Abbott Associate Engineer Packaging - Columbus, OH in Columbus, Ohio
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.
Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.
Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
This position is responsible to provide technical knowledge and leadership to identify and implement packaging programs for Abbott Nutrition.
Must be able to apply advanced methods and techniques to the design and execution of new packaging materials and structures. Programs will range from development of new concepts through optimization of existing packaging for nutritional products.
Effective ability to collaborate across divisional and regional boundaries is critical to be successful.
Identification and development of new packaging structures from concept through commercialization.
Identify and develop new packaging test methods and execute validation protocols of test methods
Conduct packaging test method transfer and implement at Abbott Nutrition manufacturing sites.
Identify and implement cost optimized opportunities with existing packaging.
Provide technical expertise on a wide range of packaging issues while working with cross-functional partners.
Provide detailed technical input & support for packaging on capital projects.
Provide key engineering support for packaging qualifications at suppliers and Abbott Nutrition manufacturing sites
Support the group in the development of the project scope, design and cost estimates for packaging projects
Deliver capital project cost estimates and timeliness that are accurate to ensure projects can be executed on time and on budget.
Where necessary manage projects as required.
This position functionally resides in the Global Packaging Operations group in Global Engineering, reporting directly to the Manager Packaging Technical Services. Strong ties will exist between this role and the Package Innovation and Operations groups.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING
Bachelor of Science Degree in Packaging, Engineering or related technical field
Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience in technical package engineering position or related field.
Successful candidate must demonstrate the following technical & leadership skills:
Thorough technical knowledge of a wide range of packaging materials, structures, and manufacturing processes.
Experience in packaging test equipment and packaging software programs (ie SolidWorks, AutoCAD, and Cape pack
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to effectively interface with broad global cross functional teams.
Demonstrated ability to make decisions independently.
Effective problem solving skills.
20% travel, includes domestic and international travel. Sometimes at short notice and possibly for extended durations.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
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
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