Abbott Operator 1 in Plano, Texas
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 Operator I. This position is responsible for the production of high quality medical devices within a manufacturing cell. This position includes detailed assembly and operation of various equipment and machinery.
Ensure that relevant job documentation for cell operations and functions is accurate and up to date - Troubleshooting skills - Interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, active participation, active listening, Interpreting, cooperation and flexibility to allow for a successful self-managed team
Be able to clearly communicate ideas, problems and solutions to all levels of manufacturing management in both written and oral form
Positively represent the company during tours by demonstrating techniques and sharing appropriate information
Positively represents and supports the company’s policies and procedures
Maintain a positive attitude when interacting with internal customers and external customers such as tours
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
Perform routine/preventative maintenance on applicable equipment to maximize efficiency, minimize accidents to enhance longer life of equipment and tools
Maintain accurate records to ensure traveler and quality documents are accurate, all parts are traceable and quality issues can be addressed to assure the quality of all products
Demonstrates a basis understanding of Lean Manufacturing.
Demonstrates a basic understanding of continuous improvement
Participate with the Manufacturing Supervisor/Manager in setting and monitoring individual goals and cell performance metrics that continuously seek to improve the quality of operations
Support all Divisional initiatives as identified by divisional management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
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
Ability to handle and maneuver small components and parts
Ability to make critical decisions and judgments with minimal supervision
High school degree or equivalent preferred
Your preferred qualifications and education:
Prefer 6 months experience working in a medical or other regulated production company
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
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