Receiving Shipping Servicer

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Our location in North Chicago, (Lake County, IL) currently has an opportunity for a Receiving Shipping Servicer on the day shift.


  • Under direct supervision, this new team member will follow established procedures and guidelines to receive, handle, store, record, and dispatch goods in a store or warehouse.
  • Receive incoming goods, check for damage and for discrepancies between goods and invoices.
  • Pick order, pack, receive, and dispatch outgoing goods according to written or verbal requests or orders.
  • Ensure proper routing of materials is maintained while transporting the materials between departments.
  • Enter data into a database or other computerized system to maintain up-to-date stock and inventory records.
  • Retrieve stored information to respond to inquiries (for example on stock transfer, inventory levels or delivery schedules).
  • Perform other routine clerical activities according to the organization's established procedures.
  • These activities may include updating stock cards and inventory records, and completing receipt, transfer, delivery, and dispatch forms.


  • High School degree or GED

  • Incumbent must be able to perform basic math; read; understand and make decisions based upon written operating procedures
  • Must have good hand eye coordination and general math and reasoning skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge for data input and making decisions related to inventory part, lot, and quantity.
  • Previous forklift experience and the ability to meet Abbott requirements for obtaining forklift certification.
  • Experience working in a dynamic environment with frequent changes to priorities.
  • Past experience with warehouse management systems.
  • Forklift Certification
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary
  • Ability to work in cold storage/freezer at -20˚ C or colder
  • Ability to work in cooler at 2˚ C to 8˚ C
  • Ability to work at heights up to 40 feet
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Multitasks, prioritizes, and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • 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
  • Pension Plan
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

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