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Equipment Administrator

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Pomona
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.The position of Equipment Administrator is within our Toxicology Business Unit located in Pomona, California. This role will primarily be focused on will be responsible for overseeing the tracking of equipment used to manufacture test kits and managing spare parts used to support the manufacturing equipment. -This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicates with engineers, technicians, and supervisors to provide up to date maintenance status of all equipment.
  • Communicates time sensitive information to internal customers at manager and director levels with balance of education, customer services, and compliance adherence responsibilities.
  • Determines the priority of all incoming problem calls and assign maintenance work orders to available resources.
  • Interfaces with key business unit compliance and quality system auditors as well as external BSi and FDA Auditors to portray equipment control quality adherence.
  • Links Lockout-Tagout procedures to equipment, and maintains Lockout-Tagout Master.
  • Performs and monitors all equipment status changes, including new equipment identification and logging.
  • Enters, updates, and maintains Equipment Configurations for compliance.
  • Performs master-file maintenance.
  • Maintains, distributes, and ensures technicians meet assigned PMs, work orders and CAL schedules.
  • Generates, distributes, escalates, and monitors/tracks overdue PMs, CALs and work orders.
  • Generates Equipment Serial Numbers for all new equipment and software.
  • Presents training on key equipment control database to ensure that only those who have conducted appropriate training objectives are given access to the database.
  • Ensure all equipment is calibrated within the parameters and ranges needed for Operations.
  • Coordinate with Quality and Operations supervisors for all calibrations and/or cleaning schedules. -
  • Perform monthly temperature graph monitoring review.
  • Pack and ship equipment that are not calibrated on site. -
  • Create equipment information forms for new and existing equipment. -
  • Create work orders related to equipment requiring repair or troubleshooting
  • Create and adhere to calibration, preventive maintenance, and cleaning schedules
  • Maintain procedures and records as per company standards.
  • Provide management with necessary information and reports.
  • Coordinate preventative maintenance with in-house engineers.
  • Maintains stocking levels.
  • Re-orders spares as necessary
  • Receives/Stocks/Issues all spare parts for manufacturing equipment.
  • Work with purchasing to setup blanket PO's for high usage items.
  • Performs periodic inventory audits and cycle counts to ensure correct inventory levels for parts.
  • Determines stocking levels for individual items as per usage.
  • Stocks and maintains expendable items for the manufacturing lines.
  • Provide reports to the management teams regarding equipment status, calibrations, maintenance, and spare parts.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Abbott Quality Management System per ISO, FDA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.
  • Perform other duties & projects as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
    • High School Diploma / GED
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in equipment management, calibration, maintenance or engineering
    • Experience with medical device equipment
    • Strong computer skills including but not limited to all Microsoft office programs with strong knowledge of MS Excel forms, both operational as well as database. -Ability to work independently and team environment
    • Demonstrate problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
    • Organized and detail oriented
    • Work independently and team environment PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
      • Asset management software experience preferred
      • Experience with Quality Incidents (non-conformance reports) and CAPA preferredAn equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Pomona , Equipment Administrator, Other , Pomona, California

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