Abbott Sr. Packaging Lab Technician in Plymouth, Minnesota

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.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Sr., Packaging Lab Technician,. Support packaging and labeling processes for established product lines. Assist in the development of packaging and labeling for new products. .


  • Selection, procurement, installment, and validation of packaging and labeling equipment with limited supervision.

  • Identifies and implements small scale packaging/labeling process improvement projects with limited supervision

  • Assist or Co-lead in the design, development and testing of a wide variety of packaging used for the protection, display, and handling of products

  • Assist in conducting Process FMEAs

  • Summarize, analyze, and provide recommendations from test results

  • Write technical reports by capturing experiemental results and demonstrating technical writing skills

  • Creation and management of change requests within the document control system

  • Set-up production processes using established procedures and processes

  • 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


  • 3-5 years of previous experience.

  • ISO and ASTM standards knowledge is a must.

  • Demonstrated experience in machine and process set-ups.

  • Experience in FDA controlled environments preferred.

  • Proficient computer, data analysis and report writing skills.

  • 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.

  • Occasional overtime is a requirement of this position.

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • 2 year technical degree preferred

  • preferably in medical device industry

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