ABBOTT LABORATORIES Specialist Manufacturing Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Specialist Manufacturing Technician make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Specialist Manufacturing Technician at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $57,343 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $48,306 and $66,380. 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


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What does a Specialist Manufacturing Technician do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

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

The Specialist Mfg Tech works out of our Abbott Park (Lake Bluff), IL location in the Core Diagnostics Division. Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories, and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers.

What You’ll Work On

  • Manufactures diagnostic assay components such as Antigen Fermentation/Purification; Tissue Culture; Solutions; and/or Purifications.

  • Manufactures in highly regulated specialized facilities using complex equipment and systems.

  • Manufacturing and related activities must be documented with a high degree of accuracy and completeness.

  • Uses Abbott manufacturing information systems (SAP) while performing manufacturing process steps. Applies GMP; Bioburden reduction; and safety procedures.

  • After completion of initial training; maintains at least one manufacturing certification.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

  • Manufactures diagnostic assay components in areas such as Antigen Production; Tissue Culture; Solutions; and/or Purifications. Works with Potentially Biohazardous or Biohazardous material using required Personal Protective Equipment(PPE).

  • Performs routine maintenance and GMP activities while complying with GMP/ ISO requirements.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and practical application of EHS policies; procedures and practices through personal work habits.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

  • Applies basic computer skills including word processing; spreadsheets; instrumentation related; and Abbott network systems.

  • Communicates effectively with coworkers and management.

  • Understands critical areas impacting manufacturing: Problem Resolution; Corrective and Preventive Actions; Change Control; Error Reduction; Document Improvements; Safety; Process Improvements; new process implementation; Cost Containment and Control; GMP; Inventory Control; Compliance; Training and Skills Enhancement of others.

  • Performs transactions in Abbott manufacturing information systems (SAP) and Work Order Tracking Tool (WOTT) Systems as required on time.

  • Troubleshoots and resolves basic manufacturing problems and operational issues with assistance as necessary.

  • Supports group/team activities and departmental goals.

  • Obtains and maintains required manufacturing certifications.

  • Uses supplies effectively and aware of material cost and limits waste.

  • Develops knowledge of processes and technologies.

  • Participates in identifying manufacturing documentation change control recommendations at a basic level.

  • Follow established procedures and guidelines to form a variety of simple, manual tasks that form part of a production process. Load materials into production machines. Remove, pack, and sort raw materials or finished products. Collect, and dispose of garbage and production waste according to the organization’s waste removal and recycling policies. Clean production equipment and work areas.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (BA, BS)

  • Laboratory, verbal and written communication skills, basic scientific knowledge, basic mathematics, and basic computer skills.

  • Highly desirable experience includes participation in teams, GMP/ISO requirements and basic computer/data management. Solution/Chemical handling, Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting IVDs and Biologics.

  • 1 – 2 ( ) years’ experience with Fermentation

  • SAP, work order tracking system or similar

  • Excel

* 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:

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.

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The base pay for this position is $19.10 – $37.90 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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