Instrumentation Technician III
100 Abbott Park Road Downey, IL 60064 US
This position provides specialized technical support services by performing any combination of complex or non-routine duties involving the selection and use of procedures and/or equipment in support of medical diagnostic instrument and/or reagent development and production.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. Applies a high level of technical support in a specialized discipline using knowledge and theory of electronics; life science; chemistry; mechanics; software; etc. Understands and uses knowledge of other disciplines. Uses computer applications as needed for functional specialty. Advanced skills in computer hardware and /or software applications. Accepts non-routine and complex assignments. Follows established procedures Uses judgment and makes choices on how to proceed. Assignments often require creativity. Researches; recommends; and implements appropriate changes for process improvements. Uses information from within and/or outside the organization when necessary. Reads; understands and instructs others in the use of manuals; test procedures; and documentation associated with specialized equipment. Reads; interprets; and may create engineering drawings; schematics, and complex test procedures. Writes basic procedures and technical documents. Working knowledge and use of complex tools and equipment specific to functional areas. May use statistical; mathematical and other quantitative and qualitative methods and measurements. May create tools and fixtures specific to functional area. May work closely with engineers to execute product design. Constructs complex engineering prototypes; models and builds special test equipment. May perform testing on prototype electrical and/or mechanical designs. Conducts complex testing; analysis and troubleshooting. Conducts testing to determine effectiveness of product specifications. Complies to all safety standards and regulatory requirements.
Problem Solving: Resolves non-routine; complex problems with data gathering; research; analysis and interpretive activities. Uses factual information; policy and procedures to determine solutions with minimal supervision. Verifies experimental data for usefulness and accuracy. Impact on Operations/Effect of Errors: Tasks; activities and/or information used to make decisions which are in direct support of the department's primary function. Effect of errors may have significant impact in terms of time or money.
High school or equivalency is required. Associates degree; or equivalent experience; is required. Bachelors degree is preferred. Work requires the theoretical and conceptual knowledge associated with an Associates degree.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED
This position requires five or more years related technical experience. Training includes on the job training. Degree of physical effort and environment: Normal work fatigue. Normally safe environment. Typical electronic manufacturing/laboratory/office environment. Some work subject to frequent hand/eye coordination, lifting/carrying of objects or operating equipment. Work may be subject to moderately unpleasant conditions. (Applies to biohazard only.)
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