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Expires soon Abbott

Associate Technical Support Scientist

  • Internship
  • IRELAND
  • Teaching

Job description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

About Abbott:

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.

Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 4,000 people across nine sites. We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Ireland Diagnostic Division – Longford:
Abbott established a diagnostics manufacturing facility in Sligo in 1994 to manufacture blood-screening products and reagents.

In 2004, Abbott’s operations in Ireland expanded with the opening of a second facility in Longford. The plant was first occupied in December 2004, and the first product (Architect® TSH) was launched in December of 2005.

The Longford facility plays a key role in helping Abbott to meet the increasing global demand for diagnostic testing in areas such as infectious disease, cancer, thyroid and cardiovascular diseases.

Abbott in Longford manufactures 18 diagnostic reagent products for thyroid function, fertility, and pregnancy, cardiology, renal and metabolic. Our products are manufactured to the highest standards of quality and are regulated by bodies such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

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Proactively contributes to manufacturing support provided by Technical Operations

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Management of activities supporting the Technical Operations department, which may include:

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Management of technical support samples

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Preparation of material for investigations

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Instrument scheduling for investigations

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Complete and comply with all relevant documentation.

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Adhere to all GMP and GLP requirements.

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Ensure safe work practices and behavior on the job at all times.

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Role will require a highly orgainised individual

Accountability / Scope / Problem Solving:

· 
Works independently or Individual Contributor

EDUCATION & COMPETENCIES:

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Third level qualification in scientific and technical field or relevant combination of education and experience.

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0-2 years’ related work experience

Visit Abbott at https://www.ie.abbott/ and connect with us on Twitter at @AbbottNews.

Connect with us at  www.abbott.com , on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/abbott-/ , on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/Abbott  and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

     

JOB FAMILY:

Support Services

     

DIVISION:

ADD Diagnostics

        

LOCATION:

Ireland > Longford : Lisnamuck

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Ie - Shftpre0 (Ireland)

     

TRAVEL:

No

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

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