MitraClip Specialist I

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.

About Abbott

For years, Abbott's medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it's glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks.

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.

Position Summary

Performs a wide variety of electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical assembly operations on assemblies or sub-assemblies. Sets up and operates automatic or semi-automatic machines. May perform other tasks including, but not limited to; placing labels on packages, and putting data sheets with product. - (Northern California)

Main Responsibilities

Assembles, repairs, inspect and/or test products following written instructions.

Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions and other work related documents, written in English.

Sets up and operates a variety of manufacturing machines or equipment following written instructions in the English language.

Cleans tools and equipment per documented procedures.

Records information on approved documents.

Disposes hazardous waste material on corresponding hazardous waste areas.

Resolves problems and make routine recommendations.

Trains other employees when necessary.

Maintains all position certifications up to date as required to remain in compliance.

Completes daily work to meet established schedule with guidance from supervisor on prioritization of tasks.

Solves problems of limited scope and complexity requiring basic interpretation of well-defined procedures and practices.

Maintains confidentiality in handling sensitive information or documents.


H.S. diploma or equivalent plus 0-3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Two-year degree or some college credits preferred.

Applies limited knowledge of business concepts, procedures and practices and a basic understanding of department fundamentals. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

Performs routine tasks working from detailed written or verbal instructions.

Assignments require limited judgment in troubleshooting proven processes.