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Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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Abbott Operations Professional Development Program (PDP) - Germany in Wiesbaden-Delkenheim, Germany

Operations Financial Development Program – Germany

Our Operations Professional Development Program (OPDP) is an entry-level, three-year rotation program designed to offer hands-on experience while promoting personal and professional growth. As a participant from Germany, you will begin the program and first and second rotation in your home country based at Wiesbaden & Neustadt, then you will complete your final-year rotation abroad.

Upon completion, PDP participants graduate into their next full-time position in their home country, continuing to grow their career and contributing as an Abbott professional using the foundation of skills, experience and network developed during their time in the program.

As a OPDP participant you will:

  • Assume full responsibility and contribute as a functional operations professional.

  • Rotate through three challenging, demanding, and diverse assignments.

  • Develop a well-rounded skill set through assignments in the established learning tracks (see below) for the program.

  • Relocate to various sites to experience assignment diversity and operations.

  • Work within multiple business units during your rotational program at Abbott.

  • Have the opportunity to explore possible crossover assignments within other Operation Programs (i.e. Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Operational Excellence).

  • Be paired with a mentor to assist in the development of your operations career.

  • Create a personalized growth plan to serve as a step-by-step guide towards the experiences, knowledge, and resources necessary to achieve your career goals

  • Obtain training customized to support your individual growth and development.

  • Report to a department manager in each assignment who will oversee your day-to-day responsibilities.

OPDP rotation overview:

  • In Germany, the OPDP rotation is based on annual rotations over the three-year Program. The rotations will take place across functions Technical, Operations Planning, Quality Assurance, Project Management or Engineering.

  • No assignment is repeated; each is with a different Assignment Manager

  • OPDP participants starting the program in July 2025 will complete a three-year program with the final international (overseas) rotation ending in June 2028.


  • Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s inEngineering (Automation/Mechanical/Electrical), Automation, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Food Science, or related disciplines (grade 2:1 or higher)

  • Interest in pursuing a career in Operations – Production, Engineering, Plant Quality, etc.

  • Track record of outstanding academic performance and co-curricular activities.

  • Has the capacity to apply skills and knowledge to address operational challenges and add value to the business.

  • Has strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Possess strong interpersonal, leadership & communication skills.

  • Eager to learn with flexibility and willingness to work on different projects.

  • Previous work experience in internship or co-op work experience.

  • Fluency in English and German languages.


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