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Senior Manufacturing Technician - 2nd Shift

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

$1500 Signing Bonus

Senior Manufacturing Technician - St. Paul, MN

This is a 2nd shift position (Monday - Friday)

3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease. We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.


We are seeking an experienced, Senior Manufacturing Technician. Working under limited supervision, the Sr. Technician lays out builds, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, and modifies assemblies, components, and parts of developmental and production product items. Technician in this role ensures that the production equipment is properly maintained and continuously operating in the Amplatzer area.

* Repairs and maintains a range of production equipment that includes, but is not limited to: ovens, presses, microscopes, x-ray equipment, automated machinery of various types and functions, water purification systems, tanks, pumps, etc.
* Conducts preventive maintenance on all equipment, by cleaning, adjusting, repairing, calibrating and replacing parts.
* Responsible for the installation of production equipment.
* Repairs single and three phase electrical systems, such as air compressors, hydraulic pumps and three phase motors and plumbing repairs.
* Responsible for the treatment and purity of wastewater generated by production processes
* Assists in the establishment and execution of a preventive maintenance program.
* Provides job skill training as necessary.
* Resolves and/or facilitates resolution of problems including identifying causes to prevent re-occurrence. Identifies and resolve maintenance issues; escalate issues when appropriate.
* Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.
* Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
* Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.



* High school diploma or equivalent, and/or trade school certification/formal apprenticeship or other relevant specialized training.
* AA degree in Electrical/Mechanical Technology, or comparable specialized training is desired.
* In-house coursed in management skills, safety, training, Total Quality Management (TQM), and related topics are also highly desirable.
* Typically a minimum of eight or more years related experience as a maintenance mechanic in a manufacturing environment, military maintenance environment or equivalent.
* Requires complete knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the job, including a working knowledge of single and three phase electrical systems and electrical, plumbing, carpentry and mechanical skills.
* Demonstrated experience in using a range of standard maintenance, power and hand tools and equipment used in the trade.
* Demonstrated basic reading, writing, communication, interpersonal and arithmetic skills/abilities.
* Ability to function in a collaborative and cooperative work environment.
* Working knowledge of commonly used desktop computer software applications (word processing, database applications).
* Must have the ability to adapt to change unforeseen situations and handle work interruptions.
* Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
* Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
* Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
* Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
* Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
* Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
* Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
* Occasional overtime is a requirement of this position.


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:

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.

Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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