ForkLift Operator Warehouse - Sturgis, MI (3rd shift)

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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 109,000 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, Mich., 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:
  • Material supply to production areas and related activities
  • Incoming material receipt and storage
  • GMP cleaning
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership


Major Responsibilities:
  • Supply materials in a timely manner to the customer
  • Assist in the unloading of various materials
  • Effectively utilize the MITS (Material Inventory Tracking System) to locate and deliver items based on FEFO (First Expiration, First Out)
  • Effectively utilize MITS to accurately scan materials when moved - materials are in the location they are scanned to
  • Must be able to read a production schedule and use to anticipate the needs of the customer
  • Drive a fork lift safely and effectively, moving a variety of load types, using various storage methods (stacking, drive-in racks, push back racks, etc) without damage to material or facility
  • Understand and adhere to all storage requirements including allergen, plastics, oils, etc.
  • Ability to work OT during the week and on weekends


WHAT YOU'LL BRING

High School Diploma/GED required

Background:
  • Prior fork lift experience or the ability to quickly learn the skill
  • Work in a fast-paced production environment ideal
  • Good communication skills
  • Safety a priority
  • Understanding of cGMP's (current good manufacturing practices)
  • Flexibility in thinking and duties
  • Ability to self-direct work
  • Ability to multi-task


Accountability/Scope/Budget:

Material Control is responsible for the total material function at the Sturgis plant including planning and procurement, receiving, storage of all inbound items and their movement through the plant; production line support; production scheduling andfinished product storage.

WHAT WE OFFER

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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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