and process. Performs Corrective and Preventative Action investigations to determine root causes for identified defects and/or trends. Provides recommendations for preventative or corrective actions.
Faces issues and takes initiative to resolve them constructively so all parties can be productive. Knows when to involve others and actively participates in team meetings. Serves as a leader, contributor, facilitator, consultant, and/or technical expert according to the needs of the team and task. Confronts issues in a constructive manner and at an appropriate organizational level and perseveres in the face of adversity. Makes risk conscious decisions to ensure identified issues are assessed and resolved in a manner that constitutes Abbott's commitment to product quality, regulatory compliance, and product availability.
Complete Engineering tasks in accordance to current quality system requirements, under the guidance of a Project Leader or more senior engineer. Remain current with the latest technical developments in Engineering Discipline through personal development and training.
This is an individual contributorship position and receives general or little detailed direction. Creates and reviews project timelines, then executes to the plan.
Minimum Education & Experience / Training
Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline.
This position requires a minimum of two years of experience in a manufacturing environment. Previous experience working with IVD equipment is strongly recommended. Experience working in an FDA regulated environment is a plus. Additional requirements include:
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Ability to translate complex technical ideas into concise, communicable documentation
- Green belt or Black belt trained with strong project outcomes desirable
- Able to form working relationship and liaise with suppliers and core internal functional areas
- Good analytical skills to analyze data and control processes
- Strong PC skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Ability to work under general guidance and supervision
- Experience with Hematology and/or Architect ImmunoAssay systems preferred
LOCATION:Singapore > Singapore : DUO Tower
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)