Maintenance Technician II 2nd Shift - Nutrition - Columbus, OH

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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.

Maintenance Technician II

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 R&D location in Columbus, OH currently has an opportunity for aMaintenance Technician II for our 2nd shift. In Research & Development (R&D) our ambition is providing innovative high-quality products, creating sustainable value, delivering superior user experience and enhancing health outcomes at all stages of life

  • This position is for our 2nd shift operation.
  • Repair gear heads and reducers; replace/repair flexible tubing; install various components including: seals, bearings, o-rings, gaskets, adhesives, belts, chains, rollers, sprockets, gears and sheaves; troubleshoot repair / rebuild centrifugal / positive displacement pumps; fabricate parts directly from blueprints; repair/install stainless tubing, compression fittings; wire and repair electric motors; repair basic wiring and replace lighting fixtures and lamps; correct size fusing and motor overload protection; read electrical schematics and wire directly from wiring diagrams; use of electrical and precision tools to complete assigned work.
  • Proficient in performing repairs to production equipment and plant utility systems; troubleshooting complex, aseptic filling systems, and processing/sterilizing equipment; make machine adjustments to liquid line seamers, bottle sealers and bottle cappers; ensure proper operation of electrical / mechanical
  • Work well with little supervision. Follow all plant and department procedures, GMP's and plant safety rules. Keep all work areas clean and neat. Housekeeping of the shop is primarily the responsibility of everyone working in the area. Record and communicate shift activity in an organized manner. Properly use the plant work order system and follow all stockroom procedures. Audit equipment and develop replacement part lists.

Minimum Education/Professional Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED and two-years mechanical / electrical technical degree or equivalent experience.

  • 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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