Abbott Design Quality Engineer in Irving, Texas

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.


Would you like to go to bed every night knowing the work you do improves the health care and living standards of millions of individuals across the globe? That’s the feeling I have every night after helping ensure the immunoassay and clinical chemistry in vitro diagnostic products we develop, right here in Dallas/Fort Worth, meet the needs of numerous stakeholders (most important is the patient)! My name is Rick and I am looking for someone who is passionate about product development, design control, risk management, design verification, design validation, and ensuring quality is designed into products. I’m looking for someone who wants to collaborate across our department, across small teams, and across large teams trusted with innovating the in vitro diagnostics industry. I am looking for excellent team players who can quickly adapt, take initiative, are motivated to deliver, and are excited to learn new things! You will be joining my team from various backgrounds including mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, chemical engineers, medical technologists, software engineers, and biologists. If the things I’ve mentioned describe you, and you are craving a deep feeling of satisfaction in the work you perform, Abbott Diagnostics has a position for you.

Main Responsibilities:

General - Contributes to defining and timely achievement of overall project goals.

Provides compliant solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Interacts constructively with employees,managers and cross-functional peers.

May lead a project with a limited scope,but usually a contributor on broader projects.

Provides guidance to other Professionals and Technicians.

Scope typically limited to one specific QA function.

Quality System Compliance -Maintains awareness of standards that regulate our industry.

Ensures compliance to site level policies and procedures by promptly reporting non-compliance issues to management within Division and Corporation as appropriate.

Maintains vigilance to ensure adherence to Quality Policy and Quality system procedures by promptly reporting noncompliance issues to management.

Risk Managment - Applies basic Risk Management principles to work.

Participates in the development or modification of Risk anagement files.

Complaint Evaluation - Investigates complex complaints with management oversight.

Provides compliant solutions to a variety of complex problems.

Ensures compliant documentation related to area of responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in technical or Quality role within a highly-regulated environment is required. It is preferred this experience be in the medical device or pharmaceutical development arena. It is also preferred to have experience with Design Control

Preferred Degree:

Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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