Calibration Technician II

Abbott Laboratories Liberty , SC 29657

Posted 1 week ago

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking an experienced Technician III, Calibration for the Liberty, SC site. In this role the candidate will be responsible for performing calibration functions on all testing and measuring equipment throughout all manufacturing operations. This position impacts upon the accuracy of the company's measurement and process equipment, subsequent product quality, and is essential to meeting Quality Systems Requirements and other compliance requirements. The Calibration Technician performs precise calibrations per written procedures on measuring and testing equipment, tools, gauges, and fixtures as defined by the calibration schedule. On equipment that cannot be maintained internally, coordinates the calibration with a certified outside source. Maintains clear and concise records to facilitate timely problem identification, development of department procedures, and to comply with internal and external regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform multi-discipline calibrations on measurement systems

  • Generate equipment specification documents for calibration standards

  • Automate single discipline calibration functions

  • Design calibration fixtures

  • Select standards for system calibration procedures based on tolerance accuracy ratios, specifications and measurement uncertainty

  • Use automated electronic calibration processes

  • Research calibration standards

  • Submit change orders

  • Research simple repair situations and determine action steps

  • Perform analysis for repair prevention

  • Use and order tools and specify and order parts with attention to safety precautions

  • Generate and review out-of-tolerance reports

  • Use calibration data base systems including: history tracking and recall and overdue reports

  • Use computer software specific to calibration

  • Document calibration tasks

  • Provide formal training to equipment users and other calibration technicians

  • Research and answer user technical measurement questions

  • Perform data analysis and report on equipment measurement studies

  • Mentor less senior employees in work group and offer counsel

  • Initiates or maintains work schedule.

  • Establishes priorities of work assignments

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 year technical degree required or equivalent military training.

  • 2 - 5 years of calibration experience.

  • Previous experience in calibration and test methods on dimensional, electrical and physical equipment.

  • Knowledge of basic math operations, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics.

  • Good computer skills, including data analysis and report writing skills.

  • Ability to travel approximately 5%.

  • 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 work.

  • 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.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of calibration experience

  • ASQ CCT certification

  • Experience with INFOR equipment management system

  • Experience with Metcal calibration software

  • Prior regulated industry experience

  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, and ISO 13485

JOB FAMILY:Operations Quality

DIVISION:CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure

LOCATION:United States > Liberty : 253 Financial Blvd

  • Building 1

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:Standard

TRAVEL:Yes, 5 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day), Work requiring repeated bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link

  • English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link

  • Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf
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