Abbott Assembler I in Menlo Park, California

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.

Position Summary

Performs a wide variety of electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical assembly operations on assemblies or sub-assemblies. Sets up and operates automatic or semi-automatic machines. May perform other tasks including, but not limited to; placing labels on packages, and putting data sheets with product. - (Northern California)

Main Responsibilities

Assembles, repairs, inspect and/or test products following written instructions.

Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions and other work related documents, written in English.

Sets up and operates a variety of manufacturing machines or equipment following written instructions in the English language.

Cleans tools and equipment per documented procedures.

Records information on approved documents.

Disposes hazardous waste material on corresponding hazardous waste areas.

Resolves problems and make routine recommendations.

Trains other employees when necessary.

Maintains all position certifications up to date as required to remain in compliance.


(Influence/Leadership) N/A

(Planning/Organization) Completes daily work to meet established schedule with guidance from supervisor on prioritization of tasks.

(Decision Making/Impact) Solves problems of limited scope and complexity requiring basic interpretation of well-defined procedures and practices.

Maintains confidentiality in handling sensitive information or documents.


H.S. diploma or equivalent plus 0-3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Two-year degree or some college credits preferred.

(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Applies limited knowledge of business concepts, procedures and practices and a basic understanding of department fundamentals. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

(Cognitive Skills) Performs routine tasks working from detailed written or verbal instructions. Assignments require limited judgment in troubleshooting proven processes.

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