Electronic Technician/Assembler - $1500 Sign On

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.

Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott's Heart Failure division, we're advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in electrophysiology and heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Manufacturing Technician I. This position is responsible for the production of high quality medical device hardware and systems. This position includes detailed assembly and testing of various electronic components and finished devices.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

· Perform assembly and testing of electronic components and assemblies

· Ability to read, comprehend, and follow written procedures; understand and follow verbal instructions

· Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages

· Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance

· Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts

· Ability to make critical decisions and judgments with minimal supervision

· Troubleshooting skills - Interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, active participation, active listening, interpreting, cooperation and flexibility to allow for a successful self-managed team

· Must be able to clearly communicate ideas, problems and solutions to all levels of manufacturing management in both written and oral form

· Positively represent the company during tours by demonstrating techniques and sharing appropriate information - Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices when performing all operations

· Participate in continuous improvement/quality initiatives in order to enhance production processes to achieve quality and profitability metrics

· Electronic testing tools - oscilloscopes, basic hand tools

· Perform routine/preventative maintenance on applicable equipment to maximize efficiency, minimize accidents to enhance longer life of equipment and tools

· Maintain accurate records to ensure traveler and quality documents are accurate, all parts are traceable and quality issues can be addressed to assure the quality of all products

· Is cross trained in multiple areas/processes

· Identify, analyze, and implement manufacturing improvements (e.g., processes, yields, and productivity) - Test/troubleshoot manufacturing processes and equipment

· Support process validation activities for continuing production and for new product introductions

· Set-up production processes using established procedures and processes

· Support all Divisional initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required

· High School Diploma or equivalent required

· 1-2 years' experience with electronic assembly and test, preferably in medical device industry

· Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting equipment, building and testing of electronic assemblies

· Proficient computer and data analysis

Preferred

· 2 year technical degree/certificate in electronics preferred

· Experience in GMP, ISO, and FDA controlled environments preferred

WHAT WE OFFER

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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