Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chicago


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:Position Summary

To maintain, calibrate, service, troubleshoot and repair measuring and test equipment (M&TE) and control systems used in manufacturing, quality .assurance, and research and development and plant utilities areas. May be required to work on a variety of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, mechanical, process control systems, and optical types of M&TE. The Technician III will work under the direction of the subject matter expert (SMB) until such time that experience dictates progressively moving to more difficult assignments. After demonstrating appropriate efficiency, the Instrument Technician III can progress to an Instrumentation Technician ll.

Main Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities: · Performs calibrations/services on M&TE with written policy and procedures. · Completes Calibration/Test Records with accuracy and timeliness. · Performs some repair on all types of M&TE with assistance.

When required, processes paperwork such as work orders, and various other forms that may be required. · Completes and processes work orders with accuracy and timeliness. · Works with senior technician to develop troubleshooting skills. · Communicates, with the assistance of senior technicians, the status of repairs regarding the customers equipment, until completion. · Completes all necessary training requirements on documents, computer based training, and scheduled training classes in a timely manner. · Ensures that GMP/GLP and safe work policies and procedures are followed and maintained at all times in accordance with established company policies. · Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by Group Leader, Supervisor, or SR Supervisor.


Recommend a high school education with a minimum or 4 yrs of related work experience. Comparable military service training may be acceptable if it is directly applicable to the job assignment. Education, experience and related military service will be evaluated on a individual basis.   · Knowledge of electrical, electronic, mechanical, optical theory and related test procedures to test, calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and modify all types of M&TE. · Skilled in prioritizing daily workload for optimal efficiency. · Ability to operate automotive vehicle with a valid drivers license and a good driving record. · Ability to communicate with customers through various means. · Ability to learn quickly and work in a team environment.


JOB FAMILY:Field Services     

DIVISION:GES Global Engineering Services        

LOCATION:United States North Chicago : M04/A/B/C Floor-1     


WORK SHIFT:Standard     

TRAVEL:Yes, 5 % of the Time     


SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting 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), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)     

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

EEO is the Law link - English:     

EEO is the Law link - Espanol:

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, on Facebook at and, 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.

Companies in this sector