Abbott in Ireland
In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.
Abbott Ireland Vascular Division – Clonmel
Abbott Vascular is one of the world's leading vascular care businesses. Abbott Vascular is uniquely focused on advancing the treatment of vascular disease and improving patient care by combining the latest medical device innovations with world-class pharmaceuticals, investing in research and development and advancing medicine through training and education.
Our broad line of vascular devices–which includes vessel closure, endovascular and coronary technologies–are used to treat vessel diseases of the heart, carotid arteries and peripheral blood vessels. These vessel diseases can lead to heart attack, stroke, critical limb ischemia and other serious vascular conditions.
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We currently have a vacancy for a QE Technician role and this position will involve the following:
- Assists engineering in providing manufacturing support by training operators on processes and engineering changes, and performing operator certification on-the-job training and testing. Develops knowledge of manufacturing practices and procedures.
- Learns process improvement techniques by assisting engineering in researching and validating changes in processes/equipment and test methods to improve yield and/or reduce cycle time per established procedures.
- Learns traceability and inspection requirements, learns statistical process control criteria. Learns how to develop manufacturing instructions, and create training sheets and certifications. May also train operators on basic processes and engineering changes, and perform operator certification on-the-job training and testing.
- Assists engineers in collecting, compiling, measuring, organising and recording data, and by writing procedures.
National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) level 6 qualification in a relevant discipline. Relevant work experience advantageous but not essential or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
(Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills))
Applies limited knowledge of basic technical concepts and practices and a basic understanding of product or systems fundamentals. Utilises 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.
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.
Completes daily work to meet established schedule with guidance from supervisor on prioritisation of tasks.
Solves problems of limited scope and complexity requiring basic interpretation of well-defined procedures and practices. Maintains confidentiality in handling sensitive information or documents.
Close supervision. Receives detailed instruction on all assignments.
Abbott Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer
JOB FAMILY:Operations Quality
LOCATION:Ireland > Clonmel : Cashel Road
WORK SHIFT:Ie - Days8.00 (Ireland)
SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Not Applicable