Abbott Test Technician II 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 an experienced, high caliber Test Technician II. This position will work under general supervision of the engineering team and closely with other teams to meet their product and prototype testing needs. Performs automatic and manual testing on products in a fast-paced 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:

  • Performs electrical, mechanical, and safety testing on products and subassemblies.

  • Ensures assemblies meet visual, mechanical, electrical criteria of design documentation, standards and inspection documentation.

  • Proficient using test equipment such as DMM, Oscilloscopes, Function Generators, Load Banks, AC and DC power supplies, LCR meters, and Automated Test Stands.

  • Regular maintenance and calibration of test equipment such as Power Supplies, Automated Test Stands and Test Fixtures.

  • Test equipment troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

  • Strong soldering and electro-mechanical assembly skills.

  • Assistance in writing and preparing engineering, validation, and qualification reports.

  • Performance of IQ, OQ, PQ validation activities related to new equipment and processes.

  • Able to create and follow written work instructions and completes necessary paperwork accurately.

  • Reviews records for device traceability and compliance.

  • Detects problems and initiates corrective action to control non-conforming material and product and assists in problem solving.

  • Trains new employees and can function as a lead if necessary.

  • Assists in the development of workmanship standards.

  • 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:

  • AA degree in electronics, electrical engineering, or similar preferred. Relevant job experience may substitute.

  • Two to four years related experience in a similar manufacturing environment..

  • Ability to independently carry out successive steps in accordance with procedures.

  • Ability to identify nonconformance in documentation, components, products, processes and facilities.

  • Ability to resolve problems in accordance with operating procedures.

  • Able to pass: IPC-A-610D Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies, IPC J-STD-001 Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, IPC/WHMA-A-620 Certified Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies.

  • Capable to read electrical and mechanical drawings.

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

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

  • 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 projects.

  • 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.

  • Ability to travel approximately 5%.

  • Occasional overtime is a requirement of this position.

  • Prior experience in medical or aerospace industries a definite plus.

  • Prior experience in testing of electrical devices using Maccor, Arbin, or similar equipment a definite plus.

  • Experience with test fixture and test cables/harnessing design and fabrication advantageous.

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 corpjat@abbott.com