Operator II - 1st Shift

in Plymouth, MN

Operator II - 1st Shift Job

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    Plymouth, MN, US

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    Full time

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    40 hours per week

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self, and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program, and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Minnetonka, MN, location in the electrophysiology division, where we’re advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

As an Operator II, you’ll work under direct supervision, performing routine and repetitive assembly operations and processes.

Work Schedule: Mon-Thurs, 4:45 am-3:15 pm

Learn More about EP in Manufacturing:

Creating Life-Changing Tech with our Electrophysiology Team in Minnesota - YouTube

What You’ll Work On

  • Performs Casting/Coating functions:
    • Examines medical devices and related assemblies after molding operations to locate bubbles, nicks and/or excess epoxy
    • Utilizes small drills, reamers, taps, and knives to access bubbles and remove excess epoxy
    • Patches and repairs bubbles or voids using syringes and small tools; bakes parts to cure epoxy patches
  • Performs Mechanical Assembly functions:
    • Kits, assembles, bonds, coats, and processes medical devices and related parts using microscopes and applicable tools
    • Locates and corrects problems by examining devices and components and visually inspecting parts/assemblies
    • Repairs and corrects devices and related components using microscopes and applicable tools
  • Performs Packaging Functions
    • Kits, assembles, and packages devices and related accessories using applicable tools
    • Locates and corrects problems using a microscope and applicable tools
    • Reviews all device documentation for completeness and accuracy
  • May set-up/utilize special test equipment

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Typically, two plus years of relevant training/experience in medical device assembly
  • The ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English is also required; this requirement includes clear, understandable speech and demonstrated comprehension skills
  • Must have the ability to on occasion lift up to approximately 25 pounds
  • The ability to work overtime is required
  • Previous microscope experience is highly desired

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:  www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott, and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

The base pay for this position is $14.55 – $29.15 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • casting
  • cure epoxy patches
  • medical device assembly
  • molding
  • mechanical assembly
  • test equipment

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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