Production Technician I-1st Shift

  • AbbVie Inc.
  • Lake County, IL, USA
  • Aug 05, 2022
Health Care

Job Description

  • Purpose:

    Describe the primary goals, objectives or functions or outputs of this position.

    The Production Technician I executes manufacturing processes in formulation, encapsulation, primary and secondary packaging with oversight by Supervision. Sets up equipment for routine processes. Identify and resolve performance related equipment issues in a timely and efficient manner while adhering to GMP guidelines and procedures to meet or exceed target OEE. Execute assigned jobs and maintains operating conditions within the desired range. Communicates all operational events and issues with appropriate individuals. Identifies opportunities for improvement throughout the operations and assists in the implementation of changes both in physical operations and written documents. Displays AbbVie behaviors.


    List up to 10 main responsibilities for the job. Include information about the accountability and scope.

    •Knowledgeable of basic jobs in assigned area of responsibility and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) policies. Demonstrates compliance to local and industry quality and safety standards.
    •Understands and executes scheduling priorities, daily assignments, and production expectations for the day
    •Ability to proficiently operate multiple unit operations / value streams across the business.
    •Set up, run and clean according to BOP/Master batch record.
    •Monitor manufacturing process and communicate any issues that arise with appropriate resources.
    •Troubleshoots minor equipment and process related issues and performs repairs. Perform all in process quality checks accurately.
    •Trains peers on equipment and process for which they are a qualified trainer.
    •Complete all closing POMs steps as needed. Maintain audit ready production area. Understand and follow cGMP and ensure compliance
    •Demonstrates AbbVie behaviors - good attendance, teamwork, respectful communications, positive attitude.
    •Understanding of Lock Out/ Tag Out (LOTO).


List required and preferred qualifications (up to 10). Include education, skills and experience.

•High school diploma or GED required, technical certificate or degree preferred. Previous general manufacturing experience required, preferably 2-3 years cGMP manufacturing (i.e. food, chemical, petrochemical, consumer products)
•Strong technical aptitude. The ability to troubleshoot and communicate issues to the appropriate operations engineer and mechanical teams.
•Basic computer skills and ability to learn new programs and applications required.
•A demonstrated understanding of the importance of maintaining the highest level of quality and ensuring compliance to site level policies and procedures.
•Demonstrated understanding of HMI controls, vision inspection systems, and product serialization systems.
•Ability to train fellow technicians preferred.
•Understanding and experience with systems such as POMs, SAP, and MAXIMO.
•Requires standing up to 8-12hs per day and lifting up to 25 pounds.


Health Care

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