Instrumentation Technician- Columbus Plant (Overnight)

Abbott Laboratories Springfield , OH 45501

Posted 2 months ago

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.

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.

Our location in Columbus, OH currently has an opportunity for an Instrumentation Technician. This site is Abbott's oldest nutrition manufacturing plant in the world. 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 as an Instrumentation Technician:

  • Respond to machine breakdowns due to electrical malfunctions or hardware/software failure.

  • Conduct preventative maintenance tasks for all electrical equipment and instruments.

  • Draft calibration and preventative maintenance procedures for new and existing instruments.

  • Install and troubleshoot new and modified equipment.

  • Conduct project work/electrical upgrades and monitor contractor project work and upgrades.

  • Monitor and repair facility and emergency system electrical failures.

  • Follow calibration procedures to calibrate all the instruments in the plant calibration program.

  • Work well with minimal supervision.

  • Follow all plant and department procedures, GMPs, JSAs and general plant safety rules.

  • Keep all work areas clean and neat.

  • Lead other employees and provide OJT for people new to the department; and record and communicate 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, filling, warehouse, and facilities where necessary.

  • Assignments include: responding to equipment emergencies; troubleshooting system 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 outputs; and finding analog control values in the PLC logic programming.

  • Responsible for calibrating, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining the electrical equipment and instruments of the Columbus

  • Accurately complete calibration records in compliance with all corporate, state and federal regulations.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

Education and Experience, you'll bring:

Required:

  • High school diploma or GED is required.

  • Required to understand electricity and electrical theory, possess a working knowledge of computers, computer operating systems, electrical and pneumatic components and devices, and the ability to work safely in electrical panels with up to 480 volts.

  • Read electrical schematics and wiring diagrams, follow diagnostic and repair procedures from instrument equipment manuals on a wide variety of equipment requires training and experience in electrical theory, electronics, plant systems, equipment and procedures.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to complete required documentation in a neat and accurate manner.

Preferred:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or related education and 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

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, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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