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Senior Engineer Research & Development

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Location United States - Minnesota - St. Paul Category Research & Development 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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. Our location in Plymouth , MN currently has an opportunity for a Senior Research & Development Engineer in Structural Heart Disease. The Sr. R&D Engineer is responsible for providing mechanical engineering support in the creation and the development of new medical device products (invasive and non-invasive). He/she will be accountable for researching, developing, designs, and evaluates mechanical and electro-mechanical materials, components, assemblies, processes and/or equipment. In addition will, conduct feasibility studies to verify capability and functionality. Develop new concepts from initial design to market release. The Sr. R&D Engineer will also direct support personnel and coordinates project activities. WHAT YOU'LL DO Write and submit intellectual property (patents). Maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development. Investigates and evaluates existing technologies. Reviews or coordinates vendor activities to support development. Establishes and cultivates an extensive network of support to facilitate completion of assignments. Participates in the development of less experienced staff by setting an example, providing guidance and work direction, and offering counsel. Participates in determining goals and objectives for projects and may lead projects. Influences middle management on technical or business solutions. May interact with vendors. Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval. Initiates or maintains work schedule. Establishes priorities of work assignments. Exercise's judgment in selecting innovative, practical methods to achieve problem resolution. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING: Bachelor's Degree Minimum 6 years Preferred Master's Degree Strong understanding of business unit function and cross group dependencies/relationships. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Has a sound knowledge of various technical alternatives and their impact. WHAT WE OFFER : At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority 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 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. Job Id 31001445 Location United States - Minnesota - St. Paul Medical surveillance Not Applicable Division SH Structural Heart Travel Yes, 5 % of the Time Additional Location Significant work activities Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day),Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday) PLAN FOR SUCCESS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Our business encompasses many different functions and capabilities, which allows you to explore careers in various fields.-- GROWTH PLANNING Growth Planning and Performance Excellence is an annual process through which you'll be able to have open career discussions with your manager to help you determine your own career path and future. TRAINING & NETWORKS We provide a wide range of classroom and e-learning courses to help you develop new skills and enhance your career.-- WE'RE RECOGNIZED AROUND THE WORLD DOW JONES SUSTAINABILITY INDEX BEST CORPORATE CITIZENS FORTUNE CHANGE
THE WORLD FORTUNE'S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES JOIN OUR TALENT COMMUNITY We will notify you about relevant positions, and keep you in mind when we have interesting opportunities. Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce including Minorities, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Unless otherwise specified, all product and service names appearing in this Internet site are trademarks owned by or licensed to Abbott, its subsidiaries or affiliates. No use of any Abbott trademark, trade name, or trade dress in this site may be made without the prior written authorization of Abbott, except to identify the product or services of the company.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, St. Paul , Senior Engineer Research & Development, Engineering , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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