Tech II Pilot Plant

Lake County, IL, United States
Sep 11, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Monitors equipment and manufacturing process with minimal supervision. Sets-up, cleans-up, and maintains equipment. Reacts appropriately to unanticipated conditions and intended actions and informs supervision. Observes quality characteristics of products and processes. Completes documentation per current good manufacturing practice guidelines and policies.

  • Learn and follow department policies, procedures, and guidelines. Complete documentation and supporting data per current good manufacturing process policies and guidelines.
  • Note quality issues and address with appropriate people.
  • Review procedures and batch records and make suggestions for improvements. During pre runs, post runs and when reviewing direction sets identify issues (safety and process) and help to correct them.
  • Inspect equipment for cleanliness and sign off equipment per procedure at the end of the process. Consistently give an accurate and complete material and equipment status report when handing off manufacturing process.
  • Assist with engineering and validation groups to implement new equipment into operations.
  • Communicate with warehouse to ensure timely and proper staging for process.
  • Acknowledge commodity needs and order needed supplies.
  • Assist as back up Team Leader, if applicable.

Work Schedule: Monday through Thursday; 6:00 am - 4:30pm


  • High School diploma required; Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in scientific related field desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience, pharmaceutical, or similar environment as an Operator or Technician required.
  • Experience with validation, technical troubleshooting and document management required.
  • Basic technical or mechanical background and knowledge.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow verbal and written operating instructions and the process and flows described on equipment and computer monitors.
  • Write at a level sufficient enough to thoroughly explain deviations or mistakes in process.
  • Ability to add, subtract, divide, multiply, use decimals and fractions, recognize and measure proportions and do basic algebraic math at an intermediate level of competency.
  • Proven problem solving skills and ability to work independently and make decisions on almost all problems independently.
  • Consistently execute technician tasks successfully for which training has been completed W
  • Grade Level commensurate with experience.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.