Senior Mechanical Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Biotech/Pharma

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Plano, TX
5 - 7 years experience
Biotech/Pharma
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

 30054100

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than125years, we've brought new products andtechnologies 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,94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary

Use multidisciplinary engineering knowledge to design and develop innovative medical devices or components/subsystems in support of company’s strategic plan.

Job Duties

  • Design devices to meet user needs
  • Establish requirements and specifications for these devices (including justification and supportive testing)
  • Provide Development support for established products and design changes
  • Use experimental, empirical and numerical analysis to evaluate designs. Lead test method and model development.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks
  • Work withinternal departments and external vendors to obtain prototype parts and to expand these groups’ capabilities
  • Lead pre-clinical and support clinical testing of devices
  • Lead design reviews and support physician visits.
  • Maintains a detailed understanding of the developing clinical environment (i.e. current treatment methods, evolving clinical needs etc.).
  • Maintain a detailed understanding of Abbott, FDA and ISO regulation. Provide input into shaping Abbott's quality and regulatory requirements
  • Work with project management to develop overall schedule. Manage time and tasks within schedule
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • MSdegree in Mechanical Engineeringpreferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience.
  • Experience designing and testing closely related medical devicesrequired.
  • Experience with a variety of manufacturing processes and designing for manufacturability preferred.
  • Ability to lead small teams and to work within large multi-discipline teams as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Exposure to latest design tools and techniques (Six Sigma, DFM, analytical design).
  • 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 travel approximately 10%, including internationally.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.
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