Quality Technician

in St. Paul, MN

Quality Technician Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    31080376-1

  • Req #

    ABLAUS31080376ENUSEXTERNAL

  • Job Location

    St. Paul, MN, US

  • Job Category

    Quality

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    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.

For years, Abbott’s medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it’s glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.

Our location in Houston, TX, currently has an opportunity for a Quality Technician.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE

Performs inspection and testing of purchased materials, components and products in accordance with policy and procedures. Assists Supplier Quality Engineering with technical inspection support.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs visual, dimensional and functional inspection and testing according to documented policies and procedures.
  • Records inspection and test data as prescribed by written instructions and procedures.
  • Operates all associated test and measurement equipment as instructed and as documented in procedures.
  • Assists in the Development of inspection methods.
  • Recommends changes to policies and procedures.
  • Documents non-conformances in Non-Conforming Material Review system.
  • Assists Quality Engineering in product nonconformance investigations
  • Performs testing and inspection in accordance with special test requests.
  • May assist in training of operations staff.
  • Assists in gathering, analyzing, and trending of data.
  • Performs work of a miscellaneous nature as required.
  • 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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING:

Education

High School Diploma / GED required and 4+ years related work experience. Associates Degree or technical diploma preferred .

Experience/Background

  • 4+ years’ experience in Quality performing inspection.
  • Experience with CMMs, optical measurement equipment, hand tools, gages, pressure and force gage testing.
  • Training in blueprint reading and experience with inspection sampling techniques.
  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, ISO 13485.
  • Good communication and computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, database entry, and use of statistical software packages.
  • Prior medical device component inspection experience preferred.
  • ASQ CMI certification preferred.
  • 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.
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business environment.
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required, including weekends
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

WHAT WE OFFER :

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
  • 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:  www.abbottbenefits.com

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, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.



The base pay for this position is $20.55 – $41.15 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • inspection
  • quality engineering
  • quality management
  • supplier quality engineering
  • iso 13485
  • quality management systems
  • gmp
  • fda
  • testing and inspection
  • cmms
  • asq cmi certification
  • blueprint reading
  • medical device component inspection
  • environmental management systems
  • inspection sampling techniques
  • hand tools
  • regulatory requirements
  • non-conforming material review system
  • healthcare
  • vascular
  • microsoft word
  • trending of data
  • support company initiatives

 

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Additional Information

Who We Are

PUT YOUR TALENTS TO WORK

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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