ABBOTT LABORATORIES Operator I - SECOND SHIFT Salary in the United States

How much does a Operator I - SECOND SHIFT make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Operator I - SECOND SHIFT at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $52,212 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $44,694 and $59,731. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


Browse other Companies in the MFG Durable Industry

View abbott laboratories Salary

What does a Operator I - SECOND SHIFT do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Job Summary:

Working under close supervision, may perform a combination of assembly, weld, x-ray, repair, and test operations on pacemakers, implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), leads, and related medical device assemblies. Performs routine assignments according to specified and/or standardized procedures. Work is closely and continually reviewed. Certain problems may be referred to supervisor or more senior level personnel within assigned department.

Job Duties:

1. Performs Electronic Assembly functions:

a. Assembles, welds, solders and x-rays medical devices and related parts using microscopes and applicable tools;

b. Locates and corrects problems by examining x-rays and performing visual inspection of parts;

c. Repairs and tests units using computerized test equipment.

2. Performs Casting/Coating functions:

a. Examines medical devices and related assemblies after molding operations to locate bubbles, nicks and/or excess epoxy;

b. Utilizes small drills, reamers, taps and knives to access bubbles and remove excess epoxy;

c. Patches and repairs bubbles or voids using syringes and small tools; bakes parts to cure epoxy patches.

3. Performs Mechanical Assembly functions:

a. Kits, assembles, bonds coats and processes medical devices and related parts using microscopes and applicable tools;

b. Locates and corrects problems by examining devices and components and visually inspecting parts/assemblies;

c. Repairs and corrects devices and related components using microscopes and applicable tools.

4. Performs Packaging Functions

a. Kits, assembles and packages devices and related accessories using applicable tools;

b. Locates and corrects problems using microscope and applicable tools;

c. Reviews all device documentation for completeness and accuracy.

5. May set-up/utilize special test equipment. Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements, which may change from time to time based on business needs.

6. Notifies supervisor of the need to replenish supplies/materials and of any production difficulties that cannot be readily corrected.

7. Performs other related duties as directed or assigned.

8. Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

9. 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.


Works with a variety of production equipment, small hand tools, test equipment, and precision measuring instruments. Also uses standard office equipment such as telephone, fax/copier, and a personal computer with standard office software.

Working Conditions:

Works in a production or air-conditioned clean-room manufacturing environment; requires gowning attire to maintain a particle free environment. Low to moderate noise level. Minor exposure to chemicals. May work at a desk or workstation.

Physical Demands:

Activities require a significant amount of time standing and/or sitting at a workstation, walking to and from different workstations, and in interaction with other assembly, inspection, engineering and production personnel. Significant use of hands and arms plus finger dexterity to lift, hold, insert, reach, point and otherwise use and operate instruments, devices and equipment, plus good eye-hand coordination. Use of voice and hearing are important in discussions with other co-workers. Requires clear vision (correctable) in reading instruments and devices, plus reading of blueprints, specifications, operation sheets/procedures, and related production documents. May on occasion lift up to approximately 25 pounds.

General Qualifications

• High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

• Typically six plus months of relevant training/experience in the assembly of digital/analog circuitry, devices, components or equivalent.

• Demonstrated manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination.

• Must be able to use standard hand tools used in the assembly of bio-instruments/bio-devices. Incumbents are required to work cooperatively and productively with others.

• Must be able to multi-task and rotate through all jobs performed in the assigned work group as needed. Incumbents must also be able to meet deadlines on multiple projects.

• Incumbents are required to have demonstrated spelling, punctuation, grammar, basic math/numerical, organizational skills, and a familiarity with standard manufacturing/office equipment and procedures.

• The ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English is also required; this requirement includes clear, understandable speech and demonstrated comprehension skills.

• The ability to successfully pass a reading comprehension pre-employment examination is mandatory.

• The demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and rules is essential.

• Must have the ability to on occasion lift up to approximately 25 pounds.

• 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.

• Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

• Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

• Regularly scheduled overtime is a requirement of this position. Desired Qualifications

• Some formal training in assembly techniques; experience with assembling manufactured items in a bioinstruments/bio-devices related facility.

• Prior experience working in an air-conditioned clean room manufacturing environment requiring stringent environmental controls

$44,694 Low Average $52,212 High $59,731

Understand the total compensation opportunity for Operator I - SECOND SHIFT at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABBOTT LABORATORIES Operator I - SECOND SHIFT in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $44,694 to $59,731 with an average total cash compensation of $52,212. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
BMS Direct, Inc - Lynchburg , VA
Flex Machine Operator- Production Supervisor: Production Supervisor Job Summary: Set up and operate ... Understand and comply with applicable company policies (i.e. Attendance, Code of Business Conduct ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 53 days ago
O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass ... Schedule: 8 hour rotating schedule (includes working 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift) The Production ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 37 days ago
Electronic Instrumentation & Technology, LLC - Leesburg , VA
IT (Electronic Instrumentation & Technology) is looking for a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Operator to join our 2nd Shift team in our Leesburg, VA plant! EIT is a Contract Manufacturer specializing ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 12 days ago
Recycling Management Resources, LLC - Henrico , VA
The Mobile Equipment Operator is responsible for operating a Forklift in a safe and effective manner while maintaining the production. Shift Hours: 2nd Shift hours - 12:00 PM to 8:45 PM Monday ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 34 days ago
Hiring for 1st & 2nd Shift** 1st shift: 7:00am - 3:30pm EST 2nd shift: 3:00pm - 11:30pm EST Must ... Remove defects as needed (i.e., deformed, discolored, misshaped, etc.). * Assist Senior Operators
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 60 days ago
Qubica AMF - Mechanicsville , VA
A lathe operator works with machinery to fabricate metal for the manufacturing industry. The duties include programming, monitoring, and operating a lathe machine to create new metal or plastic parts
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 52 days ago

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst