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Principal Engineer Aseptic Equipment - Columbus, OH

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

+ **Pension**

+ **The stability of a company** with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities


With your primary focus being on **aseptic filling and processing equipment** , you will:

+ Provide technical leadership on Front End Planning (FEP) activities on multiple concurrent medium- to large-size projects and programs within the global Abbott Nutrition network (Americas, Europe and Asia) – determining provisional scope, design, manufacturability, cost, capital, risk and schedule considerations while working with cross-functional teams

+ Serve the global organization with subject matter expertise:

+ Conceptualize complete solutions for novel or complex problems; benchmarking internally and externally to investigate and recommend new solutions and designs

+ Mentor others by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance

+ Develop internal regulations and standards for Environmental, Health, Safety, Energy (EHS&E), and Quality

+ Develop and execute technology roadmaps for Abbott Nutrition

+ Provide technical support to Abbott Nutrition’s global production network, including existing system issues as well as design improvements/new designs as part of continuous improvement, and act as a technical influencer to senior leadership and stakeholders for business initiatives

+ 25-50% travel is expected as part of the role


+ Preferred 10+ years of relevant experience

+ B.S. in Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

+ A technical background in nutritional and food manufacturing equipment processes with emphasis in industry liquid manufacturing experience

+ Experience in liquid capital expansion programs with direct design responsibility

+ Experience presenting and communicating with all levels of an organization; plant production personnel through senior leadership

+ Familiarity with 2D / 3D CAD and plant control software, including PLC and SCADA/Delta V systems

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