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Project Engineer

Company: Abbott Cardiovascular Sys Inc
Location: minnetonka
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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. JOB DESCRIPTION:A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.Our location in Minnetonka, MN, currently has an opportunity for a Project Engineer.The project Engineer will plan and conduct small-to-medium size projects to support activities for all phases of the Product Development process, with an emphasis on project management. Partner with R, Process Development, Quality Engineering, Regulatory, and Marketing teams to ensure phase deliverables are met from design development through process validation and full product launch. We are a Quality-driven, team-oriented, fast-paced CRM Division. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.WHAT YOU'LL DOPlan and conduct small-to-medium size product development-related projectsCreate or assist in the development of product development plans and schedules to lead product development teamsFacilitate definition and control of project scopeAssist in the coordination of efforts between various functions within a projectAssist in monitoring of project activities and execution of deliverables associated with product development plans and schedulesPrepare written communication including project plans, meeting minutes, technical reports and documentation of decisions.Conduct hands-on product testing or evaluations, as neededEmploy contingency plans to recover from schedule slippages, when appropriatePlan, organize and prioritize own daily work routine to meet established schedule.Track expenses compared to plan for projectsHelp coordinate design and process prototype development build scheduling in pilot line lab settings or existing production lineMaintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendorsPerform other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assignedEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequiredBachelors Degree in Engineering, Science or related technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.Minimum 2 years in engineering or related work experience.Experience in a Product Development setting: (R, Process Development, PMO or Manufacturing environment).Exposure to Program Management methodologies.Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.Strong ability to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines in timely manner.Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.Working technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices and procedures.General understanding of business unit/group function.Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors.Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.Has a broad knowledge of technical alternatives and an understanding of their impact on the systems environment.Preferred1-3 years project coordination experience.Experience with Microsoft Project.Past member of a Class II/III medical device development project, including general exposure to FDA and outside U.S. regulations.Understanding of technical aspects of products and their use and function.Familiarity with product technical specifications and requirements.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 assistanceFinancial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plansHealth care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programsPaid time off401(k) retirement savings with a generous company matchThe stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.comFollow 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.Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.JOB FAMILY:Product Development DIVISION:CRM Cardiac Rhythm Management LOCATION:United States > Minnesota > Minnetonka : 14900 Minnetonka Industrial Road ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:WORK SHIFT:Standard TRAVEL:No MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:Not Applicable SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday) Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

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