Abbott Sr. Mechanical Technician in Burlington, Massachusetts

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


Working under limited supervision, the Sr. Mechanical Technician provides technical support for manufacture of Catheters and sub-assemblies for medical devices. Assist in the development and optimization of manufacturing processes, setup and program automated/manual process equipment, control production tools, analyze non-conforming product, train production personnel, and perform preventative maintenance activities. Supports initiatives to improve work product and processes. Performs typical assignments and solves problems that may have a variety of solutions. Adapts work method to different situations.

Job Duties:

  • Provide technical support to production personnel for manual and automated production processes

  • Troubleshoot process and equipment problems. Make appropriate adjustments or repairs.

  • Provide instructional training to production personnel on equipment and processes using proper documentation.

  • Perform engineering tests and process validations. Compile and organize data to support the generation of engineering test and validation reports.

  • Collect and analyze process yield data.

  • Perform preventive maintenance activities.

  • Responsible for monitoring assigned processes and providing feedback and/or solutions to process issues.

  • Use of voltmeter, oscilloscope, and/or similar equipment.

  • 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.


  • Associate degree in Electrical/Mechanical Technology or comparable specialized training in automated manufacturing processes which provides a theoretical understanding of electronic or electro-mechanical disciplines or equivalent.

  • Typically a minimum of 5 or more years of progressively more responsible related work experience required to achieve the level of competency and depth of understanding necessary to perform at this level

  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the job, including the ability to set up and operate specialized automated/manual manufacturing equipment.

  • Must be capable of understanding assembly drawings, processing documents, equipment schematics, and other associated documentation.

  • Demonstrated ability to use common hand tools and troubleshooting devices such as a multi-meter.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational, computer and basic math skills.

  • Must maintain an acceptable level of proficiency in all applicable process certifications.

  • 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.

  • 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.




ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical


United States of America > Westford > S4503 : 4 Robbins Road





Yes, 10 % of the Time




Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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