1+ months

Manager, Electrical Engineering

Plano, TX 75074

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Neuromodulation develops advanced medical implants and accessories for the stimulus of the nervous system.  We are on the forefront of implantable device miniaturization and data science for improved patient outcomes.  Through advanced active implantable technology and external mobile device apps we create an ecosystem for developing quick advancements in the field of neuromodulation through modern data science and analysis.

In this role, you will be developing and managing a technical team of electrical engineers focused on the design and development of implantable neurostimulation systems.  The manager in this role is also responsible for creating the team’s vision, setting direction, establishing best practices and expectations, project planning, and executing project deliverables to align with divisional goals and development timelines. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Directs a multi-disciplinary team of highly technical engineers from concept through commercial launch and on-market support.
  • Hires and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback.
  • Acts as technical manager providing strategic and tactical solutions and collaborates with technical leads and the cross-functional R&D group
  • Develops technical leaders through mentorship, training, and leadership opportunities to enable team-member leadership of complex technical projects.
  • Coaching, mentorship, and constructive feedback to the team to provide career development and growth.
  • Maintaining a safe, positive, and engaged work environment.  Inspiring an energized, empowered and accountable work force.
  • Self-contribution of technical and engineering deliverables in a working manager role.
  • Managing the development of goals, objectives and strategies for electrical engineering team. 
  • Communicating to senior management as required including technical presentations, status updates, and program reviews as required. 
  • Coordinates and manages resources to meet detailed project timelines and milestones. 
  • Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise, regulatory requirements, as well as industry trends. 
  • Promoting and supporting the development intellectual property by the EE team as appropriate. 
  • Develops a team culture that consistently improves the quality and execution of program deliverables
  • Sets goals which align to department plans and manages the execution of goals through coaching and mentoring.
  • Appropriately manages resources within program and budget cycles providing key solutions across a portfolio of multiple on-going projects
  • Plans and maintains project schedules and budgets
  • Participates in the analysis of new technologies as they may apply to proposed future product development.  Contribute new technologies or process that may be of future or current value 

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering (MS or above preferred)
    • 10+ years of relevant electrical engineering experience in the design of embedded PCB assemblies
    • 3+ years of demonstrated experience managing engineering teams
    • Demonstrated expert knowledge of sound design principles and practices
    • Demonstrated knowledge of analog & digital circuit design for embedded systems
    • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate throughout the organization

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Experience with FDA & medical device development
      • RF hardware and/or Bluetooth Low Energy design experience
      • Mixed signal IC development experience
      • Experience with large dataset analysis and/or machine learning tools & techniques
      • Experience providing strategic and technical contributions to regulatory agency submissions
      • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
      • Working knowledge of EN45502-1, IEC 60601-1 and associated standards.","industry":"HealthcareDivision: NM Neuromodulation
        Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
        Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
        Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2020-07-22 Expires: 2020-09-27

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