1+ months
2018-06-012018-08-26

Electrical Design Engineer, Entry Level in Princeton, NJ

Abbott
Princeton, NJ

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott Point of Care is a global leader in providing with-patient diagnostic testing solutions that are fast, portable, accurate and affordable. We are a division of Abbott, a global, diversified healthcare innovator with a legacy of pioneering work in medical diagnostics.

Our i-STAT System is an advanced, handheld system that allows medical staff to perform diagnostic testing without having to leave the patient's side. The system provides real-time, lab-quality results using only a few drops of blood and delivers accurate results in minutes rather than hours. The i-STAT System family of products and services fosters a collaborative, patient-centered environment while driving improved operational performance. Our products can play a valuable role in accelerating the patient-care decision-making process throughout the continuum of care. More than 80,000 i-STAT handhelds are used worldwide by healthcare professionals in a variety of settings.

By choosing to transform the healthcare industry and how we do business, we will continue to provide healthcare professionals with the resources they need to deliver high-quality, efficient and affordable care to the patients they serve.

Primary Job Function:  Apply electrical engineering principles and general scientific knowledge to perform design tasks related to development of new products and sustainment of existing products.  Position will also will contribute to development of engineering processes to maintain and improve R&D engineering team’s work output quality and productivity. 

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning and conducting small to medium-sized assigned projects requiring conventional types of plans, investigations, and/or equipment.
  • Collaborate in engineering team environment on large-sized projects and technical problems requiring unconventional techniques or innovation.
  • Independently execute assigned tasks by applying standard electrical engineering principles and techniques.
  • Independently create/modify designs for intermediate problems, design/modify complex components and/or processes under supervision.
  • Write detailed design specifications and complete required design documentation in a timely manner and in accordance with business practices.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams to support organizational goals.
  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the organization’s Quality System.

    Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:  None

    Position Accountability/Scope:

    • Works under general supervision of more experienced engineers who review work output for overall accuracy, completeness, and soundness of technical judgment.
    • Identifies and quantifies technical risks and their consequences relative to the success of a project.
    • Recommends appropriate action to achieve department/project objectives.
    • Drives functional performance to ensure that cross-functional and Quality System standards are met. 
    • May assist in the training of personnel as directed by management.

      Minimum Education:

      • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred, Associates Degree with 5+ years electrical design experience considered.

        Minimum Experience/Training Required:

        • Technical competency and working knowledge of electrical engineering fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures.
        • Ability and aptitude to use effectively use computer-aided design software applications related to electrical design (e.g. schematic capture, circuit simulation, printed circuit layout design, digital logic design).
        • Ability and aptitude to perform software programming tasks related to electrical design measurement, test, and debug (e.g. C++, C#, MATLAB, Python, LabVIEW).
        • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships to promote productivity in a team environment, display socially and professionally appropriate behavior.
        • Ability to work independently as well as in groups, ability to work cross-functionally with personnel of other skill-sets and disciplines.
        • Demonstrated problem-solving and innovative-thinking skills.
        • Ability to prioritize tasks and self-manage time and schedule.
        • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding, or skills.


          Job Family: Product Development
          Division: APOC Point of Care
          Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
          Medical Surveillance: No
          Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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