15 days old

Senior R&D Engineer

Abbott
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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.

Provides guidance for the design and development of company products. Works closely with product development team to establish product development goals while ensuring market compatibility.

Job Duties:

  • Formulates and implements research and development programs, policies, and procedures required to support profitable growth.
  • Interfaces with appropriate internal and external resources to ensure intellectual property is appropriately protected.
  • Provides technical assistance for diagnosing design and manufacturing quality problems.
  • Guides development and documentation of test plan protocols, standard operating procedures, specifications and test procedures.
  • Participates in review boards for intellectual property, CAPA, complaints, business unit planning, and others as necessary.
  • Reviews and provides functional approval for project and quality system documentation.
  • Tracks and forecasts divisional and product and technology projects
  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

    Equipment: Works with standard office equipment, telephone, cellular phone, and personal computer. Operates a motor vehicle for trips to various Company sites and outside vendor, field, and customer locations; and to commute to various airports for airline travel.


    Working Conditions: Describe the work environment characteristics representative of those encountered by an employee performing the essential functions of this job.
    Work environment varies from well lighted office/cubicle, low to moderate noise level, to a variety of conditions caused by travel requirements such as customer offices, research labs, hospitals, hotels, use of automobiles, commercial travel, weather, etc.

    Physical Demands: Describe the physical demands representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    Activities require a significant amount of sitting in front of a computer monitor, some standing and walking. Significant use of hands and arms, plus finger dexterity to reach, point, write, type, operate a computer and other office equipment. Performs tasks that regularly require good correctable vision and hand/eye coordination. Activities also require significant use of voice and hearing for discussions with other employees.
    Qualifications: Describe the minimum education and experience, including knowledge, skills and abilities, required to successfully perform the job. List any certificates, license, and/or registrations required.

    General Qualifications

    • Four year degree in a technical field, preferably mechanical, chemical , biomedical, industrial, or quality engineering; materials science, biochemistry, chemistry, physics or management.
    • Master’s degree in a technical or business field is preferred.
    • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in medical device development and/or other highly regulated industry
    • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
    • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
    • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
    • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
    • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
    • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
    • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
    • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

      Preferred Experience:

      • Solidworks
      • Plastic Injection Molding
      • Machining
      • 3D Printing
      • Design for Assembly and Manufacturing (DFA, DFM)
      • Prototyping


        Functional Knowledge:

        • Conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and knowledge of related disciplines.
        • Knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others.
        • Acts as a resource to less experienced team members and may lead small projects.
        • Solves complex problems using a new perspective on existing solutions and exercises judgment based on information from multiple sources.
        • Impacts a range of projects or service activities within own team and other related teams. Works within broad guidelines.
        • Explains difficult or sensitive information and works to build consensus.

          NO REMOTE WORK

          Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs. This job description supersedes any previous job descriptions with the same or similar title. All qualified applicants will receive
          consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, citizenship, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, status with respect to public assistance, or disability status.","title":"Senior R&D EngineerDivision: SH Structural Heart
          Travel: Not specified
          Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
          Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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Posted: 2019-10-02 Expires: 2019-11-01

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