Job description


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


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.


The Test Technician provides support in the development and production of medical diagnostic instruments. This position performs a combination of routine and non-routine duties using standards, procedures, and protocols to assemble and test components.  Main responsibilities include:

Perform assembly and testing of electronic components and assemblies.
Ability to read, comprehend, and follow written procedures and verbal instructions.
Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance.
Basic knowledge of materials, components, subassemblies and their application to determine that they are working properly.
Participate in continuous improvement/quality initiatives to enhance production processes and achieve quality metrics.
Attention to detail to ensure quality documents are accurate.
Ability to follow established procedures and make critical decisions/judgment with minimal supervision.
Good written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

High School Diploma or general equivalency degree (GED).
2-year technical degree preferred.
3-5 years related technical experience.
Experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.
Experience in troubleshooting equipment, building and testing of electronic assemblies.
Experience in GMP, ISO, and FDA controlled environment is a plus.
Proficient computer, data analysis and report writing skills.
Knowledge of lean/Six Sigma problem solving tools a plus.
Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

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.

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