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Production Trainer - Weekend Shift (31032223)




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.

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 [Register to View] student debt program and [Register to View] 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

This position works out of our Plymouth, MN location in the Structural Heart division.

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

What You’ll Work On

  • Provides instructional training and assessment/certification support for multiple processes (e.g., automated component attach operations; robotic and machine visual system manual assembly, inspection, test and probe.)
  • Maintains required records and assures operator compliance. Compiles and organizes data to support continuous improvement plans for both process area and individual work cells.
  • Takes initiative to ensure work is done accurately and completely.
  • Supports the development and administration of various training programs, e.g., production related modules.
  • Contacts attendees and department representatives about training programs. Schedules the appropriate classroom and prepares the physical setup.
  • Partners with appropriate Engineering personnel in developing process yield improvement plans.
  • Performs regular process audits of personnel, tooling and equipment in assigned areas. May be involved in generating audit action items and participating in the preventative and corrective action associated with audit findings.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of new training programs and may introduce new processes and sequences for manufacturing areas.
  • Performs direct manufacturing operations in support of build schedules as needed.
  • Notifies management of the need to replenish supplies/materials and of any difficulties that cannot be readily corrected.
  • Performs other occasional duties as assigned by management.


The core hours for this position are Thursday-Sunday, 5am-3:30pm.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) diploma, or equivalent.
  • Typically, a minimum of two plus years related experience in the assembly, including the demonstrated ability to provide work/lead direction to a team.

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