Abbott Technician 2 Production in Liberty, South Carolina

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 are seeking a high caliber Manufacturing Technician II. 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.

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Perform mechanical assembly of electromechanical subassemblies and devices

  • Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts

  • Perform testing of electronic components and assemblies using automated test equipment

  • Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices when performing all operations

  • Participate in continuous improvement/quality initiatives in order to enhance production processes to achieve quality and profitability metrics.

  • Maintain accurate records to ensure DHR and quality documents are accurate, all parts are traceable and quality issues can be addressed to assure the quality of all products.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow written procedures; understand and follow verbal instructions.

  • Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages.

  • Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance.

  • Positively represent the company during tours by demonstrating techniques and sharing appropriate information.

  • Perform electrical safety testing of medical device hardware and systems

  • Perform testing of electronic components and assemblies using manual test equipment, i.e ossciliscope, function generator, etc

  • Maintains cross training in multiple areas/processes

  • Performs troubleshooting of process and product non-conformances

  • Performs troubleshooting, servicing and refurbishment of medical device hardware and systems

  • Perform routine/preventative maintenance on applicable equipment and documenation in InforEAM CMMS

  • 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.

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • 2 year technical degree/certificate in electronics preferred

  • 2-4+ years experience with electronic assembly and test, preferably in medical device industry

  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting equipment, building and or testing of electronic assemblies

  • Experience in GMP, ISO, and FDA controlled environments preferred

  • 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 tasks.

  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • 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.

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