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Engineer I, Research and Development

  • Minnetonka, USA
  • IT development

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



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

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.

Our Minnetonka , MN location currently has an opportunity for a Engineer I, Research and Development.

​Engineer I, Research and Development, under general supervision, is responsible for providing engineering support to device manufacturing operations. Develops and implements efficient, cost-effective process improvements and work on delivery tools, such as catheters and introducers. Work requires the application of theoretical principles and creative/analytical techniques typically acquired in a recognized four-year or more academic course of study and applying engineering and scientific principles to evaluating and solving technical problems. Stays abreast of and communicates technical advancements to colleagues and associates. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost-efficient, and best practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness.


Provide engineering support for existing operations

May perform dimensioning and tolerance evaluations of components, drawings and tooling

May perform electrical analysis of failed components or devices for troubleshooting and corrective action purposes

Oversee device configuration control and modifies the configuration as required

Write Engineering Test Reports (ETR’s), memos, Engineering Change Papers, create travelers, and develop written operator procedures

Perform process validations on equipment and processes as required.

Resolve and/or facilitate the resolution of problems, including identifying causes to prevent re-occurrence

Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

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.


Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related field.

Minimum 1 year of relevant design and manufacturing work experience as related to medical devices.

Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate technologically complex devices.

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.

Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.

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* 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:

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.

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The base pay for this position is
$48,000.00 – $96,000.00

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Product Development



CRM Cardiac Rhythm Management



United States > Minnesota > Minnetonka : 14900 Minnetonka Industrial Road











Not Applicable



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.

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