Staff Engineer

in St. Paul, MN

Staff Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31078882

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31078882ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    St. Paul, MN, US

  • Job Category

    Research & Development

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Job Title

Staff Engineer

Working at Abbott

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
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • 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.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our St. Paul, MN location in the Vascular division.

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive, and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease.

The Staff Engineer is responsible for providing engineering support in the creation and the development of new Division products.

What You’ll Work On

  • Researches, develops, designs, and evaluates mechanical and electro-mechanical materials, components, assemblies, processes and/or equipment.
  • Conducts feasibility studies to verify capability and functionality.
  • Develops new concepts from initial design to market release.
  • Directs support personnel and coordinates project activities.
  • Write and submit intellectual property (patents).
  • Maintains detailed documentation throughout all phases of research and development.
  • Investigates and evaluates existing technologies.
  • Reviews or coordinates vendor activities to support development.
  • Write and submit professional articles for technical journals.
  • Influence/Leadership-Understands business environment and relates extensive knowledge of internal and external technological activities to trends.
  • Interfaces with senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units.
  • Participates in the development of other technical contributors by facilitating training and providing feedback and guidance.
  • May lead a project team.
  • Provides technical leadership to business units. Acts as a mentor to less-experienced staff and may provide work direction or supervise other technical employees.
  • Exercises judgment independently.
  • Planning/Organization-Plans and organizes project assignments of substantial variety and complexity. Initiates or maintains schedule for projects and project milestones. Establishes priorities of individual or project assignments.
  • Decision Making/Impact-Selects methods and techniques to lead a project to completion. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or similar. or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum 9 years of related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of catheter design and development. 
  • Experience and proficiency in using Solid Works.
  • Medical Device Experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • LabView
  • MiniTab

Apply Now

* 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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.



The base pay for this position is $95,000.00 – $190,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • chemical engineering
  • minitab
  • mechanical engineering
  • project leadership
  • biomedical engineering
  • electrical engineering
  • project coordination
  • electro-mechanical materials
  • judgment independently
  • medical device
  • concept development
  • project prioritization
  • feasibility assessment
  • catheter design
  • vendor coordination
  • catheter
  • medical devices

Additional Information

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.

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