Systems Integration Engineer

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 109,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Abbott Park (Waukegan, IL)currently has an opportunity for a Systems Integration Engineer.

What You'll Do
  • Develops and Executes system related (i.e., hardware, software, labeling and/or assay) verification & validation and/or characterization protocols and supports data package summaries in accordance with governing procedures.
  • Identifies and confirms cause of instrument issues, discrepancies, problems, or complaints in accordance with governing procedures.
  • Moves the Complaint Handling investigation process forward to closure.
  • Runs defined protocols / experiments and development of associated data packages and associated documentation.
  • Basic troubleshooting within single functional area and/or protocol.
  • Basic operation of instrument and repairs at customer replaceable level.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Applies quantitative methods, analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions and provides/implements improvements.
  • Receives specific direction and exercises limited discretion as to personal work details.

Education and Experience You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Life Science or closely related discipline is desired, or relevant combination of education or experience.
  • 0-2 years' work experience in this job area.
  • Can conduct work that conforms to the effectiveness of ADD's quality system.
  • Reviews, generates, and documents Verification & Validation or Characterization related inputs. Exchanges information with product team members, scientists, engineers, and other systems development personnel.

  • Good Lab Practice, PC Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Data representation
  • Ability to review, generate and document Verification & Validation or characterization related inputs
  • Demonstrates use of experimental and data Analysis techniques including statistics, DOE, and Six Sigma training.
  • Ability to present, deliver and interpret information amongst product team members, scientists, engineers, and other systems development personnel.
  • Knowledge of external regulations and standards affecting IVDs and Biologics is preferred.
  • Proficient in operation of instruments and repair/replacement of parts/subassemblies.
  • Proficient in moderately complex Project management.
  • Previous System Integration experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in blood screen a plus.


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 ofbeing 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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