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Abbott Sr Project Engineer - Sturgis, MI Plant in Sturgis, Michigan

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.


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

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • 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


  • Applies highly developed specialist knowledge and skills in project management, project planning, budgets and methodologies.

  • Manages the most important and challenging projects.

  • Defines project resources, performance reviews and post implementation evaluations.

  • Takes ownership of the successful implementation of the projects.•

  • Designs, communicates, and implements operational plans for completing the most complex specialist projects.

  • Monitor progress and performance against the project plan.

  • Take action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays.

  • Identify, develop, and gather the resources to complete the project.

  • This may include preparing engineering designs and work specifications, developing project schedules, budgets and forecasts, and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors.

  • Liaise with other operational areas in the organization (e.g., engineering, drafting, technical) to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project.

  • Select and manage the activities of contractors to ensure they are integrated into the project and the organization receives satisfactory standards of service.

  • Conduct meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project.

  • Set priorities, allocate tasks, and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones.



  • Bachelor's degree plus 4+ years of related work experience with a strong understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Strong understanding of business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships.


  • Advanced degree preferred.

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

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.

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

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 corpjat@abbott.com