Material Handler, 2nd Shift
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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.
**Please Note: This is the 2nd shift position. Work schedule:
Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Possible Saturday
**ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS:**
The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast,
accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic
tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and
transform the way the world is managing health.
Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations
- with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and
informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers,
emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.
Our location in **Irving, TX** , currently has an opportunity for
**Material Handler, 2nd Shift.** This position is a
mission-critical, **newly-created, full-time position** **with**
**Employee Benefits** (see bottom).
Compensation package includes:
+ Competitive regular hourly salary
+ Overtime pay
+ 2nd shift differential pay
+ Annual Cash Profit Sharing Bonus
**WHAT YOU'LL DO**
Working under general supervision, this role is actively involved
in material movements in a warehouse environment. Duties may
include loading trailers, unloading trailers, processing receiving
and put away, cycle counting, de-crating, picking KTE carts, and
may use material handling equipment such as forklifts and stretch
+ Understands material movement/inventory levels and completes
timely processing of assigned tasks.
+ Performs material movements both physically and systematically
conducted within a controlled environment where ESD controls may
+ Processes stock transfers, material requests and put-away. Loads
and/or unloads trucks as required.
+ May operate material handling equipment such as forklifts or
other equipment with appropriate training and/or certification.
+ May assist and train associates with on the job training.
+ Understands and uses the ERP system for material management
activity. Utilizes root cause analysis to research material
movement and resolve discrepancies.
+ Performs cycle counting
+ Participates in continuous improvement initiatives which include
warehouse material flow systems and procedures
+ Seeks efficiency in system and process gaps and elevates
awareness to management
+ Maintains positive and cooperative communications and
collaboration. Promotes a positive work environment.
+ Participate in on-the-job training for warehouse and
manufacturing processes, corporate policies, safety procedures,
GMP, ISO Standards as defined by supervisor.
+ Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOP's, equipment,
policies and procedures, including any department specific
requirements. Serves on safety, quality and other committees, if
+ Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies,
operating procedures, processes and task assignments.
**EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING**
+ High School Diploma/GED
+ Minimum 2 years of experience
+ Experience of material handling or prior warehouse experience
+ Forklift certification preferred
+ Seeks efficiency in systems/processes. Manages own time under
+ Strong verbal and written communications with ability to
effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
+ Knowledgeable in Microsoft office tools including Word, Excel,
PowerPoint and Outlook. Oracle experience preferred
+ Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
+ Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach within hands and
arm's length, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
+ Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
+ Ability to handle and lift up to 25lbs as needed for specific job
+ Able to work independently and collaboratively in a team
+ Needs to work well under pressure while maintaining a
**WHAT WE OFFER**
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
**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
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An Equal Opportunity Employer
Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with
To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email
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