Abbott Technician, Associate, Abbott Point of Care, Ottawa (Nights C Shift) in Ottawa, Canada

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott Point of Care is a worldwide leader in providing with-patient care solutions that are intuitive, reliable, and cost-effective for our customers. By delivering lab-quality results in minutes, our i-STAT® System family of with-patient products and services fosters a collaborative, patient-centred environment while driving operational performance. We are headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, with more than 1,500 global employees and a presence in 84 countries. Our 46,500 square metre, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Abbott Pointe, is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

We are currently seeking a Technician Associate for our Ottawa test cartridge manufacturing facility.

• Performs a sequence of operations or tasks where standard procedures or recognized

operational methods are available and/or prescribed. Relies on instructions and

established guidelines to accomplish work.

• Works under regular supervision, in accordance with direction and established work

routine. Matters which deviate from the routine are referred to the supervisor.

• Plans and organizes routine and non-routine tasks according to established objectives and

work schedules.

• Solves problems using technical knowledge and commonly-used concepts, practices and

procedures within a given area or function.

• Communicates ideas and suggestions for improving processes to leadership.

• Understands and complies with Quality and EH&S policies, procedures and guidelines.

• Safeguards the environment and facilitates a safe and healthy workplace culture.

• Other miscellaneous duties as may be required.

Requirements

  • College Diploma (2 year program) or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize own daily work to meet established schedule and to multi-task.

  • Demonstrated initiative, problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills.

  • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationship; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior.

  • Ability to work independently and in groups.

  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge, understanding or skills and willingness to learn.

  • Computer literate.

  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma concepts is an asset.

Shift Hours: Nights Shift C, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights from 6:30pm to 6:30am.

Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.

Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.

We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

DIVISION:

APOC Point of Care

LOCATION:

Canada > Ottawa : 185 Corkstown Road

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Nch (Canada)

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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