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Senior System Engineer

Company: 1016 Abt Molecular Inc.
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


An engineering position is available immediately at Abbott Molecular, a division of Abbott Laboratories. We are looking for a self-motivated engineer to work in the Instrument Product Support team to provide technical support for newly launched and on-market molecular diagnostics instruments.

The primary job functions for the role include:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Completes professional level engineering assignments related to a specific field or discipline. Participates in projects involving the Design, fabrication, validation, and manufacture of complex instrument subassemblies, systems or processes.
  • Analyzes, develops, and recommends design approaches required to meet design and production requirements for new or enhanced instruments.
  • Compiles and evaluates design and test data, prepares technical specifications, and determines appropriate limits and variables for product, process, or materials specifications.
  • Coordinates with technical support personnel to conduct prototype or experimental runs of products or processes.
  • Analyze product requirements and other technical specifications to determine if product is performing to requirements.
  • Applies the results of reviews of literature, patents, and current practices relevant to the solution of current problems.
  • Achieve best practices that meet medical device industry standard, including design control and documentation
  • Provide technical support to other Abbott functional areas, including customer service, product quality assurance, commercial operations, new product R&D, and manufacturing operations.
  • Interface with product team members, manufacturing or design engineer, R&D, marketing, regulatory (internal), site engineering and third-party manufacturers.

    Hands on experience in the following areas
    • Design and testing of robotic systems
    • Laboratory experimentation
    • Use of scientific instruments
    • Data analysis
      - Highly self-motivated, creative and adaptable in developing expertise in multiple fields of discipline and performing various and varying roles in the organization Proficiency in technical documentation and oral and written communication skills Capable of effectively interfacing with cross-functional team members in achieving common goals.

      - Familiar with regulatory requirements for the medical device industry, particularly the working experience in design control Experience in mechanical, materials, biomedical and/or electrical engineering applications Knowledge of molecular biology applications


      Bachelor's degree required

      4-6 yearprogressive work experience in a relevant technical field.


      AMD Molecular

      United States > Des Plaines : DP01



      Not specified

      Not Applicable

      Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)

      Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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