Combination Product Test Engineer

Lake County, IL, United States
Nov 05, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

As part of the AbbVie R&D function, contribute to the development of exciting new drug-device combination products.

  • Lab Support: Execute test procedures and protocols supporting engineering testing and verification testing, analyze data, document in lab notebooks, and present results to cross-functional teams. Experience using Zwick and flow measurement equipment is preferred. Familiarity with 3D printing, CT Scanners, Viscometers, Climate Chambers, etc. is a plus.
  • Test Methods: Define, develop, and validate test methods.
  • Design Verification: Create verification plans, protocols, records, and reports. Support investigations and issue resolutions.
  • Software Tools: Familiarity with DHR tools such as LinkUS, or Cockpit is desired. Experience with Solidworks, Minitab, Engineering Lab Notebook (ELN) is a plus.
  • Expected to recommend improvements in design, processes, execution of a project or task as well as the maintenance of a program.
  • Work in an independent manner under the guidance of a supervisor or technical lead. Assignments have clear and specified objectives.
  • Complies with applicable policies and procedures, regulatory and safety requirements.


Skills / Experience:
  • Significant documentation experience including technical reports, design verification plans, protocols, etc. is a must.
  • Knowledge in basic statistics and Six Sigma statistical techniques is a plus.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong understanding of engineering fundamentals.
  • Self-driver with proven track record of actively engaging and working in a matrixed environment with cross-functional teams and getting things done.
  • Knowledge of GLP, GMP, and FDA regulations.
  • Other attributes include strong decision making, and communication (spoken and written) skills, attention to details and commitment to accuracy.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, or closely related discipline is desired. ME or Biomedical Engineering preferred.
  • 3-7 (BS) or 0-5 (MS) years of experience in medical device or combination products is required.

*Job level will be commensurate with experience - available levels include Associate Engineer, Engineer I, and Engineer II

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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.