1+ months

Molding Technician (2nd shift)

Plymouth, MN

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 position is responsible for the production of high quality medical device hardware and systems.  This position includes detailed assembly and testing of various electronic components and finished devices in a controlled manufacturing environment.

Job Duties:

  • Establish an effective working relationship with operators, group lead, and department support
  • Perform all tear down and set-ups for presses.
  • Achieve and maintain  presses with established cycle time and process parameters
  • Read and understand tooling prints, part prints, processes and documentation
  • Fill out documentation correctly
  • Perform accurate manufacturing parts inspection
  • Effectively use quality equipment such as gauges, tooling scope, micrometer, ruler, etc.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot basic processing errors such as O.D, I.D., ovality, concentricity, FM, and etc.
  • Understand material properties and effect it has on quality and the process
  • Perform basic maintenance on extruders and auxiliary equipment such as driers, melt filter, blow off table, cutters, pullers, etc.
  • 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.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • 2 year technical degree preferred
    • Prefer 1-5 years experience, preferably in medical device industry
    • Demonstrated experience in extrusion, tooling, troubleshooting equipment, and performing machine and process set-ups
    • Experience in GMP, ISO, and 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.
      • Regularly scheduled overtime is a requirement of this position.
        Job Family: Manufacturing
        Division: SH Structural Heart
        Travel: No
        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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