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At Abbott Molecular, we realize the potential of personalized care as the laboratory’s most trusted and preferred source for molecular diagnostic solutions. We are a division of Abbott Laboratories, a global, diversified healthcare innovator with a legacy of pioneering work in medical diagnostics
Our location in Des Plaines, IL currently has an opportunity for an Engineer, IPS. We are looking for a self-motivated Engineer to work in the Product Support team to provide technical support for newly launched Abbott instrument system products for on-market molecular diagnostics applications.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
Completes professional level engineering assignments related to a specific field or discipline. Participates in projects involving the Design, fabrication, validation, and manufacture of complex instrument subassemblies, systems or processes.
Analyzes, develops, and recommends design approaches required to meet design and production requirements for new or enhanced instruments.
Compiles and evaluates design and test data, prepares technical specifications, and determines appropriate limits and variables for product, process, or materials specifications.
Coordinates with technical support personnel to conduct prototype or experimental runs of products or processes.
Analyze product requirements and other technical specifications to determine if product is performing to requirements.
Applies the results of reviews of literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of current problems.
Achieve best practices that meet medical device industry standard, including design control and documentation
Provide technical support to other Abbott functional areas, including customer service, product quality assurance, commercial operations, new product R&D, and manufacturing operations.
Interface with product team members, PCB designers, manufacturing or design engineer, R&D, marketing, regulatory (internal) and site engineering.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING
Bachelors degree in an engineering or closely related discipline with two to four years work experience or sufficient practical experience to demonstrate functional equivalence.
Laboratory experimentation experience
Use of scientific instruments experience
Data analysis experience
Highly self-motivated, creative and adaptable in developing expertise in multiple fields of discipline and performing various and varying roles in the organization.
Proficiency in technical documentation and oral and written communication skills.
Capable of effectively interfacing with cross-functional team members in achieving common goals
Familiar with regulatory requirements for the medical device industry, particularly the working experience in design control
Experience in mechanical, materials and/or biomedical engineering applications
Experience in molecular biology applications
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.
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