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Abbott Manufacturing Engineer II (Mechanical) in Westbrook, Maine

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Westbrook, Maine currently has an opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer II. In this role you will be responsible for supporting product development from concept through sustained manufacturing of FDA regulated products. Support of process development and equipment acquisition. Experience with manufacturing processes, quality/cost savings initiatives and implementation of engineering principles while assuring compliance with cGMP, quality and safety standards.


  • Responsible for process development, equipment specification, acquisition and implementation.

  • Works to identify root cause of manufacturing failures using structured problem solving. Applies root cause fixes to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Evaluates machine logic, electromechanical systems and process controls to troubleshoot equipment.

  • Completes design of experiments, validation, completion of testing and analysis of data for continuous improvement activities. Presents data to equipment teams.

  • Suggests and supports new methods or materials for continual improvement of quality and efficiency.

  • Analyzes current equipment for process suitability and provides detailed plans for improvement.

  • Creates and revises manufacturing documents, specifications, standard operating procedures (SOPs), safety instructions, validation protocols, risk assessments, and procedures and other technical documents to ensure compliant, efficient and safe procedures.

  • Works with other engineers and technicians in developing solutions and improvements in materials, equipment and process as necessary.

  • Participates in teams as necessary to ensure continual improvement, safety and compliance.

  • Provides training and process expertise for product processing in specific areas such as process development, tooling development and validation.

  • Manages engineering project teams and coordinates activities.

  • Mentors' junior engineers and maintenance technicians.

  • Initiates and works to resolve Quality Incidents and CAPA.

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.



  • Bachelor's degree (BS) in engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum three years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Familiarity with a variety of material testing and measuring methods.

  • Knowledge of Database software; CAD software; Development software; Internet software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Project Management software; Microsoft Excel software and Microsoft Word software.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as ANSI/AQL, probability and statistics.


  • Experience working in a GMP, FDA, ISO and USDA regulated environment.

  • Familiarity with cGMP and ISO 13485 regulations and practices.

  • Familiarity with statistical analysis software (Minitab).


  • At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • 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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $57,300.00 – $114,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email