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Abbott Sr. Engineering Technician in Scottsdale, Arizona

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 107,000 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.

Our location in Scottdale, AZ , currently has an opportunity for a Sr. Engineering Technician.

Sustain various automatic and manual manufacturing equipment, automated test equipment and fixture/tooling used to manufacture and test products. Participate as required with various engineering efforts for new product development. Responsible for performing various technical tasks on a variety of projects as assigned by engineering. These tasks include, but are not limited to test method development and execution, fixture design and fabrication, equipment programming and qualification, prototyping, data collection and analysis.


  • Perform experiments and tests on a variety of projects as assigned by engineering.

  • Participate as required within equipment engineering group on various engineering efforts for new product development and sustaining equipment improvements.

  • Assist in the generation of documentation (i.e. drawings, specs, procedures, travelers, etc) required to support new product development projects.

  • Troubleshoot and suggest creative solutions to design and testing issues.

  • Coordinate and execute building of prototypes/products per engineering design and instruction as required.

  • Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts.

  • Work with engineering on build/test fixturing

  • Perform assembly and testing of small tubing components by adhesive bonding, or heat reflowing.

  • Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages and possibly ability to analyze data using basic statistics.

  • Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance.

  • Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices when performing all tasks that require such precautions.

  • Create and Maintain accurate records to recreate desired build processes and designs.

  • Willingness for active participation, active listening, interpreting, cooperation and flexibility to allow for a successful self-managed team.

  • Be able to clearly communicate ideas, problems and solutions to engineers.

  • 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. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.



  • Technical Diploma in Engineering Technology (electrical/electronic/mechanical/manufacturing) or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Minimum 5 years of experience.

  • 5-7 yrs experience with assembly or testing of parts.

  • Experience with a variety of manufacturing processes and lab equipment required.

  • Experience with soldering (SMT and Through-hole), laser cutting, electromechanical and pneumatics preferred.

  • Requires solid computer skills using Microsoft Office, Proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Nimble hands.

  • Knowledge of or experience using EAM software, Solidworks, Minitab, Labview are pluses but not required.

  • 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 maintain regular and predictable attendance.

  • Occasional or Regularly scheduled overtime is a requirement of this position.


  • Experience with a variety of fully automated manufacturing process and test equipment preferred. Including, but not limited to, component pick and place systems, solder/epoxy dispense systems, reflow ovens and automated test systems.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • 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: at

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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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