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Sr. Maintenance Engineer Tech - Altavista, VA Plant (Night Shift)

Altavista, VA 24517

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.

The Sr. Maintenance Engineer Tech provides Maintenance and Manufacturing support.  The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, mechanical, and electrical maintenance skills.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and assist in repairs of all equipment, instrumentation, and processes in the area of responsibility.
  • Recommends and reviews spare parts and preventive maintenance program in assigned area of responsibility. Reviews, recommends, and writes specifications and procedures for all equipment, processes and facilities in the areas of responsibility.
  • Experience with drives, I/O devices, man-machine interfaces, and ladder logic (Allen Bradley and Modicon Projects).
  • Responsibility for the successful completion of assigned engineering projects.
  • Plans, coordinates, installs and performs operational checkouts for all equipment and processes in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Determines the accuracy of drawings and initiates corrections when discrepancies are found.
  • Responsible for writing and executing certification program affecting all facilities, processes, and equipment as required due to project involvement. Researches and initiates miscellaneous purchase requisitions for materials, spare parts, equipment and services.
  • Acts as a technical resource for plant and Division interactions.
  • Develops statistical and technical experiments to test and analyze new and existing processes, equipment and facilities.
  • Integrate state of the art technology with existing equipment to improve the process. Designs, provides drawings, and fabricates prototype modifications and test equipment.
  • Must be diplomatic in the leadership and direction of other employees and in the interaction with other departments.
  • Make accurate and concise decisions or recommendations with timing appropriate for the situation to supervisors and/or management regarding problems.
  • Promotes safety consciousness as a project coordinator and as an example to other employees.
  • Trains other personnel in specific procedures, methods, and operations regarding processes, facilities, and equipment as directed.
  • Reports evaluated test data in the form of verbal, written and formal presentations to supervisors and management for further input. Tracks assigned funding according to commitments.


    Associates degree in electrical engineering technology is preferred or minimum 8 years industrial electrical/controls experience in a manufacturing operation.   Must demonstrate mental alertness and a thorough knowledge of basic mechanical, electrical and instrumentation principles. Needs to be capable of interpreting engineering specifications and drawings. Good verbal communication and technical writing ability are necessary. Must be able to read and update engineering drawings. Ability to exercise diplomacy in the leadership and direction of other employees is mandatory.","title":"Sr. Maintenance Engineer Tech - Altavista, VA Plant (Night Shift)Division: ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain
    Travel: No
    Medical Surveillance: No
    Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

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