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Abbott Senior Facilities Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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.


  • Provide design and construction management services as directed by the Manager of Facilities Engineering. Develops Site LRP Space Strategy.

  • May determine the overall energy usage at the entire site (specifically power). Works on CFT to develop Facilities Financial LRP.

  • May determine the equipment and processes that primarily contribute toward the utility budget, then strive to keep the utilities below the budget by optimizing the functioning of the operations and processes

What You’ll Work On

  • Conduct feasibility studies as directed for projects.

  • Write RCE's and implement projects.

  • Investigate state of the art equipment being introduced into the market for energy conservation.

  • Write specifications and call for bids for best pricing and installation.

  • Write RCE for projects and coordinate with Accounting for DCF and post completion audits.

  • Select vendor/contractor to do the job after detailed contractor evaluation.

  • Coordinate with vendor/contractor and the Facilities Shop for requirements, planning and installation of project through completion, based on manufacturing schedule and least process downtime.

  • This position requires a high degree of interaction with all functional managers and operating department managers across the site.

  • In order to establish operating parameters, knowledge of the use of manufacturing equipment and the number of shifts being worked is imperative.

  • This can only be achieved through constant interaction with the operational managers.

  • All operating conditions and environmental specifications required for GMP should be communicated clearly and understood by all concerned.

  • The incumbent should have the ability to work closely with the different functional groups/trades in the Facilities Shop to communicate the scope of the work and to arrive at the correct budget and precise schedule for proper interaction and precise execution of the different functional groups.

  • The position requires the ability to interact at the Corporate level with all the Corporate Engineering departments.

  • At the external level, the position requires effective communication with outside engineering consultants, vendors and contractors.

  • All engineering projects need to be communicated extensively with the consultants and vendors for proper costing and scheduling.

  • All projects need detailed coordination through planning and implementation. This requires interaction and working with all levels from supervisory to non-exempt personnel.

Required Qualifications :


  • Bachelors Degree (± 16 years) in Electrical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline


  • Minimum 5-7 years of plant engineering experience.

  • In depth knowledge of HVAC equipment and its operation.

  • Good working knowledge of power termination, distribution and back-up generation

  • equipment.

  • Overall knowledge of electrical systems.

  • Should possess analytical skills to determine site electrical rate structure and be in a

  • position to negotiate the best deal for Abbott.

  • Should possess some degree of negotiating skills to deal with contractors and consultants.

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  • 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: (

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.

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The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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