Abbott Technical Service Engineer I in Plano, 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.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber engineer to work under general supervision, provides independent clinical and technical support in response to inquiries from physicians, health care professionals, patients and field staff using professional knowledge and judgment. This position will assist patients, technical representatives, and healthcare practitioners in technical matters regarding Abbott’s devices.

This level of the Technical Service Engineer (TSE) provides the clinical and technical interface between the medical community and various Abbott departments through consultation. This position requires the application of theoretical principles and creative/analytical techniques typically acquired in a recognized four-year or more biomedical engineering or other medical-related academic course of study. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness. Stays abreast of and consults on technical advancements. Promotes the process of continuous quality improvement and risk management, and coordinates solutions for technical and project issues.

Impact this role will have at Abbott:

  • Provides technical or clinical information to customers in response to inquiries/report from the field.

  • Performs product evaluations and testing based on reports from the field.

  • Provides clinical and technical support services.

  • Provides back-up support to Field Clinical Engineering/Sales Representatives in the areas of sales support (device implants and follow-ups), regional training seminars and troubleshooting.

  • Provides and conducts product training to in-house personnel.

  • Assists in the presentation of educational material for new product training and in-service seminars to physicians, nurses and sales representatives.

  • Reviews product manuals, communiques and memorandum for technical clinical accuracy and content.

  • Documents all contacts via an approved tracking system, writing Field Contact Reports for complaints per SMF guidelines.

  • Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise, applicable regulatory requirements, and a general knowledge of the company’s products, markets, and objectives as well as industry trends.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electronic engineering, biomedical engineering, or a related field.

  • 0-2 years’ experience providing medical device industry technical support, including relevant experience in the cardiac pacing industry.

  • 1+ years (Preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate technologically complex devices; demonstrated written and verbal communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, quantitative, analytical, organizational, and follow-up skills.

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