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Production Maintenance Technician - ($30/hr; 6:30a - 6:30p rotating weekends (1A Crew))

  • Tipp City, USA

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.




Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Abbott’s Nutrition Division develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

With state-of-the-art equipment and advanced automation, Abbott’s Tipp City, Ohio, facility was named Food Engineering Magazine’s “2017 Plant of the Year.” Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 275 that works together to help nourish the world.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

·  Fast paced work environment where your safety is our priority
·  Production areas that are  clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
·  Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
·  Financial security  through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
·  Health care and well-being programs  including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs,  Medical Benefits start day 1
·  Vacation – 120 hours of accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 24 personal hours + 10 paid holidays
·  Company Paid Pension Plan
·  401(k)  retirement savings with a  generous company match of 5%
·  Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
·  A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
·  A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.
·  The stability of a company  with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:


As a  Production Maintenance Technician (1A Crew) , you'll have the opportunity to maintain and improve plant mechanical systems and equipment in order to provide a high degree of safety, quality and productivity.  You will also be responsible for:

·  Mechanical and machine component repair, mechanical fluid and utility systems troubleshooting; machine modifications and improvements; fabrication, machining, welding, installation or rearrangement of new or existing equipment; and total plant and facility maintenance.
·  Use of precision tools and equipment to complete mechanical maintenance jobs. 
·  Following all plant and department procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), Quality and general plant safety rules. 
·  Leading other employees including directing one or two other maintenance personnel on a job; filling in for the Crew leader as needed; and providing OJT for people new to the department. 
·  Recording and communicating shift activity in an organized manner. 
·  Auditing equipment and develop replacement part documents. 
·  Safely entering equipment using lockout/tag out and confined space entry procedures.
·  Providing support to primary plant operations.  Total plant equipment coverage includes, but is not limited to:  packaging lines, processing, drying, filling, HVAC, warehouse, Agglomerator, backflow preventers, seamers, pumps, and cafeteria. 
·  Assignments include:  responding to equipment emergencies, performing mechanical PMs during operation or during periods of scheduled downtime; equipment lubrication; design and fabrication of mechanical items in response to customers’ work order requests; communicating routinely with line personnel and supervision to maintain knowledge of the latest production schedule; communicating potential equipment problems to production and maintenance supervisors to allow scheduling of repairs; and looking for and implementing equipment and system improvements.
·  Performing mechanical repairs to production equipment and plant utility systems.  This involves troubleshooting complex, high-speed filling and packaging machines; making machine adjustments to liquid line and powder seamers; timing mechanical systems such as rotary sterilizers or tray wrappers for proper operation; cutting of metal with a plasma cutter or torch; machining of parts on the lathe or mill for replacement or repair or worn parts.


The shift for this position is  6:30 am to 6:30 pm with rotating weekends on the 1A Crew.

Schedule Example (ONLY after orientation is complete):

Week 1: Monday: 12 hours, Tuesday: 12 hours, Wednesday: OFF, Thursday: OFF, Friday: 12 hours, Saturday: 12 hours, Sunday: 12 hours 


Week 2:  Monday: OFF, Tuesday: OFF, Wednesday: 12 hours, Thursday: 12 hours, Friday: OFF, Saturday: OFF, Sunday: OFF 


Week 3:  Monday: 12 hours, Tuesday: 12 hours, Wednesday: OFF, Thursday: OFF, Friday: 12 hours, Saturday: 12 hours, Sunday: 12 hours 


·  High School Diploma/GED required.
·  3+ years of experience as an industrial or commercial Mechanic or the equivalent job experience or training is required. 
·  Understanding of mechanical system, mechanical and spatial aptitude is necessary for this position.
·  Good mathematical and written skills are required. 
·  Ability to troubleshoot and determine the cause of improper machine operation, then make the necessary adjustments and repairs to return to proper operation. 
·  Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and fluid systems including knowledge of proper lubrication procedures with oil and grease. 
·  Attention to detail, good communication skills, and follow-up are very important in this position.

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity and a Military/Veteran Friendly employer.

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The base pay for this position is
$20.60 – $41.20/hour

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Facilities & Maintenance



ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain



United States > Tipp City : Main/Liquid Plant














Awkward/forceful/repetitive (arms above shoulder, bent wrists), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day), Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment, Exposure to temperatures below 60 degrees Fahrenheit/16 degrees Celsius or above 85 degrees Fahrenheit/28 degrees Celsius on a regular basis, Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis, Routine work with chemicals, Wear a respirator more than 20% of the workday, Wear ear plugs, Work at heights, e.g. ladders, scaffolds, catwalks, etc., Work in confined spaces, Work in noisy environment, Work requiring repeated bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling

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

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