Abbott Operator I in St. Paul, 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.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the production of high quality medical device hardware and systems. This position includes detailed assembly and packaging of various electronic components and finished devices.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs Electronic Assembly functions: Assembles and solders medical devices and related parts using microscopes and applicable tools; Locates and corrects problems by performing visual inspection of parts; Repairs and tests units using computerized test equipment.

  • Performs Packaging Functions Kits, assembles and packages devices and related accessories using applicable tools; Locates and corrects problems using microscope and applicable tools; Reviews all device documentation for completeness and accuracy.

  • May set-up/utilize special test equipment.

  • Maintain accurate records to ensure traveler and quality documents are accurate, all parts are traceable and quality issues can be addressed to assure the quality of all products.

  • Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices when performing all operations.

  • Notifies supervisor of the need to replenish supplies/materials and of any production difficulties that cannot be readily corrected.

  • Performs other related duties as directed or assigned.

  • 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.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preffered

  • 0-2 years experience with electronic assembly and or packaging, preferably in medical device industry

  • Must be able to use standard hand tools used in the assembly of devices. Incumbents are required to work cooperatively and productively with others.

  • Incumbents are required to have demonstrated spelling, punctuation, grammar, basic math/numerical, organizational skills, and a familiarity with standard manufacturing/office equipment and procedures.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

  • The demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and rules is essential.

  • Experience in GMP, ISO, and FDA controlled environments preferred

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