ELECTRICIAN II
Abbott Laboratories - Sturgis, MI

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Job Title ELECTRICIAN II AutoReqId 85863BR Job Family Facilities Job Category Full-Time Job Classification Experienced/Established Division Abbott Nutrition Supply Chain Shift Second Relocation Assistance None Overview
At Abbott, we provide the perspectives and experience necessary to translate science into real solutions for patients in over 130 markets worldwide. Today, Abbott's nearly 90,000 employees are doing work that matters. Job Description PRIMARY FUNCTION / PRIMARY GOALS / OBJECTIVES:
To maintain and improve plant electrical systems and equipment in order to provide a high degree of safety, quality and productivity. Typical activities include (but are not limited to): electrical machine and machine component repair; HVAC electrical systems troubleshooting; programmable logic controller (PLC) and computer interface programming; installation or rearrangement of new or existing equipment/systems; and total plant and facility maintenance.

MAJOR RESPONSIBLIITIES:
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

Work well with little supervision. Follow all plant and department procedures, GMPs, JSAs, and general plant safety rules. Keep all work areas clean and neat. Housekeeping of the shop is primarily the responsibility of the electricians working in the area. May lead one other employee (including; directing another maintenance person; providing some OJT for people new to the department; and recording and communicating shift activity in an organized manner.) Audit equipment. Be certified for lockout/tag out procedures.
Wire and repair electric motors, gear heads and mechanical reducers. Repair wiring and replace lighting fixtures and lamps. Develop proficiency in running rigid and flexible conduit. Learn to use standard wire-pulling technique, correct fusing, motor overload protection and wire sizing per National Electric Code (NEC). Learn to read electrical schematics and wire directly from wiring diagrams; increase knowledge of relay logic, ladder diagrams and programmable logic controller software.
Use of electrical tools and diagnostic equipment to complete electrical maintenance jobs.
Provide support to primary plant operations. Total plant equipment coverage includes (but is not limited to): packaging lines, process, drying, filling telephone systems, security systems, computer systems, data cabling, UPS, MIS support, HVAC, energy center and warehouse support, building maintenance, electrical distribution lighting, fire system, land application, ATC time card system, MITS system, medium and low breaker testing and switching and interfacing with electrical contractors. Assignments include: responding to equipment emergencies; performing electrical PMs during operation or during periods of scheduled downtime; communicating routinely with line personnel and supervision to maintain knowledge of the latest production schedule; communicating potential equipment problems to production and maintenance supervisors to allow scheduling of repairs; looking for and implementing equipment and system improvements.

ACCOUNTABILITY / SCOPE:
The Electrician II’s responsibility within the Maintenance Department is to maintain plant electrical systems and equipment in a safe and reliable condition in compliance with all applicable corporate, state and federal codes. The Maintenance Department’s function is to provide outstanding customer service to the manufacturing and support groups in the Sturgis plant through the preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and upgrading of plant processing, packaging, filling, drying and infrastructure systems. This is executed in a manner, which enables the Sturgis plant to safely, economically, and efficiently conducts business. In addition, Maintenance Department personnel serve as technical resources to the plant and divisional manufacturing and engineering groups.

Work Days/Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 15:36 to 23:54 Skills/Experience Requirements Basic Qualifications:
Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals.

A basic understanding of electricity and electrical theory. Knowledge of the existence of the NEC and the basic requirements of electrical installation requirements. Demonstrated ability to work with up to 480 voltage AC and 700 volts DC, in accordance with all safety requirements. Beginners knowledge of computers and computer operating systems and PLC programming.

A minimum of three years experience as an industrial or commercial electrician or the equivalent job experience or training is required.

Electrical experience a plus.

Preferred Qualifications: Education Requirements High School Diploma or GED. Significant Work Activities & Conditions Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)
Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis
Work requiring repeated bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling
Work at heights, e.g. ladders, scaffolds, catwalks, etc.
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Awkward/forceful/repetitive (arms above shoulder, bent wrists) use of arms (more than 25% of the day)
Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment
Work with or near radiation sources and/or radioactive material
Work in confined spaces
Work in noisy environment
Work in a clean room environment
Wear ear plugs Percent of Travel No traveling Country USA State/Province Michigan Site Location Sturgis, MI Employer of Choice
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