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Abbott QA Technician I in Temecula, California

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.

About Abbott

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 Temecula, CA, currently has an opportunity for a QA Technician I.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

Provides technical assistance to engineering to support complaint investigation efforts by performing manufacturing record reviews and root cause analysis. Assists engineers in developing methods and procedures to control or improve complaint investigation processes

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Assists engineering by performing root cause analysis for complaint investigations and documents investigation findings in an electronic database.

  • Develops knowledge of products, processes and procedures.

  • Learns process improvement techniques by assisting in the Returned Goods evaluation process; writes basic instructions for testing returned unused devices.

  • Performs queries of complaint database analytics reporting system to determine complaint counts and rates.

  • Assists Engineers in collecting, compiling, measuring, organizing and recording data, and by writing procedures.

(Supervision Received)

Close supervision. Receives detailed instruction on all assignments.

Position Accountability / Scope

(Planning/Organization) Completes daily work to meet established schedule with guidance from supervisor on prioritization of tasks.;

(Decision Making/Impact)

Solves problems of limited scope and complexity requiring basic interpretation of well-defined procedures and practices. Maintains confidentiality in handling sensitive information or documents.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING:

Minimum Education H.S. diploma or equivalent plus 0-3 years of related work experience or equivalent combination. Two-year degree or some college credits preferred.

Minimum Experience / Training Required

CAPA background preferred

Medical device experience preferred

(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills))

  • Applies limited knowledge of basic technical concepts and practices and a basic understanding of product or systems fundamentals.

  • Utilizes basic knowledge of numerical and/or statistical data and computer software

programs to resolve routine 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 routine technical tasks working from detailed written or verbal instructions.

  • Performs routine set-up, testing, repair, inspection, and/or maintenance of certain area specific equipment, materials, systems, and/or product.

  • Assignments require limited judgment in troubleshooting proven processes

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 (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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