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Instruments Technician I

Lake County, Illinois
Start date
Feb 27, 2024

Job Details

Responsible for the installation, maintenance, calibration, and repair of instrumentation and controls systems used in the production manufacturing areas in assigned facilities.  This position supports design, programming and specification of equipment and implementation of project related instrumentation and controls hardware.

You will…

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Applies engineering experience to ensure that instrumentation and controls systems used in assigned facilities are properly specified, installed, programmed, and calibrated to perform design function. This includes periodic assessment of field device calibration frequencies, addressing out of tolerance (OOT), accessing instrument performance for replacement/upgrade.
  • Troubleshoots analog/digital hardware related problems on process control systems and instrumentation, including distributed control systems (DCS), programmable logic controllers (PLC's) and single loop analog controllers. This includes related peripherals such as data loggers, scanners, recorders, field I/O devices etc.
  • Assists support instrumentation technicians in role as facility instrumentation/controls technical authority.  Or analytical instrumentation such as: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Gas Chromatography (GC), Mass Spectrometry (MS), Ultra-Violet Visible Spectroscopy (UV-Vis), including other types of analytical laboratory instrumentation.
  • Assists engineering in development of functional specifications for controls programming on major equipment systems including the design of process controls systems.
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on various calibration procedures including training and qualifying calibration technicians.  Must effectively communicate, document, and schedule all work activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining instrumentation and controls equipment in a validated environment including all GxP areas.  Assures that instrumentation and controls are of appropriate calibration designation and that red tagged and status coded instrumentation are addressed and repaired within allowable time constraints.  Must effectively communicate the status of job activities to management and applicable production support personnel.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by Group Leader, Supervisor, or Senior Supervisor.

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Associate degree in electronics technology or equivalent is strongly desired. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of instrument technician related experience or the equivalent.
  • Must manage activities to meet restrictive timelines. Must have skills in working with people, with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of validated systems, applicable engineering standards and an ability to work with facility specific software applications is critical to the job function.
  • Capable of working within and promoting a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the capability to effectively conduct root cause analysis and make sound decisions.
  • So, does this all sound like the right role for you? Then come join Abbvie!

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    AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community, and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


    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, and YouTube.

    Stock Symbol: ABBV

    Stock Exchange: NYSE

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    1 North Waukegan Road
    North Chicago

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