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Calibration Technician - Night Shift

Fletcher, Ohio
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

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.

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Tipp City, OH currently has an opportunity for a Calibration Technician - Night Shift. Tipp City, Ohio, is one of six Abbott nutrition manufacturing plants in the U.S., with about half of its products exported around the world. Working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 260 that works together to help nourish the world.

This role works from 6:30pm - 6:30am on a 2/2/3 rotation.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs, medical benefits start day 1

  • Vacation - 3 weeks (1st yr prorated) + vacation buy program

  • Pension Plan

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: 


  • Responsible for calibration of all instruments and gages in Tipp City. Provide support to all departments and is responsible for direct support to Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and Engineering.

  • Responsible for performing plant calibrations, plant automation and building facilities

  • Plan and execute all periodic and demand instrument, equipment and calibrations

  • Coordinate and document calibrations performed by outside calibration service providers

  • Work with Engineering, QA and manufacturing departments on selection of new instruments/measuring equipment

  • Assure that all instruments are properly classified and have calibration service plans that are in alignment with Abbott calibration policies

  • Use of power tools and shop tools

  • Operate industrial and production equipment

  • Accountable for the proper coordination and file management for several regulatory systems.  Errors may result in lost or incomplete documentation, leading to regulatory actions and/or observations

  • Maintain proper handling of calibration equipment

  • Responsible for calibration of all instruments and gages in Tipp City

  • Must follow FDA/QSR, Corporate regulatory requirements and adhere to SOP's.  Not following procedures could cause product recall and or plant shutdown

  • Adhere to stringent Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

  • Maintain good working relations with all in-house customers

  • Work in an ISO cleanroom and in a industrial environment with persistent background noise (i.e. various pump alarms, air hoses and constant production activity)

Education and Experience You'll Bring:


  • Associate degree in Electronics or four (4) years related experience in repair of medical equipment or consumer electronic equipment 

  • Minimum 2 years' prior experience working with industrial and/or laboratory instrumentation

  • Able to work a flexible schedule


  • Prior experience in a regulatory environment

  • High degree of technical expertise and familiarization with the Abbott processes

  • Previous calibration experience with flow, pressure, temperature and conductivity instruments

  • Knowledge of RS Logix 5000 troubleshooting

  • Knowledge of plant controls such as PID's and 4-20 mA loops

  • Knowledge of plant networks such as Devicenet and Pofibus PA

  • Working knowledge of Maximo

  • High level of mechanical aptitude

  • Good communication skills, analytical problem solving skills and good interpersonal relationship skills

  • Able to work independently and as a team

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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  • Job Reference: 707210715-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Abbott Laboratories
  • Location: Fletcher, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent