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Abbott Staff Test & Controls Engineer in Pleasanton, California

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.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber staff / senior level Test & Controls Engineer to support our process development group. This includes but not limited to, design and develop new software and hardware to test new products. Investigates and resolves production problems involving test equipment software and hardware. Apply engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems. Remain abreast of and consults on technical advancements. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott

  • Design, develop, and maintain manufacturing test processes, fixtures, and Automated Test Equipment (ATE) for new and existing products.

  • Provide technical support to production and contract manufacturers.

  • Generates project plans and software and hardware documents.

  • Design/Process validation protocol and report writing.

  • Coordinates transfer of device and test software into production and provides follow-up support to facilitate resolution of problems.

  • 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technical Field

  • Minimum of 8 or more years of experience with board-, box-, and system-level electrical test or test equipment design/development and troubleshooting.

  • Experience developing Automated Test Equipment (ATE) in LabVIEW and familiar with “C” programming or similar programming languages

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

  • SolidWorks and/or Altium experience is a plus.

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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