1+ months

Sr. Mechanical Technician

Liberty, SC 29657

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.


We’re seeking an experienced, high caliber Sr. Mechanical Technician to provide technical support for manufacture of electronic components for medical devices. Assist in the development and optimization of manufacturing processes, setup and program automated/manual process equipment, control production tools, analyze non-conforming product, train production personnel, and perform preventative maintenance activities.

Supports initiatives to improve work product and processes, performs typical assignments and solves problems that may have a variety of solutions. Adapts work method to different situations.

Impact this role will have on Abbott

  • Provide technical support to production personnel for manual and automated  production processes
  • Troubleshoot process and equipment problems. Make appropriate adjustments or repairs.
  • Provide instructional training to production personnel on equipment and processes using proper documentation.
  • Perform engineering tests and process validations. Compile and organize data to support the generation of engineering test and validation reports.
  • Collect and analyze process yield data.
  • Inspect and disposition production parts per required documentation.
  • Perform preventive maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for monitoring assigned processes and providing feedback and/or solutions to process issues.
  • Use of voltmeter, oscilloscope, and/or similar equipment.
    • 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. 

      Your Experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

      • High School diploma or equivalent, and trade school certification, specialized training/apprenticeship and/or equivalent in Electronics, Engineering Technology, or specialized training which provides a theoretical understanding of electronic or electro-mechanical disciplines or equivalent
      • Associate degree in Electrical/Mechanical Technology preferred
      • 5+ years of progressively more responsible related work experience required to achieve the level of competency and depth of understanding necessary to perform at this level
      • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the job, including the ability to set up and operate specialized automated/manual manufacturing equipment.
      • Candidates should have extensive experience supporting the operation, maintenance and repair of automated assembly equipment used to produce electronic assemblies. Significant work history supporting Datacon and Yamaha component attach systems, Kulike and Soffa and Hess Mechatronics wire bonders is highly desired.
      • Specialized equipment training provided by Datacon/BESI, Yamaha/Assembleon, Kulike and Soffa, Datron Dynamics band Hess Mechatronics/H&K are highly desired.
      • Must be capable of understanding assembly drawings, processing documents, equipment schematics, and other associated documentation.
      • Demonstrated ability to use common hand tools and troubleshooting devices such as a multi-meter.
      • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational, computer and basic math skills.
      • Must maintain an acceptable level of proficiency in all applicable process certifications.
      • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.
      • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
        • Problem solving experience and skills are one of the keys to success in this role; using these skills to devise timely responses while working within the confines of the quality system are requirements for success.
        • Formal training in root cause analysis coupled with experience performing basic and advanced troubleshooting of manufacturing processes is desired
        • Ability to travel approximately 5%, including internationally.
        • Occasional overtime is a requirement of this position.
          Job Family: Manufacturing
          Division: ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical
          Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
          Medical Surveillance: No
          Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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