Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • UNITED STATES - ILLINOIS - ABBOTT PARK

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.     

JOB DESCRIPTION:This will be a 2nd Shift Position


Primary Job Function:


- Perform production functions, including the set up and operation of production equipment, in a Class 100 clean room (core) and controlled Finishing area.
- Produce final diagnostic assay components such as wash solutions, micro particles, conjugates, diluents, activators, standards, calibrators, and controls.
- Manufactures in highly regulated specialized facilities using complex equipment and systems.  
- Manufacturing and related activities must be documented with a high degree of accuracy and completeness.  
- Uses Abbott manufacturing information systems (SAP, MSS, WOTT) while performing manufacturing process steps.
- Applies GMP; Bio burden reduction; and safety procedures. 
- Maintains multiple manufacturing certifications within the same area. 
- Occasionally functions as a trainer and resource for other manufacturing technicians for operations and manufacturing process knowledge. 
- Applies technical expertise developed to support problem resolution and process improvement.


Core Job Responsibilities:


- Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
- Maintain records to comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and Standard Operating Procedures.
- Works with Potentially Bio hazardous or Bio Hazardous Material in an ISO Classified facility using required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). 
- Performs routine maintenance and GMP activities while complying with GMP/ ISO requirements. 
- Demonstrates knowledge and practical application of EHS policies; procedures and practices through personal work habits. 
- Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. 
- Applies basic computer skills including word processing; spreadsheets; instrumentation related; and Abbott network systems.  Communicates effectively with coworkers and management. 
- Performs supportive roles in critical areas impacting manufacturing:  Problem Resolution; Corrective and Preventive Actions; Change Control; Error Reduction; Document Improvements; Safety; Process Improvements; new process implementation; Cost Containment and Control; SAP; GMP; Inventory Control; Compliance; Training and Skills Enhancement of others.  
- Performs transactions in SAP and Manufacturing Support System; Work Order Tracking Tool (WOTT) Systems as required on time. 
- Troubleshoots and resolves manufacturing problems with minimal assistance. 
- Supports and occasionally leads group activities to achieve departmental goals. 
- Occasionally provides training to others on any aspect of process; equipment; or procedure within the area.  Identifies areas to reduce cost in process; equipment; supplies; and materials usage.  
- Subject Matter Expert (SME) on at least one process. 
- Proposes manufacturing documentation improvements and supports change control activities for manufacturing area.
- Operates machinery such as pallet jacks.
- Performs cleaning and sterilization of work areas. 


Position Accountability / Scope:


- Reports to Manufacturing Supervisor. 
- Organizes and adapts daily/weekly activities to meet assigned manufacturing schedule. 
- Assumes full accountability for quality and accuracy of processes; procedures; and documentation performed.  
- Works with minimal supervision on well-defined tasks. 
- Functions collaboratively in group settings. 
- Supports or assumes lead roles in area activities/teams. 
- Highlights potential compliance or safety issues to area management; providing recommendations for corrective or preventive actions. 
- Cultivates relationships with coworkers; supervisor; and internal customers. 
- Able to communicate technical and operational information inside and sometimes outside of immediate area of responsibility.
- Uses technical writing skills to provide reports and documents.  
- Takes initiative to be involved in team activities and decision-making. 
- Occasionally participates in meetings within and/or outside of team. 
- Acquires and shares knowledge and experience to support continual development of self and others. 
- Support achievement of departmental initiatives and goals. 
- Occasionally leads or provide strong supportive role.
- Able to lift a minimum of 20lbs.


Minimum Education:


- Bachelor's degree with typically 2+ years of experience in a related technical discipline or 6+ years related experience (operations; manufacturing; production or lab).


Minimum Experience / Training Required:


- High

About the company

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and www.facebook.com/AbbottCareers, on Instagram @AbbottGlobal, and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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