Facilities Technician-Columbus Plant- 1st shift

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.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Columbus, OH currently has an opportunity for a Facilities Technician. This site is Abbott's oldest nutrition manufacturing plant in the world. Working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.

Working Hours- 9am-5:30pm Mon-Friday

  • To maintain and improve plant building and grounds including but not limited to the following: HVAC systems, Plant utility distribution systems including water, pneumatic and steam piping and delivery, floor, wall and ceiling surfaces, roofs, sewer systems, doors (man, roll-up and dock), plant fleet vehicles, lawn care and snow removal.
  • Performs plant and/or office facilities maintenance duties such as furniture moving, maintenance of office equipment, simple electrical projects, spot painting or cleaning, light construction or exterior clean up.
  • Performs work in more than one of the maintenance trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, machine and equipment repair, electrical and HVAC, sheet metal fabrication, and welding, perform construction, repair, and/or alteration of structures such as walls, roofs or office fixtures. (Senior Level).
  • Preventative maintenance: Tests, inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs machines and equipment and reports problems to supervisor as appropriate.
  • Interprets blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications. (Senior Level).
  • Where and when applicable, remove snow from entrances and docking areas by using appropriate equipment.
  • May be involved in other activities such as parking lot repairs, dock door work, dairy brick and epoxy flooring repairs, waste paper recycling, inter-office transportation, set-up of audiovisual equipment, and stocking of coffee areas.
  • Initiates or maintains schedule for projects and project milestones.
  • Proposes solutions independently; makes decisions on projects.
  • Develops and implements projects from concept to completion.
  • Records/documents work activities and reporting needed future work using CMMS.
  • Work from a weekly list of scheduled PMs and other Work Orders, but also respond to immediate need Facilities Maintenance tasks.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 or more years experience in Industrial Maintenance or Facility Maintenance
  • Must be able to work from heights and ladders.

  • HVAC Universal License


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: www.abbottbenefits.com

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.

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