Sr. Facilities Engineering Technician- Dayshift- Columbus Plant

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 Sr Engineering Tech. 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 House: 6:30am-3:00pm Mon-Friday

  • Environmental, Health, Safety and Security Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for EHS performance and compliance through active participation and support of Abbott's EHS Program.
  • Ensure Facility compliance with all environmental agencies (Federal, State, and Local) and all GMP, regulatory, and safety requirements.
  • Projects and Planning Support Plant capital projects by collaborating with plant and or division engineering. 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).
  • Projects and Planning Support Plant capital projects by collaborating with plant and or division engineering.
  • Ensure project timetables are met and projects completed on time.
  • Plan and organize Facility Maintenance activities that relate to PM's, repairs, and audit preparation.
  • Quality and Compliance: Assure the support, implementation, compliance and maintenance of programs and systems related to the following:
  • Quality/Regulatory.
  • HVAC.
  • Environmental Health and Safety.
  • Technical: Provide technical resources to the facilities, plant, and division engineering groups.
  • Analyze trends and make recommendations to improve Facility operations.
  • Participate in brainstorming and development of CIP projects.
  • People/Vendor Management: Monitor daily contractor activity and assure vendor safety by regularly monitoring contractor activities, correcting unsafe behaviors, and completing contractor safety reviews.
  • Budget In coordination with the Facility Maintenance Supervisor, maintain/manage the direct expense budgets per plan or yearly updates for the Facility Maintenance department.
  • Monitor Facility Maintenance Scheduled Work Compliance and assist in developing weekly Facilities Maintenance Schedule.
  • Provide technical support for the Facilities Maintenance Team with focus on safe practices, GMP compliance and solutions for unique requests of Facilities Maintenance
  • Coordinate with various plant departments to complete Facilities Maintenance tasks.
  • Understand and support the Facilities Maintenance Planning/Scheduling work.
  • Help coordinate immediate work requests for the Facilities Maintenance Team


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Successful completion of Abbott's skill test.
  • 2 or more years of experience working with industrial utilities systems or industrial electrical/mechanical systems.
  • Three years related experience.
  • Working knowledge of HVAC mechanical, pneumatic and electrical controls and devices, computer-controlled HVAC systems, plumbing, and general building construction and repair trades.
  • Knowledge of GMP requirements to maintain regulatory compliance.


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:

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