Manufacturing Technician - Abbott - Plymouth - Wizbii

Manufacturing Technician

2018-08-10T20:32:37+0000

Job description

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Manufacturing Technician I. This position is responsible for the production of high quality medical devices. This position includes detailed assembly and testing of various components and finished devices.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

· Perform assembly and testing of medical components and assemblies

· Ability to read, comprehend, and follow written procedures; understand and follow verbal instructions

· Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages

· Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance

· Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts

· Ability to make critical decisions and judgments with minimal supervision

· Troubleshooting skills - Interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, active participation, active listening, interpreting, cooperation and flexibility to allow for a successful self-managed team

· Must be able to clearly communicate ideas, problems and solutions to all levels of manufacturing management in both written and oral form

· Positively represent the company during tours by demonstrating techniques and sharing appropriate information - Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices when performing all operations

· Participate in continuous improvement/quality initiatives in order to enhance production processes to achieve quality and profitability metrics

· Maintain accurate records to ensure traveler and quality documents are accurate, all parts are traceable and quality issues can be addressed to assure the quality of all products

· Is cross trained in multiple areas/processes

· Support process validation activities for continuing production and for new product introductions

· Set-up production processes using established procedures and processes

· Support all Divisional initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott's marketplace success:

· High School Diploma or equivalent required

· 1-2 years' experience with electronic assembly and test, preferably in medical device industry

· Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting equipment, building and testing of electronic assemblies

· Proficient computer

Your preferred qualifications and education:

· 2 year technical degree/certificate preferred

· Experience in GMP, ISO, and FDA controlled environments preferred

JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

DIVISION:

CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota : 5050 Nathan Lane N.

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

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

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

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