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Abbott Systems Engineer, Electro-Mechanical Design in Irving, Texas

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS:

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Irving, TX , currently has an opportunity for Systems Engineer, Electro-Mechanical Design

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The Systems Engineer is responsible for understanding the integrated set of standards, sub-standards, and assemblies needed to design and manage systems over their life cycles. Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify a life-cycle balanced system of systems and system/subsystems solution(s) which satisfies customer/operational needs and public/regulatory acceptability. This includes a multitude of systems requirements that range from design, development, test methodologies, validations, risk analysis, documentation, and process improvements.

Defines system performance (requirements)

Integrates technical parameters,

Assures compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces to optimize total system of systems and/or system/subsystem architecture(s),

Perform specialty engineering analyses (such as affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, system security, regulatory, certification, and product assurance) to obtain a preferred configuration which assures product success.

Main Responsibilities:

Defines system requirements, system specifications and input/output process, etc. Analyzes system requirements, user needs, system design, and coordinates system evaluation activities.

Participates in design reviews, development and testing to assess performance against design specification; reliability testing, and assessment of system interactions.

Assist in the development of manufacturing processes and troubleshooting issues to determine root cause and possible engineering solutions.

Documents system requirements by writing documents, reports, memos, change requests, etc. Methods used are determined by approved procedures and standards.

Conducts special studies or experiments to improve systems engineering practices, system quality, and define new components, products or processes.

Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving System level issues.

Continuously improves process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyze activities to improve workflow and work processes.

Ensure relevant engineering knowledge and skills are up-to-date (e.g. methods and tools within software engineering, mathematics, requirements engineering, risk management, good documentation practices, product development, etc.)

Collaborate with various Engineering departments/disciplines (e.g., design, test, software, technology) through knowledge of the interaction between departments/disciplines and how their products/processes affect one another and impact non-engineering processes (e.g., Operations, Logistics, Business, Quality).

Provide products and services that meet the highest technical and quality standards, regulatory requirements, and company policies and processes and embrace first-time quality as a way of life – not accepting, creating or passing any defects and speaking up.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU’LL BRING

Required

B.S. Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Science, Systems Engineering) or related Engineering/Scientific Field

5 +years of relevant experience leading complex system and risk analysis

Ability to lead and utilize data to make decisions and influence stakeholders.

Demonstrated success in technical proficiency, creativity, and independent thought.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Knowledge of System Engineering principles or concepts.

Ability to apply principles of systems thinking to accelerate performance

Demonstrated Customer Focus, making their needs a primary focus of one's actions .

Preferred

Experience in Electrical Engineering, Electro-mechanical engineering, design engineering, test fixture design preferred. Experience in regulated medical device industry is a plus.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

Paid time off

401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com at http://www.abbott.com/ , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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