Abbott Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician II in Plano, Texas

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician. This individual will be responsible for various mechanical engineering efforts for new product development. Working under general supervision, provides technical support for the development of medical devices.

Join the team at Abbott that develops medical devices to manage chronic pain, Parkinson's, and other neurological disorders. We change lives and restore hope when it’s lost. Our team produces the leads and implant tools for devices implanted into the brain and epidural space.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts.

  • Work with engineering on build/test fixturing and device prototypes

  • Ability to follow verbal instructions.

  • Perform engineering tests and test method validations. Collect, compile, and organize data to support the generation of engineering test and validation reports

  • Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages and possibly ability to analyze data using basic statistics.

  • Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance.

  • Create and Maintain accurate records to recreate desired build processes and designs.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott's marketplace success:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Trade school certification, specialized training/apprenticeship and/or equivalent in Engineering

  • Technology, or specialized training which provides a theoretical understanding of mechanical or electro-mechanical disciplines or equivalent preferred.

  • Typically a minimum of 3-6 years of progressively more responsible related work experience required to achieve the level of competency and depth of understanding necessary to perform at this level

  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the job, including the ability to set up and operate specialized automated/manual equipment.

  • Must be capable of understanding assembly drawings, processing documents, equipment schematics, and other associated documentation.

  • Demonstrated ability to use common hand tools and troubleshooting devices such as a multi-meter.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational, computer and basic math skills.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email