Abbott Principal Electrical Engineer in Princeton, New Jersey

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.

Abbott Point of Care is a global leader in providing critical medical diagnostic and informatics products for rapid blood analysis that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective. Our i-STAT System is an advanced, portable diagnostic tool that provides real-time, lab-quality results within minutes to accelerate patient-care decision-making as well as optimize resource utilization for our customers and the patients that they serve. The i-STAT System has the industry’s most comprehensive menu of tests in a single, with-patient platform, including tests for respiratory, metabolic, coagulation, hematology, glucose, and cardiac function. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, on just a few drops of blood, our i-STAT System fosters a collaborative, patient-centered environment while driving improved operational performance.


Principal Electrical Engineer

Summarize the main purpose of the role.

Under general direction, has duties of instructing and checking the work of other design engineers.

Responsible for designing new products and processes and improving and maintaining existing products.


• May conduct design analysis on components and/or assemblies to assist in the development process by ensuring designs are

cost efficient, manufacturable, and reliable.

• Communicates with the other engineering personnel to coordinate the interrelated design and assure project completion.

• May act as internal consultant providing technical guidance on most complex projects.

• This is a supervisory position.


Education Level Major/Field of Study Or

Associates Degree


Experience Details

Minimum 7 years

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