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At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Operator I. This position is responsible for the packaging of high quality medical device hardware and systems. 

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:

  • Kits, assembles, and packages devices and related accessories using applicable tools;
  • Reviews all device documentation for completeness and accuracy
  • Maintains the organization, inventory levels, and the cleanliness of the device packaging areaAbility to read, comprehend, and follow written procedures; understand and follow verbal instructions
  • Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance
  • Ability to make critical decisions and judgments with minimal supervision
  • Interpersonal skills such as conflict resolution, active participation, active listening, interpreting, cooperation and flexibility to allow for a successful self-managed team
  • Must 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
  • 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  Is cross trained in multiple areas/processes
  • Identify, analyze, and implement manufacturing improvements (e.g., processes, yields, and  productivity)
  • Support process validation activities for continuing production and for new product introductions
  • Set-up production processes using established procedures and processes
  • Notifies supervisor of the need to replenish supplies/materials and of any production difficulties that cannot be readily corrected.
  • 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

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous warehouse, inventory, shipping, or packaging experience preferred
  • Experience in GMP, ISO, and FDA controlled environments preferred
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance. 
  • Proficient computer usage skills
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Job Breakdown

Job ID: 30055866

Job Family: Manufacturing

Division: ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical

Location: United States - Minnesota - St. Paul

Travel: No

Medical Surveillance: No

Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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