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Abbott Sr. Mechanical Technician in Liberty, South Carolina

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.

This position will be located in our Liberty, SC office.


Working under limited supervision, provides technical support for manufacture of electronic components for medical devices.

Assist in the development and optimization of manufacturing processes, setup and program automated/manual process

equipment, control production tools, analyze non-conforming product, train production personnel, and perform preventative

maintenance activities. Supports initiatives to improve work product and processes. Performs typical assignments and solves

problems that may have a variety of solutions. Adapts work method to different situations.


  • Provide technical support to production personnel for manual and automated production processes.

  • Troubleshoot process and equipment problems. Make appropriate adjustments or repairs.

  • Provide instructional training to production personnel on equipment and processes using proper documentation.

  • Perform engineering tests and process validations. Compile and organize data to support the generation of engineering test and validation reports.

  • Collect and analyze process yield data.

  • Inspect and disposition production parts per required documentation.

  • Perform preventive maintenance activities.

  • Responsible for monitoring assigned processes and providing feedback and/or solutions to process issues.

  • Use of voltmeter, oscilloscope, and/or similar equipment.

  • 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.


  • Associates Degree (± 13 years) in Electrical/Mechanical Technology or comparable specialized training in automated manufacturing processes which provides a theoretical understanding of electronic or electromechanical disciplines or equivalent OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Minimum 5 years

  • Progressively more responsible related work experience required to achieve the level of competency and depth of understanding necessary to perform at this level.

  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the job, including the ability to set up and operate specialized automated/manual manufacturing equipment.

  • Must be capable of understanding assembly drawings, processing documents, equipment schematics, and other associated documentation.

  • Demonstrated ability to use common hand tools and troubleshooting devices such as a multi-meter.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational, computer and basic math skills.

  • Must maintain an acceptable level of proficiency in all applicable process certifications.

  • 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 15%, including internationally.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Include for Manufacturing roles only)

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully : http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com (http://www.abbott.com%2C/) , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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