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Expires soon Abbott

Hardware Sustaining Engineer

  • Westford, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

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.



Job Title

Hardware Sustaining 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 Westford, MA location in the AVD division.

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

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. The neurotechnology research scientist is responsible for developing and providing subject matter expertise on neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, and the interface of technologies with neural structures. This scientist will need to show a strong interest in learning the detailed functions of the central and peripheral nervous system, evaluate and critique information from journal articles, patents, and textbook sources, and form and test hypotheses about the mechanisms of action of neuromodulation technologies. The scientist provides technical expertise, playing a vital role in innovating, designing, enhancing, testing, and implementing technologies that connect with the nervous system. The scientist also works closely with the business to understand what constitutes a successful product design and claims related to that design and its mechanism of action. The scientist also develops scientific experiments to substantiate those claims. By developing and sharing their expertise, the scientist ensures that rigorous and valid scientific information is being used to back data-driven decisions.

What You’ll Work On

·  Provides supporting services and tooling at the direction of senior engineers and scientists.
·  Lays out and constructs a variety of prototype tools and fixtures required for development purposes.
·  Conducts evaluations, tests and analyses related to feasibility and function.
·  Performs troubleshooting and fault isolation activities on a variety of breadboards and hybrids.
·  Conducts measurements specified in design verification plans, documents and tabulates results, and provides engineering test reports.
·  Documents custom tools with specifications, schematics and mechanical layouts to support document control and tool release.
·  Complies 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

Required Qualification

·  Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
·  0-2 years of experience as an engineer.

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:

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
$48,000.00 – $96,000.00

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



Product Development



AVD Vascular



United States > Massachusetts > Westford : 4 Robbins Road








Yes, 10 % of the Time






Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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