Forklift, Material Control/Receiving - Sturgis, MI Plant (2Nd Shift)

Abbott Laboratories Kalamazoo , MI 49001

Posted 5 days ago

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 107,000 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.

Abbott's Sturgis, Michigan., location is an award-winning nutrition manufacturing plant, which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary as part of the community. Working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Must be able to use a forklift regularly and for prolonged periods to perform job

  • Must know duties of these positions - Receiving Clerk, Material Control Operator, General Stores, Label Hold Cage Coordinator and others so they can perform as needed

  • Operate floor scrubber

  • Timely and accurate paper and computer work, such as receiving clerk duties and others as assigned

  • Update and troubleshoot data in MITS system, such as bag movements, line supply locators, etc.

  • Process and receive FedEx and UPS (or other delivery services) shipments

  • Participate in cost reduction, process improvements and other job related activities necessary to maintain and improve department competitiveness in the industry

  • Switch trailers in the yard and between plant and off-site warehouses

  • Other duties as assigned by the manager, supervisor or crew leader

You'll also be accountable for providing excellent customer service to the production teams and meeting our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required

  • High School Diploma/GED

Preferred

  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritional products a plus but not required

  • Knowledge of warehouse operations and procedures a plus, but not required

  • Ability to use a computer to perform the job duties is required

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a CDL (commercial drivers license)

  • Must have ability to work in a high-pressure, fast paced and constantly changing customer service driven environment

  • Must be able to safely operate a forklift on a regular and prolonged basis during the performance of job duties

WHAT WE OFFER

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

  • Paid time off

  • 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: www.abbottbenefits.com

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

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