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Technician, Research and Development Job at Abbott Laboratories in Clonmel, County Tipperary

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About Abbott


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.

Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 4,000 people across nine sites. We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Ireland Vascular Division Clonmel

Abbott Vascular is one of the world’s leading vascular care businesses. Abbott Vascular is uniquely focused on advancing the treatment of vascular disease and improving patient care by combining the latest medical device innovations with world-class pharmaceuticals, investing in research and development and advancing medicine through training and education.

Our broad line of vascular devices–which includes vessel closure, endovascular and coronary technologies–are used to treat vessel diseases of the heart, carotid arteries and peripheral blood vessels. These vessel diseases can lead to heart attack, stroke, critical limb ischemia and other serious vascular conditions.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Responsible for performing functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including supporting of manufacturing lines (equipment and personnel), root causing nonconforming product, and monitoring line performance relative to goals.

Determines and may assist i n developing methods and procedures to control or modify the manufacturing process.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Observes and complies with all safety rules and regulations. This includes Quality Systems Registrars (QSR) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Standards.

Identifies and implements corrective actions for manufacturing related issues.

Performs equipment setup and corrective, preventive and calibration maintenance as necessary.

Installs and validates equipment and processes in the production area to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time following the established validation procedure.

Evaluates operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments, or equipment. May develop or revise documents and procedures.

Certifies manufacturing associates in the production processes.

Evaluates and orders necessary equipment, tools and fixtures

EDUCATION & COMPETENCIES:
(Experience/Education) National Framework of Qualifications level 6 qualification i n a relevant discipline. 2+ years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Applies broad knowledge of general technical concepts and practices and a general understanding of product or systems fundamentals. Utilizes increased knowledge of numerical and statistical data and computer software programs to resolve non- routine/moderately complex problems. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.

(Cognitive Skills) Performs non-routine to moderately complex technical assignments using standard methods and sequences. Performs set-up, testing, repair, inspection, and/or maintenance of all area-specific equipment, materials, systems, and/or product. Makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed . Assignments require broad judgment in troubleshooting proven processes as well as the ability to suggest alternatives.

(Planning/Organization) Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule.

(Decision Making/Impact) Solves a variety of problems of limited to moderate scope and complexity requiring basic interpretation of defined procedures and practices. Maintains confidentiality in handling sensitive information or documents.

(Supervision Received) General supervision. Receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments

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About Company

Company: Abbott Laboratories

Company Location:  Clonmel, County Tipperary

About Abbott Laboratories