AbbVie Mechanic in Worcester, Massachusetts


USA, Massachusetts, Worcester


Requisition #1808978

AbbVie Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA is seeking a Mechanic to join their team. Primary function includes the maintenance, repair, calibration and improvement of on-site equipment, utilities, facilities and instruments in support of production operations and research and development. Additionally performs mechanical, electrical or metrology support within the maintenance department.


  • Provides troubleshooting, preventive and demand maintenance workon a variety of equipment and systems including centrifuges, compressors, gearboxes, autoclaves, washers, blowers, mixers, reactors, pumps, heat exchangers,piping systems, etc. along with other equipment related to productionoperations. Additionally, performs preventive maintenance work on plantequipment including air handlers and utility system components.

  • May provide development work by performing lightmachining/fabrication work on machine lathes and milling machines, etc.

  • May perform pipefitting, welding, fabrication, buildingmaintenance and/or other work on projects.

  • As a highly skilled specialist, contributes to the development ofconcepts and techniques. Completes complex tasks in creative and effectiveways. Consistently works on complex assignments requiring independent actionand a high degree of initiative to resolve issues. Makes recommendations fornew procedures. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on newassignments.

  • Assists managers and group leadership in planning and leading areaactivities.

  • Maintains quality standards when populating or executing relevantdocumentation (i.e. WO's, JP's, SOPs, etc.). Ensures that documentation ismaintained (e.g., attachments doc forwarded appropriately).Identifiesinconsistencies and/or errors in relevant documentation. Independently correctserrors or omissions in relevant documentation. Responsible for timelycorrection.

  • Leads creation of new Job Plans and/or Data Sheets. Identifiesopportunities to improve the way we work.

  • Wears appropriate PPE. Completes required EH & S training ontime. Identifies and submits "Safety Opportunities" and"Near-Misses". Promotes a safety culture in the workplace bysupporting safety related programs (e.g., actively participating in JSAs).Educates peers on existing hazards in the work area.

  • Leads safety-related teams (e.g., being an EH&S ActivityCoordinator, leading JSAs, etc.). Ensures that peers submit “SafetyOpportunities” and “Near-Misses” when observed.

  • Completes training on time. Trained as a certified trainer.Coordinates training for new and existing employees. Provides both positive andconstructive development feedback to trainee, managers and group leadership.Actively seeks out continuous learning opportunities and trainings.

Position will be hired based on level of experience.

  • HVAC & facility knowledge highlypreferred

  • HS Diploma with 15+ yrs experience [or]

  • Relevant Certificate with 7+ yrs experience[or]

  • Associates technical degree with 5+ yrsexperience [or]

  • BS in Engineering, with 3+ yrs experience

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Additional Information

  • Travel: No

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time