1+ months
2018-05-162018-07-20

Engineering Director

Abbott
Alameda, CA

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.

Responsible for the development of medical products in the highly regulated medical device environment. The director is responsible for creating and maintaining an efficient, highly motivated, technical development organization.

Essential Functions: Functional management of product development engineering disciplines in a FDA controlled environment.

Engineering Department Budgeting.

Assessment and management of outsourced developers.

New technology assessment and roadmapping.

Career development of direct reports Support of product development objectives and milestones Additional Responsibilities: Communicate group status to senior staff Help define and establish company wide policies and procedures.

Lead & direct engineering product development teams Manage budgets for appropriate activities Ensure teams are compliant with Quality System requirements.

BS Degree in an Engineering discipline. Advanced degree preferred.   12 years in product development roles  experience with medical device development preferred. Direct experience both developing and supervising product development programs Demonstrated substantial knowledge of regulations for medical device development  (ISO13485, FDA QSR) and/or demonstrated substantial experience in product development for very quality sensitive applications.
Job Family: Engineering
Division: ADC Diabetes Care
Travel: Yes, 20 % 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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