Abbott Mfg Technician I in Des Plaines, Illinois

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.

Primary Function

Manufactures products in an FDA regulated environment. May operate basic equipment for reagent filling, packaging, and glassware preparation.

Main Responsibilities

Operates a variety of basic production equipment in order to complete assigned work orders and meet scheduled production requirements.

Works as a member of the manufacturing team to fill reagent vials, and assemble kits and/or operate service center equipment.

Inspects finished product to ensure basic quality criteria are met.

Responsible for documenting work that is performed.

Additional duties may be assigned as required.

Accountability / Scope / Budget

Accountable for: a) Learning basic manufacturing operations and demonstrating the ability to work in an FDA regulated environment in a timely manner. b) Executing assigned work activities accurately and completely. c) Documenting activities in an accurate, timely and complete manner. d) Working safely and in accordance with all applicable policies and procedures. e) Understanding job training requirements and ensuring that training is conducted on time. f) Identifying product defects when they exist.

Minimum Education & Experience

High school education or equivalent. Associates degree or lab experience highly preferred. Must be proficient navigating through the Microsoft operating system. Must have basic math skills. Must have communication skills that include the ability to speak, read, and write with the English language. Must display good documentation skills.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email