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Intermediate Engineer, R&D Design Transfer (Abbott Point of Care) Ottawa

  • Internship
  • Ottawa (Ottawa)

Job description



Status: Regular/Full Time

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

Abbott Point of Care is a market leader in point of care testing, based in Ottawa, Ontario and Princeton, New Jersey. The i-STAT System offers a diverse menu of blood gas, chemistry, coagulation and cardiac marker assays, which facilitates improved patient care by ease of use and rapid time to accurate results. With annual growth in sales, Abbott Point of Care is a dynamic and exciting work environment.

Position Overview:

As a member of Research and Development Design Transfer team, the candidate will contribute to the team’s success by supporting multiple project teams, simultaneously.  Main tasks will include, and not limited to, new product design and development, process development, component manufacturing supplier interactions, product testing, product documentation, and root cause investigation of  mechanical / microfluidic, and chemical / electrochemical / biochemical systems.

The ideal candidate for our team will bring the following education, experiences, knowledge, and skills to the position

Required Education and Experience:

Minimum 1-3 years relevant experience in an engineering or science role

Graduate degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent.

Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

Strong written and oral skills are required.

Ability to work both within small and large teams and independently.

Proven technical, creative, teamwork and project implementation skills to contribute to product and process development.

Knowledge of math, statistics, and good computer skills.

Judgment and decision-making skills.

Organization, coordinating and planning skills, with the ability to work in a multi-task environment, under pressure, with a propensity to continuous learning.

Familiarity with any of the following areas would be an asset:


Reaction Kinetics

Molecular Recognition



Design of Experiments

Design Control

Experimental design and statistical process control

ISO/FDA regulations

Risk management/FMEA methods

This is a Monday to Friday position.

Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.

Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.

We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

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APOC Point of Care



Canada > Ottawa : 185 Corkstown Road











Not Applicable



Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)