Abbott Technician 2 in Princeton, New Jersey

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Job Function:

Apply knowledge and acquired skills to complete tasks and assignments related to assembly and testing of

products and prototypes.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

1.Install, troubleshoot, repair and upgrade systems (electrical, mechanical, electromechanical, chemical,

optical).

  1. Read blueprints, schematics and diagrams to determine the method and sequence of assembly of a part,

machine or piece of equipment.

  1. Verify dimensions of parts using precision measuring instruments; test the performance of assemblies.

  2. Complete documentation timely and accurately.

  3. Install parts and hardware using soldering equipment and hand tools.

  4. Work cross-functionally as necessary to accomplish tasks / assignments.

  5. Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures and guidelines; attend all required

training and medical surveillance programs.

  1. Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.

Position Accountability / Scope:

Work on tasks that are semi-routine in nature but may require occasional deviation from accepted practice;

normally follows established procedures; requires instructions on new assignments only; has limited role in

decision-making; initiates contact with engineers to resolve non-routine failures;

Minimum Education:

Associates degree or equivalent technical training; consideration will be given to individuals with equivalent

work-related experience.

Minimum Experience / Training Required:

Candidate / incumbent should possess the following:

  • Demonstrated technical competency and working technical knowledge and application of concepts,

practices and procedures;

  • Ability to effectively use hand tools such as a soldering iron, digital multimeter, custom test fixtures, etc;

  • Ability or aptitude to read and understand schematics and other drawings;

  • Ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications, particularly those of a technical nature;

  • Ability to work independently and in groups; ability to work cross-functionally;

  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills;

  • Ability or aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software;

  • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally

appropriate behavior;

  • Ability to lift up to five pounds regularly; ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally;

  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding or skills and is willing to learn;

JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

DIVISION:

APOC Point of Care

LOCATION:

United States > Princeton : 400 College Road East

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)

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 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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