Abbott Test & Controls Engineer II in Pleasanton, California
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 Test Engineer II to support our process development group. This includes but not limited to, design and develop new software and hardware to test new products. Investigates and resolves production problems involving test equipment software and hardware. Apply engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems. Remain abreast of and consults on technical advancements. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.
Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.
Impact this role will have on Abbott
Design, develop, and maintain manufacturing test processes, fixtures, and Automated Test Equipment (ATE) for new and existing products.
Provide technical support to production and contract manufacturers.
Generates project plans and software and hardware documents.
Design/Process validation protocol and report writing.
Coordinates transfer of device and test software into production and provides follow-up support to facilitate resolution of problems.
Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:
Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering or related engineering field. Minimum of three years of experience with board-, box-, and system-level electrical test or test equipment design/development and troubleshooting.
Experience developing Automated Test Equipment (ATE) in LabVIEW and familiar with “C” programming or similar programming languages.
Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally.
SolidWorks and/or Altium experience is a plus.
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