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Thu Jun 7, 2018 - 23 weeks ago

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Electrical Instruments Technician - Casa Grande, AZ Plant (Night

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.


At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


**Primary Function/Primary Goals/Objectives:**


Maintenance Electricians are responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining the electrical functionalities of Casa Grande equipment and facilities. The Electrical Maintenance Department is responsible for responding to electrical breakdown of equipment, for completing submitted electrical maintenance work orders and for conducting scheduled electrical preventative maintenance tasks as defined by equipment/plant specifications.


**Major Responsibilities:**


+ Respond to machine breakdowns due to electrical malfunctions or hardware/software failure (PLC/ladder logic, hard wire)

+ Conduct preventative maintenance tasks for equipment including UPS back- ups, machine PMs and video jets

+ Design electrical modifications which includes researching appropriate software, submitting ECAs, making back-ups of programs as needed and utilization of ladder logic

+ Install and troubleshoot new and modified equipment

+ Conduct project work/electrical upgrades and monitor contractor project work and upgrades

+ Monitor and repair facility and emergency system electrical failures


**Education:**


High School Diploma/GED required. Associates Degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering or related education preferred.


**Background:**


+ Five years OJT experience in electrical machine troubleshooting; experience with computers, PLCs, reading blueprints and schematics

+ Experience with drives, I/O devices, man-machine interfaces and ladder logic (Allen Bradley and Modicon)

+ During electrical troubleshooting, an electrician must be able to track down the source of power failure. For example: The electrician would be checking for incoming power and blown fuses, troubleshooting software in the PLC, checking sensors/photo eyes and checking sequences

+ Good communication skills and prioritization skills are required


**Accountability/Scope/Budget:**


+ An Electrician is accountable for the proper diagnosis and repair of plant electrical equipment. Errors can result in product spoilage/loss, material loss, equipment repair or replacement, downtime and overtime

+ Accountable for the safety of other employees while operating equipment

+ This position is accountable for complying with applicable FDA (GMP), USDA, OSHA and Abbott regulations, policies, procedures or guidelines


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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