Abbott Instrument Mechanic II - Sturgis, MI Plant (2nd Shift) in Sturgis, Michigan
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
Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.
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.
Abbott’s Sturgis, Michigan. , location is an award-winning nutrition manufacturing plant, which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary as part of the community. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Become familiar with the execution of calibration procedures for all the instruments in the plant calibration program
Consistently complete calibration records accurately and neatly
Complete the preventative maintenance of instruments in a timely and thorough manner, and learn to draft calibration and preventative maintenance procedures for new and existing instruments
Use of hand tools, electrical diagnostic equipment and various calibration standards to complete instrument technician maintenance jobs
Work well with little supervision
Follow all plant and department procedures, GMPs, JSAs and general plant safety rules
Keep all work areas clean and neat (housekeeping of the shop is primarily the responsibility of the instrument technicians working in the area)
Lead other employees (including directing other instrument technicians or maintenance personnel, providing OJT for people new to the department and recording and communicating shift activity in an organized manner
Be certified for lockout/tag out and confined space entry procedures
Provide support to primary plant operations; total plant equipment coverage includes (but is not limited to): packaging lines, processing, drying, filling, warehouse, energy center, laboratory, HVAC systems, and land application
Responding to equipment emergencies
Troubleshooting of systems with thousands of input/outputs and multiple sensing devices
Communicating routinely with line personnel and supervision to maintain knowledge of the latest production schedule
Communicating potential equipment problems to production and maintenance supervisors to allow scheduling of repairs
Looking for and implementing equipment and system improvements using correct wire-puling technique, reading electrical schematics, wiring directly from wiring diagrams, wiring PLC inputs and outputs and finding analog control values in the PLC logic programming
You’ll also be accountable for providing excellent customer service to the production teams and meeting our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING
High School Diploma/GED required
A basic understanding of electricity and electrical theory
A working knowledge of computers, computer operating systems and the operation of electrical and pneumatic components and devices
Strong mathematical skills are necessary
Attention to detail and the ability to complete required documentation in a neat and accurate manner is very important to this position
Read electrical schematics and wiring diagrams
Follow diagnostic and repair procedures from instrument equipment manuals
Familiarity with electrical theory, plant operations, equipment and procedures
3 years' minimum related experience
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 at 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.Connect with us at www.abbott.com at http://www.abbott.com/ , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.
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