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Facilities Associate

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.

**About Abbott**

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

**Working at Abbott**

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

+ Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

+ Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO.

+ An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution.

+ Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-stude...) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree...) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

+ A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

+ A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

**The Opportunity**

This position works out of our Alameda, CA location in the Abbott Diabetes Care Division, where we are focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

The Facilities Associate represents the most common entry point for this career level; works under direct supervision. Responsible for maintenance activities relating to equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs.

**What You’ll Work On**

+ Responsible for carrying basic repairs and maintenance of machines and auxiliary equipment.

+ Conducts simple checks to ensure that machines are in good working conditions.

+ Performs general maintenance work and service automation fixtures.

+ Performs cubicle and office set up including installing computer monitors and monitor supports.

+ Perform office moves by assembling desks or cubicles or disassembling for maintenance purpose.

+ Assist facilities staff with PMs and routine maintenance.

+ Replacement of lightbulbs or drop in lighting fixtures.

+ Moving office items between buildings using company vehicle.

+ Help managing efficient use of storage spaces at various buildings on campus.

+ Assist with escorting vendors while on site and ensuring Abbott policies are complied with.

+ Utilize CMMS program to log and track work orders and complete tasks on time.

+ Develops knowledge and skills over time.

**Required Qualifications**

+ High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.

+ Proficient with tools.

+ Proficient with basic hand tools.

Apply Now (https://www.jobs.abbott/us/en)

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

**Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:** www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

Facilities Associate

Full time
Alameda, CA

Published on 09/18/2022

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