Technician I, Product Development

Abbott Laboratories Plymouth , MN 55447

Posted 7 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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description

Participate as required within R&D on various engineering efforts for new product development

Job Duties: List the significant/essential duties, tasks or responsibilities which employees in this position are required to perform.

Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts. Work with engineering on build/test fixturing and device prototypes Ability to follow verbal instructions. Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages and possibly ability to analyze data using basic statistics.

Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance. Create and Maintain accurate records to recreate desired build processes and designs. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors and vendors 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. Equipment

Works with a variety of production equipment, small hand tools, test equipment, and precision measuring instruments. Also uses standard office equipment such as telephone, fax/copier, and a personal computer with standard office software.

General Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or equivalent Proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel 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. Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance. Occasional or Regularly scheduled overtime is a requirement of this position.

JOB FAMILY:

Product Development

DIVISION:

CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota > Plymouth : 5050 Nathan Lane N

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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
icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Product Development Technician II

Abbott Laboratories

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-11T00:00 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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. JOB DESCRIPTION: We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Product Development Technician II to join our team in the Plymouth, MN. The Product Development Technician will participate as required within Research and Development on various engineering efforts for new product development for Abbott Structural Interventions Project. Responsible for performing various technical tasks on a variety of R&D projects as assigned by engineering. These tasks include, but are not limited to prototyping, primarily braided Nitinol devices and delivery systems, test method development and execution, fixture design and fabrication. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Coordinate and execute building of prototypes/products per engineering design and instruction as required. * Work with engineering on build/test fixturing. * Participate as required within R&D on various engineering efforts for new product development. * Assist in the generation of documentation (i.e. drawings, specs, procedures, travelers, etc.) required to support new product development projects. * Troubleshoot and suggest creative solutions to design and testing issues. * Ability to prioritize work, sequencing and timing of different projects based on the level of importance. * Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices. * Create and Maintain accurate records to recreate desired build processes and designs. * Willingness for active participation, active listening, interpreting, cooperation and flexibility to allow for a successful self-managed team. * Ability to clearly communicate ideas, problems and solutions to engineers. * 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. Required Qualifications: * Two-year technical degree or equivalent experience * 3+ years of manufacturing experience, including ability to prototype products and fixtures, product testing and test methods, and/or experience working with metal/catheter manufacturing processes * Proficient using Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel * 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 assigned tasks Preferred Qualifications: * Medical device manufacturing experience * Knowledge of Solidworks and/or Minitab JOB FAMILY: Manufacturing DIVISION: SH Structural Heart LOCATION: United States > Minnesota > Plymouth : 5050 Nathan Lane N ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT: Standard TRAVEL: No MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE: No SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday) 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 Abbott Laboratories Plymouth MN

Technician I, Product Development

Abbott Laboratories