Quality Engineer III - #7570548

Abbott Laboratories


Fecha: hace 1 semana
ciudad: Alajuela, Alajuela
Tipo de contrato: Tiempo completo

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.


Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self, and live a full life. You will have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Private medical insurance, cafeteria subsidy, stock program, and employee association, among others
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diverse, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.


The Opportunity

This position works out of our Alajuela, Coyol location in the Vascular division that provides innovative, minimally invasive, and cost-effective products for the treatment of vascular disease.


What You’ll Do

  • Apply quality principles, analyzes quality records, prepares reports and recommends improvements.
  • Conduct inspection, verification and validation of components or materials used in development processes.
  • Identify and address recurring problems either with the quality of the product or the reliability of testing procedures.
  • Document quality issues and performance measures for management review.
  • Interfaces primarily with internal company contacts and begins an extensive external network.
  • Plans and conducts small- to medium-size assigned projects within engineering specialty requiring conventional types of plans, investigations, and/or equipment.
  • Anticipates future directions. Benchmarks internally and externally.
  • Independently investigates, conducts tests or experiments, gathers data, and performs preliminary analysis. Reports findings. Prepares and communicates recommendations and respective action plans.
  • Builds relationships. Initiates and cultivates open, honest relationships with colleagues, developing an understanding of others’ needs.
  • Identifies and Evaluates areas of risk with respect to compliance, Product/Mfg performance, Develops procedures, maintains FMEAs.
  • Resolves problems, such as production process deviations, non-conformances (CAPA), field product performance, urgent out-of-stock replacements, and crisis situations requiring fast, astute decisions with rapid implementation by utilizing technical training and experience.
  • May work in combination with SQE and Receiving Inspectors focused on driving improvements and CAPA in the quality of components sourced from outside suppliers.
  • Provides technical support in the supplier corrective action, manufacturing yield and field failures.

Shift: Admin (Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

On-Site position


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related STEM field
  • 4 years of related experience
  • Intermediate commands of English


Preferred Qualifications

  • Quality Background desired.
  • FDA/ISO regulation knowledge.
  • CQE / CQA / Lean/ Six Sigma certification is desired.
  • Statistic’s basic knowledge.
  • Personal skills needed include Accountability, tact, open-mindedness, maturity, tenacity, decisiveness, nimble learning, Scientific thinking, diligence, Resourcefulness, and customer focus. Capable to persuade and motivate others to improve quality. Effective communication skills.


Apply Now


Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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