1+ months
2018-05-112018-07-20

Senior Instrumentation Engineer, Hematology Diagnostics

Abbott
Santa Clara, 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.

The candidate will support on-market and sustaining engineering activities for the Abbott Hematology Platform.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Apply experimental techniques, statistical analysis & engineering investigation techniques (DMAIC) to identify, define, and recommend solutions to significant technical problems.
  • Design, plan, and conduct experiments to assess the technical capability, feasibility, and performance of sub-systems and systems
  • Develop and execute formal protocols, perform analysis and interpretation of results - documenting findings clearly and concisely.
  • Regularly exercise independent judgment and apply systems thinking, problem solving, debugging, and troubleshooting to generate innovative ideas to improve products or processes

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or closely related discipline with five or more years progressive work experience. Exceptions to the degree requirement at this level require approval of the appropriate level of Senior Management.   Four to six years progressive work experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related engineering field. Master’s degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years of relevant, progressively more responsible work experience in medical product development and/or a graduate degree with relevant project experience.
    • Experience working within a regulated medical device industry
    • Understanding of complex electro-mechanical/optical systems including flow cytometry, digital microscopy, lab automation.
    • Demonstrated ability to design and conduct tests of complex electronics or microprocessor based medical systems.
    • Demonstrated structured troubleshooting skills
    • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
    • Experience using MATLAB, SAS, JMP, R, MiniTab, or LabVIEW for scripting, data analysis, or automation


      Job Family: Product Development
      Division: ADD Diagnostics
      Travel: No
      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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