Abbott Technician Sr., Line Maintenance in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Technician, Sr. Equipment Maintenance to repair, replacement, tracking and maintaining inventory of all Equipment

Each employee can make a difference at St. Jude Medical and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Hours: 5am to 2:30pm

Impact this role will have on St. Jude Medical:

  • Perform preventative, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, safety checks, repairs, installations, and modifications on production equipment.

  • Record all maintenance repair activity on production equipment and fixtures at the Plymouth/ Rogers facility using CMMS.

  • Good attendance with minimal unscheduled absences and tardiness required.

  • Knowledge of and skill in repairing industrial machines

  • Knowledge of and experience in troubleshooting and repairing all production equipment

  • Knowledge of and experience in using small tools, micrometers, calipers, gauge pins, multimeters, etc

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written procedures

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic schematics

  • Knowledge of maintenance and equipment terminology, descriptions and functions

  • Knowledge of personal computer operations and skill in using software packages including Microsoft Office, MP2 and/or 7i CMMS

  • Ability to perform preventive maintenance on all controlled equipment

  • Ability to recognize repair items that require outside service and arrange for repair

  • Ability to respond to and answer/solve technical questions and problems

  • Tear down, inspect and rebuild production equipment

  • Ability to train technicians in new and revised maintenance procedures

  • Ability to diagnose PLC problems and take the appropriate corrective action to repair

  • Social Skills:

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and complete responsibilities and tasks to meet internal and external customer expectations

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form with all levels of employees and outside contacts

  • Ability to interact in a positive and effective manner with all levels of employees and outside contacts

  • Ability to coordinate efforts and direct other individuals to set up and maintain equipment

  • Conduct daily tooling and equipment set ups as required

  • Complete changes or modifications to production equipment

  • Install custom accessories needed to ready equipment for production

  • Requisition needed items for inventory, spare parts and emergency repairs

  • Perform visual inspections of equipment and fixtures

  • Support 5S

  • Must be able to work in a Controlled Environment

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed

  • Ability to multitask

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand St. Jude Medical’s marketplace success:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Two year technical vocational training and/or military experience.

  • Minimum 4 years' experience.

  • Knowledge of and skill in repairing industrial machines.

JOB FAMILY:

Facilities & Maintenance

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota : 5050 Nathan Lane N.

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 5 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous standing 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.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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