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17 days agoAbbott

Building Operator, Abbott Point of Care (Ottawa)

  • Ottawa (Ottawa)
  • Teaching

Job description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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 Point of Care is a worldwide leader in providing with-patient care solutions that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective for our customers. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, our i-STAT® System family of with-patient products and services fosters a collaborative, patient-centered environment while driving operational performance.  We are headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with more than 1,500 global employees and a presence in 84 countries. Our 46,500 square meter, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Abbott Point of Care, is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Status: Regular/Full Time

Position Overview:

The main purpose of the Building Operator is to contribute to the department’s success by carrying out the overall maintenance and operational functions/duties of the facilities assets and infrastructure in order to meet our quality system requirements and minimize manufacturing downtime while demonstrating site stewardship and internal customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

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Perform and document (in CMMS) all maintenance, repair and operational tasks of facilities systems including but not limited to:  storage environments (fridges, walk-in coolers, die bank), hot water (boilers), cold water (chillers, cooling towers, heat exchanger), steam (steam boilers), compressed dry air, building envelop, dehumidification, de-ionized water, electrical distribution, emergency power, exhaust, HVAC, life safety, fire suppression, material handling devices, nitrogen, plumbing, vacuum, waste water treatment & general infrastructure.

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Participate in the Facilities “On-Call” responsibilities to respond to afterhours building alarms/issues.

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Attend to building alarms/issues/repair request by responding in a timely manner, troubleshooting, and repairing with a sense of urgency to minimize manufacturing downtime.

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Provide details and information pertaining to facilities out-of-spec to appropriate staff.

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Perform demand work orders as assigned and complete associated documentation in a timely manner.

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Submit purchase requests for materials and tools as needed.

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Maintain appropriate critical spare parts as needed.

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Maintain work environment and equipment in a clean, orderly and safe condition.

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Ensure all required training is complete on-time.

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Interact in a professional manner with internal customers on pertinent work progress

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Provide verbal and written updates regarding status of work activities and projects to colleagues and Facilities management.

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Assist in safety condition audits and follow-up actions as required.

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Manage various contractors and associated training requirements.

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Ensure all tools and equipment necessary to perform work is maintained in safe working order and use is limited to qualified individuals – make repairs to tools/equipment as necessary.

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Ensure safe work policies and procedures are followed and maintained.

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Review detailed drawings to determine appropriateness of overall design before work is initiated.

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Support various manufacturing project by providing required utilities.

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Other miscellaneous duties as required

​Required Education and Experience:

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5+ years’ experience of building operations experience with ability to demonstrate knowledge in the areas of HVAC, boilers, chillers, compressors, controls.

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Mechanically inclined and adapt at learning with high level of initiative and attention to detail.

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Demonstrate problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills.

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Use of CMMS for documentation & reporting.

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Experience working in a medical devices or related governed industry an asset.

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General knowledge of building codes and regulations.

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3+ years’ experience working with the ability to plan, organize and prioritize on daily work to meet established schedule with multiple projects.

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Ability to work independently and in groups.

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Computer skills and knowledge of MS-Office

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Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications.

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Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships and display socially and professionally appropriate behavior.

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Experience working with external and internal customer in a professional manner.

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Technical Diploma is required

Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.

Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.

We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

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JOB FAMILY:

Facilities & Maintenance

     

DIVISION:

APOC Point of Care

        

LOCATION:

Canada > Ottawa : 185 Corkstown Road

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

M-F (Canada)

     

TRAVEL:

Not specified

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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