1+ months

Automation Technical Specialist

Green Oaks, IL 60048

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.

This individual will apply their advanced technical automation,service and analyzer knowledge to facilitate efficient and customer centric implementation services within the clinical core lab environment.

This  individual will be the liaison between the customer,local field service,and ADD project manager during the implementation phase and will provide supplemental automation product training to the local field service team during the hardware implementation.

Must be able to multi-task and coordinate with a complex network of departments throughout all levels of an organization such as sales representatives,lab managers,project managers,construction contractors,facilities directors,internal and external vendors and contractors,and senior level management as needed.

Responsible for implementing and maintain the effectiveness of the quality system.

Adheres to and promotes the Abbott Code of Business Conduct.

This position will provide subject matter expert level support to the local field service teams post implementation for any support escalations.

The Automation Technical Specialist will also be the subject matter expert for all new automation hardware product launches and/or instrument additions into existing automation sites and will train the local field service teams as needed for those new features.

Maintain fiscal responsibility and complete each year under expense plan with primary goal of exceeding each year’s work plan.


Bachelor degree required with preferred areas in technical systems or related field. Candidates must demonstrate strong knowledge of general automation systems,instrument or product field service experience,and have demonstrated successful customer service performance.   Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting IVDs and Biologics. Minimum of 2-5 years of formal instrument and/or automation field service experience is required. Familiarity with laboratory workflow and operations preferred. Experience with ADD's instrument systems a strong plus. Excellent communication, organization, project management, consulting knowledge, and attention to detail required.
Job Family: Customer Service
Division: ADD Diagnostics
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: No
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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