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Manufacturing Technician - 2nd shift

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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. Manufacturing Technician Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. We're advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY & HEART FAILURE, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives. This role is 2nd shift: 3:30pm to 11pm Mon - Fri WHAT YOU'LL DO * Responds to assembly line equipment repair calls, by diagnosing equipment problems, and performing the necessary repair. * Document's equipment qualifications and upgrades made to existing machines, including preventative maintenance performed and parts used, to ensure appropriate documentation of repair history in INFOR EAM. * Maintains back-up equipment and ensures spare parts are maintained at the required levels, to meet manufacturing equipment needs * Assists manufacturing, and quality engineers in the operation of equipment * Provides equipment development engineers with feedback on equipment issues and offers suggestions for improving equipment uptime * Assist in the construction of worktables, providing necessary utilities, and setting up of equipment on manufacturing assembly lines * Modifies existing assembly lines or workstations as required to accommodate manufacturing demands * Initiates or maintains work schedule and establishes priorities of work assignments * Solves a wide range of complex problems requiring advanced interpretation of generally defined procedures and practices * Selects methods and practices to obtain imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions to questions. * Maintains general knowledge of products/services associated with area and employees involved with specific product lines and services * Co-ordinates with calibration personnel of location of manufacturing equipment. * Organize and maintain spare parts inventory EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING Required * High School Diploma or equivalent required * 1-2 years' experience with electronic assembly and test. * Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting equipment, building and testing of electronic assemblies * Proficient computer and data analysis * Assists in the development, evaluation, or modification of all area-specific equipment, materials, systems, and/or product * Assignments require considerable judgment, initiative, creativity, and leadership in troubleshooting, suggesting alternatives, and making recommendations for continuous quality improvement methods * Quality systems and data entry experience Preferred * Medical device industry * Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing Environment * Trade certification / technical background desired but not essential WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: * A 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 * Paid time off * 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match * 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: Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

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