1+ months

Associate Technician III

Santa Clara, CA 95050

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.

Position Summary:

  • This position provides technical support by performing any combination of routine or occasional non-routine duties involving the selection and use of standard procedures and/or equipment in support of medical diagnostic instrument and/or reagent development and production.

    Main Responsibilities:

    • Applies a high level of technical support working in a specialized discipline such as electronics,life science,chemistry,mechanics,software,etc.
    • Understands and uses knowledge of other disciplines.
    • Uses computer applications as needed for functional specialty.
    • Basic skills in computer hardware and /or software applications such as spreadsheet creation.
    • Accepts non-routine and complex assignments.
    • Follows established procedures.
    • Uses judgment and makes choices on how to proceed.
    • Uses information from within and/or outside the organization when necessary.
    • Reads,interprets and may instruct others in the use of all manuals,test procedures and documentation associated with specialized equipment.
    • Reads and interprets engineering drawings,schematics and complex test procedures.
    • Drafts basic procedures and technical documents.
    • Working knowledge and use of complex tools and equipment specific to functional areas.
    • May use statistical,mathematical and other quantitative and qualitative methods and measurements.
    • Conducts failure analysis to component level.
    • Conducts complex testing,analysis,and troubleshooting.
    • May conduct basic experimental design in functional areas.
    • May analyze new products or new applications of existing products.
    • Recommends changes for process improvement.
    • Complies to all safety standards and regulatory requirements.


      • Problem Solving: Resolves complex problems with data gathering,research,analysis and interpretive activities.
      • Uses factual information,policy,and procedures to determine solutions with minimal supervision.
      • Impact on Operations/Effect of Errors: Tasks,activities and/or information used to make decisions which are in direct support of the department's primary function.
      • Effect of errors may have significant impact in terms of time or money.


        • High School or equivalency is required. Technical certificate or Associates degree is preferred..  
        • This position requires three to five or more years related technical experience.
        • Training includes on the job training.
        • Degree of physical effort and environment: Normal work fatigue. Normally safe environment.
        • Typical electronic manufacturing/laboratory/ office environment.
        • Some work subject to frequent hand/eye coordination, lifting/carrying of objects or operating equipment.
        • Work may be subject to moderately unpleasant conditions. (Applies to biohazard environment only.)

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          Travel: No
          Medical Surveillance: No
          Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2019-12-06 Expires: 2020-02-05

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