Electrical Engineer I Job
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Sylmar, CA, US
Research & Development
40 hours per week
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.
At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:
Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.
Our location in Sylmar (CA) currently has an opportunity for a Electrical Engineer I.
Electrical Engineer performs entry-level activities to design and develop the layout, construction, and evaluation of a variety of prototype Printed Circuit Boards, fixtures, and tools. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective and cost-efficient business practices to execute processes. Promotes the process of continuous quality improvement and risk management and coordinates solutions for technical and project issues. Applies engineering and scientific principles to the evaluation and solution of technical problems. Exercises independent judgment in planning and organizing work; monitors performance and reports status. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Provide supporting services and tooling at the direction of senior engineers and scientists.
Lay out and constructs a variety of prototype tools and fixtures required for development purposes.
Conduct evaluations, test and analyze related to feasibility and function.
Perform troubleshooting and fault isolation activities on a variety of breadboards and hybrids.
Conduct measurements specified in design verification plans, documents and tabulate results, and provide engineering test reports.
Document custom tools with specifications, schematics and mechanical layouts to support document control and tool release.
Comply 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
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING
Bachelors Degree in Electrical/electronic engineering or related engineering field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
A minimum of 6 months of relevant work experience in performing the layout construction, and evaluation of a variety of Printed Circuit Boards, fixtures and tools.
Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable FDA regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and tasks.
Demonstrated personal computer skills and ability to perform basic word processing/spreadsheet tasks to perform documentation, presentation, and analysis activities.
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
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.
* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.
Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
The base pay for this position is $53,700.00 – $107,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.
- document control
- computer skills
- risk management
- electronic engineering
- ability to effectively communicate
- fault isolation
- word processing
- continuous quality improvement
Who We Are
PUT YOUR TALENTS TO WORK
Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.