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Abbott Technician, MRI in Plano, Texas

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Our Neuromodulation business is an area of expertise for Abbott. This business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. Our Solutions include Proclaim (TM) XR SCS System, the #1 Spinal cord stimulator on the market, Proclaim (TM) DRG Neurostimulator, the only FDA approved DRG therapy and a market leader in radiofrequency ablation therapy, Abbott RFA.  These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. Our deep brain stimulation technology for progressive diseases help people manage their Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor symptoms, steering away from side effects.

Our location in Plano, TX currently has an opportunity for a MRI Technician. This position requires knowledge of basic Electrical Lab equipment and High voltage RF amplifier systems. This individual will be primarily running MRI proof of safety testing of RF and Magnetic environments on Development Projects and Implantable Products.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Lab infrastructure Metrology and maintenance aspects.

  • Preparation of different types of tissue simulant medias.

  • High current RF Compliance test execution.

  • Data Analysis.

  • Automated Measurement systems data collection.

  • Basic circuit troubleshooting.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • 1-2 Years’ experience with MRI test System is a must

  • Associates of electrical engineering or equivalent

  • Knowledgeable with DC and AC circuitry

  • Proficient with Lab equipment i.e. LCR meter, Oscilloscope, DMM’s, RF amplifiers, Magnetic Test systems, Spectrum or network analyzer.

  • Full time position requiring overtime occasionally

  • Ability to read and understand written instructions, e.g. safety notices and rules, test procedures, operating and maintenance instructions, etc.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to apply all basic math functions, e.g. addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Demonstrated ability to work within Microsoft Office applications. Ability to type preferred.

  • Ability to demonstrate a good mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Ability to reason in a teamwork atmosphere. Ability to learn, change, and adapt as needed.

  • Finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, and controls.

  • Stand, walk, climb stairs, and reach with hands and arms.

  • Must occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

Preferred

  • Preferred associates degree in fire protection

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 (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature - controlled (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • 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 t ime 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 at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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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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 corpjat@abbott.com

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