Apr 25, 2024

Industrial Engineer II

  • Abbott
  • Westfield, IN, USA
Full time Engineering Health Care

Job Description

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’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • 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 diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

Our Westfield IN, Structural Heart location currently has an opportunity for an Industrial Engineer II.  Working closely with the cross functional Value Stream teams, this position will design, develop, standardize and implement Lean Operations methods intended to continuously improve manufacturing system performance. Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

What You'll Work On:

  • Provides both tactical and strategic 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 Division Operations.
  •  In conjunction with the Value Stream teams, supports productivity, quality, process efficiency, space utilization, standardization and lead time improvement efforts.
  • Identifies opportunities and supports the incorporation of appropriate Lean tool usage such as 5S, time study, line balancing, standard work and material flow into the daily functions of the Value Stream teams.
  •  Collaborates with cross functional teams as required.
  • Provides input into departmental budgeting processes as required.  Understands work environment issues (i.e. OSHA regulations, etc.).
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  •  Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:  www.abbottbenefits.com

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on X @AbbottNews.

Experience Level

Entry-level (0-5 years)

Education Required

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field.

Required Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years Lean Manufacturing experience.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
  • Ability to coach, develop and influence others to accomplish projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership capability in team settings.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed business environment.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.


  • Manual Assembly Manufacturing experience preferred.

Security Clearance Required


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