Facilities Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift) - #196714

Abbott Laboratories

Date: 06/08/2022 07:30 AM

City: Sturgis, Michigan

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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.


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

  • 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 accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
  • 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: www.abbottbenefits.com


  • The Facilities Technician will complete work orders, Preventive Maintenance (PM’s), and repairs to keep the plant in good working order as well as directing contractors, vendors, and other technicians on specific projects.
  • Perform maintenance of all types of painted surfaces and have the knowledge to use spraying equipment, airless sprayers, brushes and rollers.
  • Conduct various exterior grounds maintenance for main plant and off-site warehouse. This includes but not limited to yard work, roof clean up, snow removal and landscaping work. These jobs require the operation of power equipment, ladders, power tools and snow blowers.
  • Complete various types of repairs to doors (sliders, overhead doors, personnel), cabinets, ceilings and windows. Work includes caulking, re-screening, refinishing and mechanical repairs.
  • Conduct facility PM’s which include fire system inspections and various utility distribution systems.
  • Complete miscellaneous plumbing repairs throughout the plant on showers, sinks, restrooms and water fountains.
  • Perform most kinds of carpentry work as well as most kinds of masonry and cement work, such as laying brick or block and repairing concrete in a neat manner.
  • Data collection in an electronic based work order software application
  • Machines, Tools & Equipment (Hand Tools, Power Tools, Machines or Equipment)

    • Lawn tractor, snow blower, circular saw, table saw, drills, all hand tools, drain cleaning equipment, shear, box brake, lathe, mill, band saw, cutoff saw, drill press, welder, torch.



  • High school diploma or GED


  • 3 years of related experience, preferred
  • License to run powered industrial equipment, preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals, preferred

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