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.
About Abbott Diagnostics
The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.
Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.
Our location in Irving, TX, currently has an opportunity for Engineering Technician.
What You'll Do
This position provides specialized technical support services by performing any combination of complex or non-routine duties involving the selection and use of procedures and/or equipment in support of medical diagnostic instrument and/or reagent development and production
Applies a high level of technical support in a specialized discipline using knowledge and theory of electronics, life science, chemistry, mechanics, software, etc.
Understands and uses knowledge of other disciplines.
Uses computer applications as needed for functional specialty.
Advanced skills in computer hardware and /or software applications.
Accepts non-routine and complex assignments.
Follows established procedures Uses judgment and makes choices on how to proceed.
Assignments often require creativity.
Researches, recommends, and implements appropriate changes for process improvements.
Uses information from within and/or outside the organization when necessary.
Reads, understands and instructs others in the use of manuals, test procedures, and documentation associated with specialized equipment.
Reads, interprets, and may create engineering drawings, schematics and complex test procedures.
Writes basic procedures and technical documents.
Working knowledge and use of complex tools and equipment specific to functional areas.
May use statistical, mathematical and other quantitative and qualitative methods and measurements.
May create tools and fixtures specific to functional area.
May work closely with engineers to execute product design.
Constructs complex engineering prototypes, models and builds special test equipment.
May perform testing on prototype electrical and/or mechanical designs.
Conducts complex testing, analysis and troubleshooting.
Conducts testing to determine effectiveness of product specifications.
Complies to all safety standards and regulatory requirements.
Education And Experience You'll Bring
Associates degree is required or equivalent experience combined with High School degree or GED.
Five or more years related technical experience.
Bachelor's degree is preferred.
Ability to use electronic test equipment; i.e. Oscilloscopes
Ability to size wires and build cables for a given application
Understanding of basic scripting to build test benches
Ability to provide direction to manufacturing regarding assembly of sub-assemblies
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
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
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.
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