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Continuous Improvement Engineer II

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Continuous Improvement Engineer II page is loaded Continuous Improvement Engineer II Apply locations United States - California - Pleasanton time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id 31050953 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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.JOB DESCRIPTION: The Continuous Improvement Engineer II will lead Continuous Improvements and Lean activities at the Heart Failure Division (Pleasanton, CA site). You will leverage lean and continuous improvement methodologies and partner with cross-functional teams to design, develop, standardize and implement operations methods to enable profitable growth, save cost, improve quality, enhance the customer experience and increase employee engagement.


  • Identifies opportunities and supports the incorporation of Lean tool usage such as 5S, time study, Gemba, line balancing, standard work and material flow into the daily functions of Operations.
  • Provides input for identification and planning of department goals and budget, development, standardization and implementation of initiatives intended to improve the quality, cost and delivery performance of Operations.
  • Drives Lean, Six Sigma, and DMAIC problem-solving initiatives and facilitates a wide range of lean tools, including 5S, time study, line balancing, material flow, value stream mapping, and Kaizen event into the daily functions of continuous improvement.
  • Educates and coaches personnel in lean tools. Promotes a learning organization that improves its processes and productivity. Experience, Education, and knowledge
    • BS in Industrial Engineering or related field or equivalent experience; advanced degree preferred. Six Sigma or Lean Certification is a plus.
    • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience, manufacturing experience preferred, Medical device experience a plus. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
      • Strong 'hands-on' experience.
      • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills.
      • Strong social skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
      • Passion and enthusiasm for driving improvement and leading change.
      • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills.
      • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office suite; Word, Excel, Project, Visio, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
      • Familiarity with or experience in a cGMP manufacturing environment is a plus.
        -The salary for this role is between:$65,200 - $130,400JOB FAMILY:EngineeringDIVISION:HF Heart FailureLOCATION:United States > Pleasanton : 6101 Stoneridge DrADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:WORK SHIFT:StandardTRAVEL:Not specifiedMEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:Not ApplicableSIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.EEO is the Law link - English: EEO is the Law link - Espanol: About Us Abbott - is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, - Abbott - has been helping people reach their potential - because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 160 countries, we create new solutions - across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it's next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health. The people of - Abbott - come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life's greatest health challenges.We invite you to explore opportunities at - Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, - Abbott - welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.Follow Us:Facebook LinkedIn YouTube Twitter Your Privacy Choices

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