Abbott Senior Quality Technician in Roseville, Minnesota

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:

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting engineers in developing and maintaining quality engineering methodologies and providing quality technical support within new product development, manufacturing, or system/services support.

Impact this role will have:

  • Perform inspection of production operations, including documenting inspection and audit results.

  • Perform final product inspections against specification and procedural requirements.

  • Document nonconformances as appropriate and assist in the resolution of nonconformances.

  • Monitor and/or perform calibration and maintenance of all test equipment and fixtures.

  • Initiate related documentation changes.

  • Perform Process Control & Monitoring of critical-to-quality parameters and specifications.

  • Collect data, summarize, analyze, perform basic statistical analysis on, and document test results

  • Assist with or perform Gage R&R studies.

  • Assist with the selection, installation and programming of precision measuring equipment.

  • Assist in designing, building, and evaluation of test methods and inspection fixturing, providing improvement recommendations.

  • Create and maintain control plans for products and processes.

  • Assist in writing, executing and documenting equipment, product, process, and test method verifications, qualifications, and validations.

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • High School degree required; 2 year technical degree preferred.

  • 5+ years experience.

  • Ability to work 2nd shift, 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM.

  • Previous experience in assisting with validations & qualifications, Gage R&R, calibration, test methods, and NCMR dispositioning.

  • Knowledge of Quality Systems, FDA regulations, ISO 13485 and applicable worldwide regulatory requirements.

  • Experience with optical measurement equipment, hand tools, gages, pressure and force gage testing, and fixture design.

  • Training in blueprint reading and experience with sampling techniques.

  • Good communication and computer skills, including data analysis and report writing skills.

  • Prior medical device experience preferred.

  • ASQ CQT certification or equivalent preferred.

  • 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.

  • 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.

JOB FAMILY:

Operations Quality

DIVISION:

ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

LOCATION:

United States > Roseville : 2305 Walnut St

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), 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)

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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