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.
Our location in Altavista VA currently has an opportunity for a Production Specialist. This site is Abbott's largest Nutrition manufacturing plant in the world. But working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 650+ that works together to help nourish the world.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Safely operate both complex and standard high-speed production equipment that makes our industry-leading nutrition products
Maintain inventory of packaging materials
Complete workorder documentation
Perform quality checks
Clean equipment and the production environment
Troubleshoot equipment issues
You'll be accountable for meeting our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING
High school diploma or GED
6 months prior manufacturing experience
Good written/verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, analytical troubleshooting skills and the ability to multitask
Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals
Experience with tools and equipment related to the position or experience as a Sr. Production Equipment Operator is desired
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.
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