Offers “Abbott”

days ago Abbott

Processing Operator - Altavista, VA Plant (2nd Shift)

  • Internship
  • Altavista (Campbell)

Job description

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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 Processing Operator . 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

·  Safe manufacturing of our industry-leading adult, pediatric and medical nutritional products
·  Weighing, handling and dispensing of ingredients
·  Receiving and unloading bulk ingredients and chemicals
·  Operating computer-controlled processing equipment
·  Completing workorder documentation
·  Performing quality checks
·  Cleaning equipment and production environment
·  Troubleshooting 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

Required

·  High school diploma or GED
·  Ability to lift 50 pounds regularly

Preferred

·  Forklift experience preferred

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.

     

JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

     

DIVISION:

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

        

LOCATION:

United States > Altavista : Building 1

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

     

TRAVEL:

No

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis

     
Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

     
EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

     
EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf