Abbott Technician III - Line Equipment in Temecula, California

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Summary:

Provides technical support relating to equipment utilized in the manufacturing areas by repairing, maintaining, or modifying production equipment utilizing technical expertise, technical manuals, schematic drawings, precision tools, and test equipment.

Responsibilities:

Responds to assembly line equipment repair calls, by diagnosing equipment problems, and performing the necessary repair.

Documents equipment qualifications and upgrades made to existing machines, including preventative maintenance performed and parts used, to ensure appropriate documentation of repair history in the MP2 maintenance database.

Maintains back-up equipment and ensures spare parts are maintained at the required levels, to meet manufacturing equipment needs.

Assists industrial, manufacturing, and quality engineers in the operation of equipment.

Provides equipment development engineers with feedback on equipment issues and offers suggestions for improving equipment uptime.

Assist in the construction of worktables, providing necessary utilities, and setting up of equipment on manufacturing assembly lines.

Modifies existing assembly lines or workstations as required to accommodate manufacturing demands.

(Influence/Leadership) Mentor less senior employees in work group and offer counsel.; 5. (Planning/Organization) Plans and organizes non-routine tasks w/approval.

Initiates or maintains work schedule.

Establishes priorities of work assignments.; 6. (Decision Making/Impact) Solves a wide range of complex problems requiring advanced interpretation of generally defined procedures and practices.

Selects methods and practices to obtain imaginative, thorough, and practical solutions to questions.

Understands organizational structure and positions of key employees.

Maintains general knowledge of products/services associated with area and employees involved with specific product lines and services.

*2nd shift

Qualifications:

Two-year degree with 4+ years related experience or equivalent combination of education and technical work experience. May also require a license or certification in the area of expertise. (Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Applies extensive knowledge of advanced technical concepts and practices, and a complete understanding of product or systems fundamentals in a functional area, and working knowledge of other related disciplines. Utilizes/interprets advanced numerical and statistical data and computer software programs to present documentation and analysis and resolve complex problems. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.; 3. (Cognitive Skills) Performs complex technical assignments usually without established procedures. Assists in the design, development, evaluation or modification of all area-specific equipment, materials, systems, and/or product. May determine types of tests or develop preventative maintenance plans.Assignments require considerable judgment, initiative, creativity and leadership in troubleshooting, suggesting alternatives, and making recommendations for continuous quality improvement methods.

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