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About Abbott

A History Of Discovery

For over 125 years, Abbott’s fundamental purpose has been helping people get healthy and stay healthy, at all stages of life. Today, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people to be their best through better health.

With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott markets products in over 150 countries and employs approximately 74,000 people worldwide.


Revolutionary Work

Breakthrough Products, Science And Engineering

As a member of our U.S. Engineering team, you’ll work with advanced technologies and have every opportunity to do important, challenging work for either our Medical Devices or Diagnostics businesses.

  • In diabetes care, we’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose with our new flash glucose monitoring technology that eliminates routine finger pricks
  • Abbott transformed the practice of medical diagnosis from an art to a science, and has helped develop the diagnostics industry by improving patient care and lowering overall costs
  • #1 worldwide in immunoassay diagnostics and blood screening technology
  • #1 worldwide in Lasik technologies, coronary stents and carotid stents
  • With over 40 years of experience in infectious disease testing, we’re now transforming molecular diagnostics, the analysis of DNA and RNA at the molecular level

Relentless Innovation

There Needs To Be A Goal Worth Reaching For

At Abbott, brilliant scientists and engineers are working together every day to make the impossible, possible. Dr. David Ecker and his team are bringing diagnostics into the 21st century. See how their decade-long journey – and the team’s perseverance through it all – brought them together in ways they never imagined.

Meet the Team

The Abbott Advantage

The Power And Drive To Make A Difference

We come to work every day with energy and enthusiasm because we know how meaningful what we do is to all those who depend on our company and our products. As an Abbott Engineer, you’ll enjoy:

  • Working with a greater purpose promoting better health
  • Complex technology and engineering challenges
  • A prevailing culture of innovation and scientific achievement
  • Corporate commitment to new product development
  • A robust product pipeline
  • A highly collaborative work environment
  • A fast-paced work dynamic – continue to grow and advance in your career
  • Cross-functional and cross-business opportunities – go where your talents and interests take you
  • A dedicated Engineering Professional Development Program for recent grads
  • Working for a Fortune Most Admired Company every year since 1984, and #1 overall in medical products and equipment since 2014
  • All the strength and resources of an innovative, global healthcare leader

Abbott Today

The Landscape Is Changing

Over the last few years, we’ve noticed an exciting shift to becoming increasingly more consumer-focused. According to Abbott Senior Director of New Product Innovation, Joel Goldsmith:

“THe introduction of wearables as a category – plus the startups fueled by the growing awareness of mobile and consumer health technology – has changed the game. For my team, a lot of what we do looks more similar to a mobile app company than a traditional medical device company.”

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