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Abbott Principal Electrical Engineer in St. Paul, Minnesota
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.
We are recruiting for a Principal Electrical Engineer to join our team at our St. Paul, MN location. In this role, you will be responsible for designing capital devices that are fully compliant to 60601 regulations in Abbott’s Electrophysiology medical device division. You will be instrumental in the design and development of capital products with strong emphasis/focus on analog design principles. This includes initiating the planning, organizing, performing, coordinating, documentation and/or directing of all EMC and Safety testing with external contract houses as necessary, as well as determining the layout, construction, and evaluation of a variety of prototype printed circuit assemblies, fixtures, and tools. You will apply advanced engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical challenges within this division and performing technical studies in support of project goals. You will be the subject matter expert (SME) on all medical device standards updates, identifying and using the most effective, cost efficient, and best practices to execute processes, and continually evaluate the effectiveness and appropriateness.
Completes electrical engineering deliverables with focus of analog designs. This includes setting and revising requirements and specifications, debugging, testing electrical circuits and systems, and completing documentation to ensure feasibility and verify performance
Effectively communicates the project successes, risks, and roadblocks to the appropriate management levels.
Conceptualizes new designs using technical expertise and innovative approaches
Identifies and mitigates project risks
Coordinates and assists with all safety and EMC testing
Documents all planned safety and EMC test protocols of development teams in support of project goals
Interfaces with various internal functions, outside consultants, vendors, and the medical community
Participates and/or leads on engineering teams in completing development projects
Ensures compliance with procedural and documentation requirements of Abbott, FDA and ISO design controls.
Plans, coordinates, and assists in executing the activities of development teams in support of project goals
Supports animal studies, bench testing, clinical evaluations, and production
Establishes test methods and model development
Supports and leads design reviews
Leads and contributes to strategic initiatives for continuous improvement
Solves complex and diverse technical problems by applying sound judgment, creativity, appropriate data analysis, and technical expertise
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related discipline
8+ years of relevant electrical engineering experience, including hands-on analog & digital circuit design experience
Demonstrated experience with printed circuit board design, schematic entry, and/or design simulation
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related discipline
Medical device experience
Familiarity with IEC 60601 family of standards
Project management and/or leading projects
Statistical analysis, or similar tool set
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