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Expires soon Abbott

Calibration Tech

  • Kilkenny (Kilkenny)
  • IT development

Job description


Have you ever wanted to make a difference?

At Abbott, you will play a crucial role to help people live more fully at all stages of their lives. Abbott is a global healthcare leader and our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional products and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues have a daily impact on the life of people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs over 5,000 people across nine sites. We currently have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott also has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been making a difference in the lives of Irish people since 1946.

Diabetes Care Kilkenny

Our new manufacturing facility in Kilkenny, opening in 2024, reflects the growing demand for Abbott's global Diabetes Care products. The facility will be a centre for world-class engineering, quality, medical device manufacturing, and other science-based professionals to produce life-changing technologies, including the FreeStyle Libre 3, a system that automatically delivers real-time, up-to-the-minute glucose readings, with the smallest and thinnest wearable glucose sensor that provides unsurpassed 14-day accuracy and optional glucose alarms directly to smartphones.  This enables people with diabetes to live the best and fullest lives they can.

At Abbott in Kilkenny, you can shape your career as you help shape the future of healthcare. 

This is how you can make a difference at Abbott :

In this role you will be responsible for performing calibration functions on manufacturing, testing and measuring equipment. The position impacts upon the accuracy of the company’s measurement and process equipment and subsequent product quality. Therefore, is essential to meeting quality systems requirements and other compliance requirements.

As Calibration Tech, your areas of responsibilities will include:

Calibration Services: Perform calibration and adjustment procedures on various measurement instruments used to measure pressure, temperature, humidity, flow, mass, and other devices.

Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed records of calibration activities, including calibration certificates, calibration procedures, test results, and equipment history. Ensure compliance with quality standards and regulatory requirements.

Troubleshooting: Identify and troubleshoot issues with measurement equipment, both mechanical and electronic, and implement corrective actions to ensure proper functionality.

Quality Assurance: Collaborate with quality control and assurance teams to ensure that calibrated instruments meet established specifications and standards. Participate in audits to verify compliance with industry regulations.

Testing and Validation: Perform testing and validation of new equipment and instruments to ensure they meet required standards before being put into service.

Communication: Collaborate with internal teams, including production, engineering, and quality control, to address calibration-related issues and provide technical support.

Calibration Standards: Stay current with industry trends, calibration standards, and technological advancements. Recommend updates to calibration procedures and protocols to maintain compliance.

Training: Provide training to users on proper handling and care of calibrated equipment. Educate staff on the importance of accurate measurements and the calibration process.


·  A relevant third level qualification in Engineering/ Science.  
·  Minimum 2 years experience in a calibration role in the medical / pharmaceutical industry

What we Offer

Attractive compensation package that includes competitive pay, as well as benefits such as

·  Family health insurance
·  Excellent pension scheme
·  Life assurance
·  Career Development
·  Fantastic new facility
·  Growing business plus access to many more benefits.

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Abbott is an equal opportunities employer.


The base pay for this position is

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