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13 days ago
Columbus, Ohio, United States (on-site)
13 days ago


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.

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.

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:

  • 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, Medical Benefits start day 1
  • Vacation – 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st yr. is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
  • 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 stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Columbus, OH or Altavista, VA location in the Nutrition Division.

The primary responsibility is to provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for aseptic/retort processing and filling – including performing validations and revalidations, analyzing data, and writing FDA filings for the Abbott Nutrition network of aseptic/retort manufacturing lines

What You’ll Work On

  • Perform validation and revalidations study design, execution, and reporting on retort or aseptic filling systems across the AN Commercial Plants.
  • Has comprehensive knowledge in the area of thermal processing and either retort or aseptic processing filling operations.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) on technical matters related to aseptic processing, filling and aseptic design, establishing critical factors for an FDA filing and submitting filing documentation to the FDA (including electronic FDA filings).
  • Responsible for keeping current with emerging technology and existing technologies.
  • Provide technical support for trouble shooting and resolving process deviations for aseptic or retort operations.

Support to Commercial Operations

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the operation and critical factors associated with retort or aseptic filling technologies used within the Abbott Nutrition Network. 
  • Responsible for the detailed work necessary to collect appropriate data that would be used for calculating the delivered lethality, Spore Log Reduction (SLR) for microbial tests, or evaluation of the sterilization process.
  • Develop and maintain retort or aseptic recipes for the Abbott Nutrition network.
  • Write process recommendations for new products.
  • Proficient in thermal lethality calculations.

New Product Innovation (NPI) - Support to Research and Development

  • Troubleshoot retort or aseptic processing systems supporting R&D initiatives.
  • Perform revalidations (study design, execution, and reporting) on retort or aseptic systems in the Pilot Plant (PP) and Process Research Center (PRC).
  • Design and lead complex experiments, often with multiple variables, independently execute and/or direct others in the execution of project tasks by applying novel engineering theories, concepts and techniques.

 Engineering - Technical and design support to new aseptic capital projects

  • Independently lead a retort or an aseptic process design project team.
  • Once trained, author and submit FDA filing documents.

Resolving Audit of FDA aseptic filing issues across the network

  • Interface with senior management, external firms or agencies and coordinate technical matters between organizations.
  • Understand and comply with applicable QA policies, procedures, rules and FDA regulations (21 CFR Part 113 and 114), Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO), international regulations, and industry awareness.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical or Food preferred) or Technical Field
  • 5-10 years or work experience with a minimum of 5 years in retort or aseptic processing/filling
  • Minimum of 5 years fluid processing experience


  • Knowledge of thermal processing calculations (Fo, F150, F200) also preferred.

Apply Now

* 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.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 68467078
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio, United States
    Altavista, Virginia, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Abbott
  • Position Title: Senior Manufacturing Engineer
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Min Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
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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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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