• Engineer I, Technical Services

    Abbott Plano, TX 75026

    Job #2314109068

  • 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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

    Our Neuromodulation business is an area of expertise for Abbott. This business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. Our Solutions include Proclaim (TM) XR SCS System, the #1 Spinal cord stimulator on the market, Proclaim (TM) DRG Neurostimulator, the only FDA approved DRG therapy and a market leader in radiofrequency ablation therapy, Abbott RFA. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. Our deep brain stimulation technology for progressive diseases help people manage their Parkinson's disease and essential tremor symptoms, steering away from side effects.

    Our location in Plano, TX currently has an opportunity for a Engineer I, Technical Services. Functioning under general supervision, provides independent clinical and technical support in response to inquiries from physicians, health care professionals, patients and field staff using professional knowledge and judgment. This level of the Technical Service Engineer (TSE) provides the clinical and technical interface between the medical community and various departments through consultation.

    WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Provides technical or clinical information to customers in response to inquiries/report from the field.

    • Performs product evaluations and testing based on reports from the field.

    • Provides clinical and technical support services.

    • Provides back-up support to Field Clinical Engineering/Sales Representatives in the areas of sales support (device implants and follow-ups), regional training seminars and troubleshooting.

    • Provides and conducts product training to in-house personnel.

    • Assists in the presentation of educational material for new product training and in-service seminars to physicians, nurses and sales representatives.

    • Reviews product manuals, communiques and memorandum for technical clinical accuracy and content.

    • Documents all contacts via an approved tracking system, writing Field Contact Reports for complaints per SMF guidelines.

    • Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise, applicable regulatory requirements, and a general knowledge of the company's products, markets, and objectives as well as industry trends.

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

    • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Required

    • BS Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

    • 2+ years work experience providing medical device industry technical support.

    • Demonstrated ability to analyze and evaluate technologically complex devices

    • Demonstrated written and verbal communication, interpersonal, facilitation, presentation, quantitative, analytical, organizational, and follow-up skills.

    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 assistance

    • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

    • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

    • Paid time off

    • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

    • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

    Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: ~~~ (~~~)

    Follow 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.

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    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

    We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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