Production Specialist - Determine

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.

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

The position of Production Specialist II - Determine is in (Lateral Flow) is within our Infectious Disease Developed Markets business unit located at Scarborough, Maine. In this role you will perform the work required for the automated and manual assembly of components, devices, and/or the final product depending on the trade assigned.

A Production Specialist works with computer operated and manual machinery and is responsible for performing various tasks to set up, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot exceptions on the assigned machine.

Schedule: Monday -Thursday 10 hour shifts. 05:45am to 4:15pm. Some overtime may be required.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Performs work required for the automatic and manual assembly of components, devices and/or the final product .
Interacts with Maintenance Technicians to ensure that equipment is in optimal working order .
Performs routine work in all production areas with limited supervision .
Ensures quality of product through the use of standard operating procedures, templates, training and supervision, and good judgment .
Provides input for enhancing efficiencies and modifying/creating SOPs to ensure accuracy/quality or improve productivity .
May be subject to call back or extended hours as required .

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • Prior related experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of GMP and how it applies to specific responsibilities and manufacturing operations.


Preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or understanding of medical device manufacturing.


Competencies
  • Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, and word processing software.


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: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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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An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualifiedindividuals with disabilities.

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