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Abbott Engineer II, Product Development in San Diego, California

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.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

Working under general supervision, is responsible for providing engineering support to device manufacturing and engineering operations. Develops and implements efficient, cost-effective process improvements. Work requires the application of theoretical principles and creative/analytical techniques typically acquired in a recognized four-year or more academic course of study. Applies engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems. Exercises an appropriate level of technical judgment in planning, organizing, performing and coordinating product development engineering assignments. Performs engineering studies. Stays abreast of and communicates technical advancements to colleagues and associates. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Provides engineering services to existing operations. Develop new processes and perform the validations as required.

  • Writes Engineering Test Protocols, Reports, Memos, Engineering Change Documents and develops written procedures

  • Validates equipment and processes as required

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Provides engineering services to the assembly of medical devices

  • Resolves and/or facilitates the resolution of problems including identifying causes to prevent re-occurrence

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, material science, bioengineering, engineering or related engineering field.

  • Minimum of 3 years experience

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization. Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Focused and responsible for completion of tasks as assigned

  • Independent problem solver with strong ability to multi-task while maintaining flexibility

  • Highly skilled in written and verbal communication including document writing

Preferred

  • Proficiency and experience in FDA regulated industry, knowledge of compliance is a plus

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • 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

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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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 corpjat@abbott.com

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