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Senior Engineer

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Irving
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 DIAGNOSTICS: 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. Our location in Irving, TX currently has an opportunity for a Senior Engineer. WHAT YOU'LL DO The Senior Engineer completes engineering assignments related to a specific field or discipline and acts as a mentor. Leads and executes engineering activities to support design and development of complex subsystems for new and on-market products, supporting the Mechanical and Electrical teams. - Proactively identifies opportunities for product or process improvements. Responsibilities:

  • Performs assignments of a very complicated or difficult nature requiring a high degree of technical competence.
  • Willingness to become a Subject Matter Expert in Design Control and Design Planning and answer questions for teams that need assistance.
  • Acts as independent reviewer for complex new product development activities, for complex design changes, and for purposes of design reviews.
  • Acts as a liaison with our internal customers at other sites and leads a cross-functional team, including team members from sites in Germany and Ireland.
  • Conceives and plans projects to explore product or process problems, defines and selects new concepts and approaches to the design or development of new or improved products or processes.
  • Acts as technical lead for and provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers.
  • Interfaces with product team members designers, manufacturing or design engineer, R&D, marketing, regulatory (internal), site engineering, Instrument Development managers, document control, and operations.
  • Maintains mechanical library of parts, including fasteners, springs, and standard purchased parts, and works closely with the electrical librarian for PCB components.
  • Creates or executes protocols for validation of complex system functions.
  • Serves in Multiple Team Roles: Serves as leader, contributor, facilitator, consultant, technical expert, arbitrator, evaluator according to the needs of the team and task.
  • Motivates Others: Keeps morale high by encouraging others, giving positive feedback, and setting a good example, makes and keeps commitments.
  • Development: Prepares a plan, and tracks the progress of the team, including less experienced engineers. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequired
    • Bachelors degree in an Engineering or closely related discipline with five or more years progressive work experience.
    • Four to six years progressive work experience. Preferred
      • Work experience in a highly regulated industry or other types of companies/industries: Consumer Products, Aerospace, Automotive, Military Hardware, Medical Devices, Electro-Mechanical Design or Packaging.
      • Software/Systems: CAD/CAE Modeling (SolidWorks, ProE, 3D/2DAutoCAD), preferably with some machining knowledge.
      • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering/Scientific Field.
      • 7 + years of experience working in mechanical design or engineering.
      • Demonstrated ability to lead small teams and utilize data to make decisions and influence stakeholders.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to act as liaison with other groups and organizations.
      • Supervisor or technical lead experience is a plus.
      • Prior medical device experience: electro-mechanical, chemical, or biochemical technologies as they pertain to the design, integration, evaluation, and commercialization of diagnostic systems. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 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: - 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 , on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Irving , Senior Engineer, Engineering , Irving, Texas

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