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Abbott Quality Engineer I in Alajuela, Costa Rica


  • 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.

  • Interfaces primarily with internal company contacts.

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

  • Investigates, conducts tests or experiments, gathers data, and performs preliminary analysis. Reports findings. Prepares and communicates recommendations.

  • 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, maintain FMEAs.

  • Resolves problems, such as production process deviations, non-conformances (CAPA).

  • 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.


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, science or closely related discipline is desired, or equivalent technical.

  • 0 years of experience in medical device or related industries.

  • Intermediate commands of English (B1) / Required

Preferred Qualifications & Education

  • Quality Background desired.

  • FDA/ISO regulation knowledge desired.

  • Statistic’s knowledge desired.

  • Personal skills needed include Accountability, nimble learning, Diligency, Resourcefulness, customer focus. Effective communication skills.

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