AbbVie Senior Engineer, Metrology in Lake County, Illinois

Senior Engineer, Metrology

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition #1805189

An engineering professional who, working with little or no supervision, applies scientific knowledge, engineering knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to complete assignments related to a specific technical field or discipline. A Senior Engineer has general knowledge of other related disciplines beyond their own area of expertise.The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record in the design, development, and evaluation and testing of instrumentation systems. Be a recognized expert in the field of calibration and metrology. Specific experience with multiple measurement disciplines in areas such as electrical, vacuum/pressure, optics, mass, temperature, liquid/gas flow and other technologies is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instruction in mathematical and diagram forms. Deal with abstract and concrete variables.

  • Develop Global Calibration Control Program SOP and associated training material.

  • Serve as technical expert with regard to calibration issues during regulatory inspections.

  • Provides technical consultation to others pertaining to measurement problems and leads technical project teams.

  • Responsibilities of this engineering grade level inherently include and expand upon the responsibilities established for lower engineering grade levels.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable policies and procedures.

  • Independently plans and conducts small- to medium-size assigned projects within engineering specialty requiring conventional types of plans, investigations, and/or equipment.

  • Manages multiple, often concurrent, projects and meets deadlines. Responsible for achieving the project's financial targets in support of business objectives.

  • Produces unique and cost-effective results. Establishes alternate use possibilities and incorporates flexibility; balances system costs with benefits provided; oversees design work of internal and external consultants, Creates/modified designs for intermediate problems. Integrates financial with technical data.

  • Analyzes complex interdisciplinary problems and identifies their impact; establishes probabilities; draws conclusions reflecting broad business needs.

  • Identifies full range of customer/client needs and proposes solutions to address them; makes alterations in products or services to better meet (recognized or unrecognized) customer need. Monitors the improvement of other engineer and may participate in the evaluation of assigned staff/project team members and in the identification of development needs. May supervise other engineers or technicians.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, science, or closely related discipline is desired, or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence, with a desired 5+ years of significant engineering and/or operational experience.

  • Has demonstrated competency within a discipline.

  • Possesses a strong technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Works on problems of complex scope where analysis of situations or data involves multiple competing factors

  • Interacts well with diverse groups within engineering and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators.

  • Listens to and understands others' points of view and articulates tactfully and respectfully one's own perspective orally, in writing, and in presentations.

  • Works well with other engineers in a collaborative, fast-paced goal-driven environment.

  • Possesses interpersonal skills to negotiate and reconcile differences.

  • Has a technical background in health care, medical devices, pharmaceutical, biologics, or similar industries (preferred).

  • Previous Metrology support of both pharmaceutical manufacturing and R&D areas.

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