Offers “Abbott”

days ago Abbott

R&D Engineer

  • Internship
  • Westford (Middlesex)

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.

Our location in Westford, MA, currently has an opportunity for a R&D Engineer .   Responsible for documenting requirements, creating traceability matrices and collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify and mitigate risks.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

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Works closely with subject matter experts and technical leads to identify system and subsystem requirements.

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Works closely with the marketing team to translate user needs to system and subsystem requirements.

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Works closely with the design team to develop concepts that meet user needs.

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Participates in core team meetings representing requirements at system and subsystem level.

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Collaborate with verification teams on protocol development and revisions.

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Maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development.

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Investigates and evaluates existing technologies.

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Reviews or coordinates vendor activities to support development.

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Cultivates a wide range of internal networks and begins to develop an extensive external network of resources to facilitate completion of tasks.

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May lead a project team of moderate scope.

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Provides guidance to less experienced staff.

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Acts as a mentor to lower level individual contributors.

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Influence exerted at peer level and occasionally at first levels of management.

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Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.

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Exercises authority and judgment within defined limits to determine appropriate action.

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Failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause delays in program schedules and may result in the allocation of additional resources.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

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Bachelors Degree (± 16 years)    Related field. Or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

      Minimum 2 years:

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Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures.

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General understanding of business unit/group function.

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Will perform this job in a quality system environment.

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Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

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Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.

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Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

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Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.

Preferred

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Masters Degree (± 18 years)

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2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

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Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

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Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

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Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

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Paid time off

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401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

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The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  www.abbottbenefits.com

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

     

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

     

DIVISION:

AVD Vascular

        

LOCATION:

United States > Massachusetts > Westford : 4 Robbins Road

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

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)

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

     
EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

     
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