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Technologist I

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  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level
  • Science
    Engineering
  • Oxford

Requirements

  • To be successful, you should ideally have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline, or the equivalent experience. Those with a strong secondary level education and a passion for science are also encouraged to apply. You must also have excellent attention to detail skills, a logical and methodical approach to problem solving, the ability to prioritise and the flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances or new demands. A lot of your work will involve cross-functional teams, so you’ll also need the communication and inter-personal skills to be able to build relationships with colleagues in various departments across the business.
  • You will be expected to spend time in the manufacturing facility, so will need to have, or be able to develop, good hands-on practical skills. Good IT skills including Excel and PowerPoint are also required for this role.

Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day, your work will be to plan and carry out projects and investigations to support manufacturing processes and yield improvements. This may involve projects relating to raw materials, manufacturing processes or finished products, or New Product Introduction. At Abbott, you can shape your career whilst helping to shape the future of healthcare.
  • You’ll need to enjoy interpreting data and writing reports, as a lot of your work will involve analysing results and making recommendations on material, machinery or process improvements.
  • You will also be given additional responsibility for continuous improvement projects and will be required to provide technical expertise to colleagues in engineering, production and quality. This will include writing technical reports and process documentation.

FAQs

What qualifications are required for this role?

Ideally, candidates should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a scientific or engineering discipline, or equivalent experience. Those with a strong secondary level education and a passion for science are also encouraged to apply.

What skills are important for success in this role?

Excellent attention to detail, logical and methodical problem-solving approach, ability to prioritize, flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances, strong communication and interpersonal skills, hands-on practical skills, and good IT skills including Excel and PowerPoint.

What will be the main responsibilities of a Technologist I at Abbott Diabetes Care?

The main responsibilities include planning and carrying out projects and investigations to support manufacturing processes and yield improvements, providing technical support to the manufacturing facility, analyzing data and writing reports, leading continuous improvement projects, and providing technical expertise to colleagues in engineering, production, and quality.

What benefits are offered by Abbott for this role?

Abbott offers a competitive salary, a defined contribution pension scheme, private healthcare and life assurance, flexible benefits scheme, and opportunities for personal development and engagement in activities such as yoga sessions, couch to 5k teams, allotment maintenance, and more.

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Mission & Purpose

At Abbott, we’re dedicated to helping people live more fully, in everything we do. We’re creating the future of healthcare through life-changing technologies that make you healthier and stronger, quickly identify when you have a medical need, and treat conditions to help you get back to doing what you love. With headquarters in north suburban Chicago, Abbott serves people in more than 160 countries with leading medical devices, diagnostics, nutrition products and branded generic medicines. More than 115,000 of us are helping millions of people to live better and healthier, every day around the world. Our employees do work that matters as part of a global community that supports them with career development opportunities and locally competitive benefits. Mission: We help people live better and healthier with our life-changing technologies. We're revolutionizing health with the most personal technologies, empowering people with the data and knowledge they need to help them live longer and better.