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Assembler II (32004304)




Full Time


Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Operator II (Medical Assembly-Production)-1st Shift-$1,500 Signing Bonus

Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott’s Heart Failure division, we’re advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in electrophysiology and heart failure (EPHF), allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

Our location in Plymouth, MN currently has an immediate hiring opportunity for an experienced Operator II to work under general supervision in accordance with specific procedures and practices, may perform a combination of assembly, weld, repair, and test operations on medical device assemblies. This position performs routine assignments with detailed instructions. Follows general instructions for routine work and more detailed instructions for new or special activities. Performs assignments of moderate complexity; usually refers more complex problems to immediate supervisor, lead or more senior level personnel from within the assigned department.

Hours: 5am-3:30 pm, M-TH


  • Performs Electronic Assembly functions:
    • Assembles, welds and solders medical devices and related parts using microscopes and applicable tools
    • Locates and corrects problems by examining and performing visual inspection of parts
    • Repairs and tests units using computerized test equipment
  • Performs Casting/Coating functions:
    • Examines medical devices and related assemblies after molding operations to locate bubbles, nicks and/or excess epoxy
    • Utilizes small drills, reamers, taps and knives to access bubbles and remove excess epoxy
    • Patches and repairs bubbles or voids using syringes and small tools; bakes parts to cure epoxy patches
  • Performs Mechanical Assembly functions:
    • Kits, assembles, bonds coats and processes medical devices and related parts using microscopes and applicable tools
    • Locates and corrects problems by examining devices and components and visually inspecting parts/assemblies
    • Repairs and corrects devices and related components using microscopes and applicable tools
  • Performs Packaging Functions
    • Kits, assembles and packages devices and related accessories using applicable tools
    • Locates and corrects problems using microscope and applicable tools
    • Reviews all device documentation for completeness and accuracy
  • May set-up/utilize special test equipment



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Typically two plus years of relevant training/experience in the assembly of digital/analog circuitry, devices, components or equivalent
  • Demonstrated use of standard hand tools used in precision assembly.
  • 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
  • Must have the ability to on occasion lift up to approximately 25 pounds
  • At least one year in the bio-medical field or experience working in an air-conditioned clean room manufacturing environment requiring stringent environmental controls is preferred.


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
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • 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

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