Abbott

Abbott Burlington, MA, USA
Mar 14, 2019
Full time
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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Senior Systems Engineer is accountable for delivering solutions on complex Research and Development efforts, with some level of novelty. This role is accountable for organizing technical approaches, investigating issues, defining behaviors, leading others in the executing of work, applying expertise and validating designs and products for systems. This role also ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer requirements and performance requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Primarily supports one key major program, but may advise other multiple efforts. Job Duties: Leads programs while exercising significant novelty and integration across various disciplines as well as team members. Plans and executes the technical strategy to deliver project and department goals; gathers information, frames problems, captures requirements, designing solutions, defining behaviors, investigating issues, evaluating trade-offs, and validating output. Applies skills to planning product development work; Develops and applies an expert understand of designated systems as well as serves as a subject matter expert for the development team regarding behaviors, implementation trade-offs, customer needs, satisfaction of customer needs, clinical applications, and the applicable technologies required to solve problems and deliver upon business objectives. Participates in broad cross-functional reviews of work output. Fosters collaboration with cross-functional teams, platform architects and other leaders to drive work to completion and resolve issues. Successfully influences stakeholders. Communicates effectively with cross-functional teams and senior management. Keeps leadership informed of progress and issues. Innovates within program work to improve the organization, solve technical challenges, and develop intellectual property. 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. Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned. General Qualifications Bachelor's degree in a relevant engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, bio-mechanical, or systems) Typically, a minimum of 6+ plus years of progressively more responsible work experience Demonstrated ability to apply an expert understanding of systems to issues in order to bring tasks to resolution within assigned projects. Demonstrated ability to effectively integrate information from varied disciplines including Clinical Medicine, Engineering, Marketing and Regulatory Affairs required. Medical device industry experience preferred, with experience in patient facing devices a plus Experience with wireless communication systems 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 10%, including internationally. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance. JOB FAMILY: Product Development DIVISION: CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure LOCATION: United States > Massachusetts : 23 Fourth Avenue ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: Yes, 10 % of the Time MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: Not Applicable SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: 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.EEO is the Law link - English: is the Law link - Espanol:
Abbott Wilmington, NC, USA
Mar 11, 2019
Full time
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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. JOB DESCRIPTION: Position Summary Meet or exceed sales quotas/objectives for ADC Products. Collaborate with Managed Care and Retail and Point of Care representatives. Establishing strong relationships with a broad base of internal and external health care constituents (e.g., physicians, nurses, pharmacists, CDEs, etc.) acting in a friendly, respectful, adaptive manner and focusing on the needs and interests of others. Keeping current on internal and competitive products and positioning by utilizing a variety of resources. Understanding and conveying information professionally and accurately. Effectively planning for and following through with short and long term results based on business trends by developing plans that include goals, action plans, time frames and the appropriate resources. Keeping current in market trends and competitor's strategy. Main Responsibilities Conveying information clearly and concisely that conveys ideas. Answers questions and responds to others and listens carefully to understand the message. Positions products and services using appropriate resources and confident, convincing logic. Tailoring sales approach to meet customer needs by utilizing appropriate resources. Handling disagreements and objections by exploring perspectives and tactfully addressing them. Develops and implements plans (e.g., territory, account and call) that include goals, action plans, time frames and resources. Regularly tracks and reports progress against plan, redirecting efforts as necessary. Completes all administrative tasks accurately and in a timely fashion. Schedules daily, weekly and monthly activities utilizing MyADC.com call reporting / tracking system. Maintain accountability for all samples in accordance with Division guidelines. Work within quality guidelines established for compliance. Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Accountability Sales growth of territory, Market Share and RXs. Fully knowledgeable on products and customer needs. Teamwork with representatives in other channels corroboration of ideas and sales strategies. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) required. Minimum of 2-4 years' previous experience with commendable sales track record from previous positions preferable in health care industry. Excellent communication skills, high energy, integrity and ambition to succeed. May hire at different levels, depending on the experience of the candidate. JOB FAMILY: Sales Force DIVISION: ADC Diabetes Care LOCATION: United States of America : Remote ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: Yes, 25 % of the Time MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: Not Applicable SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipmentAbbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.EEO is the Law link - English: is the Law link - Espanol:
