Abbott Multi-Craft Mechanic III - Richmond IN plant in Richmond, Indiana

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.


The Maintenance Mechanic’s Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives are:

To maintain and improve plant mechanical systems and equipment in order to provide a high degree of safety, quality and productivity. Typical activities include (but are not limited to): mechanical and machine component repair, mechanical fluid and utility systems troubleshooting; machine modifications and improvements; fabrication, machining, welding, installation or rearrangement of new or existing equipment; and total plant and facility maintenance.

Major Responsibilities:

Use of precision tools and equipment to complete mechanical maintenance jobs Work well with little supervision. Follow all plant and department procedures, GMPs, JSAs, Quality and general plant safety rules. Keep all work areas clean and neat, with housekeeping of Maintenance shop, and red line toll boxes as primarily the responsibility of the mechanics. Lead other employees including directing one or two other maintenance personnel on a job; filling in for the crewleader as needed; and providing OJT for people new to the department. Record and communicate shift activity in an organized manner. Audit equipment and develop replacement part documents. Be certified for tank entry and lockout/tag out and confined space entry procedures.

Provide support to primary plant operations. Total plant equipment coverage. Responding to equipment emergencies, performing mechanical PMs during operation or during periods of scheduled downtime; equipment lubrication; design and fabrication of mechanical items in response to customers’ work order requests; 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; and looking for and implementing equipment and system improvements.

Perform mechanical repairs to production equipment and plant systems.


High School Diploma/GED

Note that a minimum of two years of experience as an industrial or commercial Mechanic or the equivalent job experience or training is required.


Understanding of mechanical system, mechanical and spatial aptitude is necessary for this position. Good mathematical and written skills are required. Ability to troubleshoot and determine the cause of improper machine operation, then make the necessary adjustments and repairs to return to proper operation.


Facilities & Maintenance


ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain


United States > Richmond : 4200 W. Industries Rd









Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)

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