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Abbott Manufacturing Technician I in Des Plaines, Illinois

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Manufacturing Technician I

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

At Abbott Molecular, we realize the potential of personalized care as the laboratory’s most trusted and preferred source for molecular diagnostic solutions. We are a division of Abbott Laboratories, a global, diversified healthcare innovator with a legacy of pioneering work in medical diagnostics.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Operates a variety of basic production equipment in order to complete assigned work orders and meet scheduled production requirements.

  • Works as a member of the manufacturing team to fill reagent vials, and assemble kits and/or operate service center equipment.

  • Inspects finished product to ensure basic quality criteria are met.

  • Responsible for documenting work that is performed.

  • Additional duties may be assigned as required

Position Accountabilities:

  • Learning basic manufacturing operations and demonstrating the ability to work in an FDA regulated environment in a timely manner.

  • Executing assigned work activities accurately and completely.

  • Documenting activities in an accurate, timely and complete manner.

  • Working safely and in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures.

  • Understanding job training requirements and ensuring that training is conducted on time.

  • Identifying product defects when they exist.

Education / Skills / Experience :

  • High school education or equivalent. Associates degree or lab experience highly preferred.

  • Must be proficient navigating through the Microsoft operating system.

  • Must have basic math skills.

  • Must have communication skills that include the ability to speak, read, and write with the English language.

  • Must display good documentation skills

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email