Abbott Columbus, OH, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. JOB DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Technical Services Specialist EP (TSS EP). Working under moderate direction, the Senior Technical Services Specialist, EP provides engineering, sales, educational and technical support in response to field inquiries from physicians, health care professionals, patients, and field sales staff, involving both AF and CRM products. Employees act on their strong desire to make a difference, partner with others and put ideas into action. Employees are engaged by a work culture that is team-oriented, fast paced and progressive. Impact this role will have on Abbott: Acts as the technical interface between the medical community and the assigned regional office. Working with Senior EP TSS's and other staff, develops proficiency and gains necessary certifications to become fully competent in all levels of CRM and AF cases. Provides engineering, sales, and technical support in response to more complex field inquiries on a 24-hour, on-call basis. Develops thorough command of all CRM and AF products, including the EnSite System related product and technical knowledge, cardiac mapping and ablation techniques, trends and player. Provides insight, guidance, and feedback to management on market feedback and components of next generation of products. Provides regional CRM implant and/or AF procedural case coverage, as directed by managers. Provides additional back-up support to CRM and AF Sales Representatives in the following areas: sales support, regional training seminars, clinical studies/data collection, troubleshooting, and new product in-service training to physicians, nurses and sales representatives. Continuously develops engineering, sales and technical skills relative to the overall Arrhythmia Management strategy, including learning opportunities via Sr. Sales personnel and FCEs. Performs work that involves a high degree of independence. Identifies and routinely uses the most effective, cost efficient and best business practices to execute processes; continually evaluates their effectiveness and appropriateness. Exercises independent judgment in planning, organizing and performing work. Monitors performance and reports status to manager. Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott's marketplace success: Bachelors degree in Bio-Medical Engineering or related field; or combination of equivalent education / experience. Requires ABT Brady, Tachy, CRT, Ensite, and EP certification within 12 months of hire date. Requires HRS certification. A minimum of four plus years' increasingly responsible experience in the cardiac pacing and related industries. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiology, electro-physiology, or cardiac electro-physiology procedures. Familiarity with cath lab and operating room procedures and protocol. Demonstrated advanced knowledge of cardiac pacing systems is also necessary. Must apply engineering skills and abilities to interpret and solve complex pacing ECGs. Must have comprehensive written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation, analytical, organizational skills, and the ability to meet deadlines. Must have the ability to concentrate on detail and work independently. Must be able to work effectively with engineers, technical specialists, vendors, and customers to achieve assigned goals; must be capable of coordinating multiple assignments simultaneously and effectively. Must possess comprehensive personal computer skills (experience with Microsoft Office or equivalent required) in graphics, word-processing, databases, authoring programs, etc., to develop presentation materials.
Abbott Lake Forest, IL, USA
Mar 01, 2019
Full time
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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. JOB DESCRIPTION: The Senior Product Manager is the core marketing owner and driver of the success for their designated products. This is a general management role that will be responsible for Marketing strategy development and oversight while contributing to and influencing all facets of Sales and Marketing including: Forecasting, Financial and Marketing Plan development, Sales Materials and Training, Pricing, Materials Management, Business Development, and New Product Development and Introduction. The Senior Product Manager will provide on-going support of new product development including customer requirements definition, product concept validation, financial analysis, and securing Business Unit commitment through market launch. Main Responsibilities: Maintain worldwide market expertise for products and franchises, including in-depth knowledge of competitor products and strategies, market trends and dynamics, market/franchise critical success factors, and customer needs. Develop strategies to address product performance issues. Develop and update annual marketing plans/strategies including market analysis, customer segmentation and targeting, product positioning, competitive assessments and SWOT or other situation assessment. Assess new markets and opportunities in support of BD and R&D. In support of new product launches, develop preliminary worldwide marketing plans and launch strategies. Create and develop strategies for new product commercialization. Support launch readiness by developing product inventory timing, marketing programs, and working with communications manager to develop promotional collateral. Take a leadership role on project teams to work closely with the project manager to drive accountability and team achievement of goals and milestones. Manage creative agencies to plan, develop, and execute new materials. Partner with regulatory colleagues in the review and negotiation of materials to ensure competitiveness, accuracy, and compliance. Work closely with New Product project teams and particularly Decision Resource Group to develop detailed forecasting models that align with LRP expectations and are integrated across product lines. Forecasts will support corporate annual R&D development program funding requests. Develop PLAN & Update forecasts and justification for respective product lines worldwide and present to BU senior management. Work with clinical team to develop and drive strategic publication initiatives supporting new product launches. Accountability The Senior Product Manager will report to the Global Marketing Manager and will have primary marketing and budget responsibility for designated products. In this core Marketing role, the SPM will drive and be held accountable to deliver Sales, Margin, and Performance Excellence goals for designated products. The Senior Product Manager will be expected to be responsive and able to directly address questions and requests of senior management. Success will be measured against sales and margin expectations, sales force competency/knowledge level and market image. Qualifications Education: B.S. MedTech or Life Sciences undergrad. MBA or relevant Masters highly preferred. Experience: 5+ years of relevant work experience with 2+ years of marketing (downstream) is mandatory. Some infectious disease experience in IVD, Pharma or other clinical research is required- preference given to Hepatitis C and/or HIV knowledge Marketing experience should include one or more of the following: Healthcare product launch, new product development, market assessment, voice of customer research, sales tools/messaging and/or future trend analysis (payer, gov't policy, clinical practice, etc.) Global/International Experience is desirable. Additional Qualifications: Candidate must have demonstrated career trajectory, industry agility, global aptitude and have examples of project management ownership & discipline. Has demonstrated leadership ability to influence without authority & collaborate with other functions, such as R&D and Sales. JOB FAMILY: Product Management DIVISION: ADD Diagnostics LOCATION: United States > Lake Forest : 150 North Field Drive ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: Yes, 25 % of the Time MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: No SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: 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.EEO is the Law link - English: is the Law link - Espanol: