Abbott Operator Warehouse Control Hi Rise (1st Shift/Day Shift) - Columbus, OH in Columbus, Ohio
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
- Primary FunctionThe Warehouse Control Operator is responsible for leadership in planning, organizing and directing all efforts to assure the RWMS (Ross Warehouse Management System) and associated equipment are operational at all times and performing as specified to ensure that the plant finished goods inventory is accurate.The primary mission of this position is to coordinate all aspects of the systems and include training, operations, validations/certification of the system, and subsequent changes to the system.This person will be a liaison between Division and all other plant areas to coordinate systems project upkeep and trouble shooting.Main ResponsibilitiesResponsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.Maintains accurate inventory which is valued at over $50MM.Coordinates on time shipping of Cambar orders for approximately 35 truckloads per day at approximately $150,000 of value per load to assure that customer orders are met on time.Acts as the plant liaison for all communications on the Material Control systems. Retrieve and disseminate information between all plant areas and Division.Keeps personal knowledge base of the Material Control systems current at all times.Investigates and assists with the fix for computer system and radio frequency problems with the bar code readers.Writes queries for special needs and request from user area. Helps prepare and assist with user training for the systems. Verifies information between HK and Cambar. Troubleshoots inventory discrepancies through HK and Cambar.Assists with validation/VCR (Validation Change Request) details to assure computer system is properly validated and remains validated with any changes made.Assists with other Material Control projects as determined necessary by department management.Investigates and communicate software issues to Cambar Coordinator, Division MIS, plant MIS, and software vendors.Accountability / Scope / BudgetCertain errors could shut down the shipping function of the Distribution Center or in shipment of unreleased product.This position is accountable for ensuring compliance with applicable FDA (GMP), USDA, OSHA and Abbott/Nutrition regulations, policies, procedures or guidelines.Minimum Education & ExperienceHigh school diploma/GED required. Associates degree in business/technical field or equivalent education and experience preferred.Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals.Knowledge of finished goods inventory transactions and the RWMS (Ross Warehouse Management System). Must also have knowledge of material moves, adjustments, and how it affects inventory accuracy. Must have a working business knowledge of QA, inventory transactions, Logistics, and Material Control. Must have good analytical troubleshooting skills and prioritization skills.Very limited supervision is required. The incumbent must be able to trouble shoot problems with the system and understand enough to install fixes to the problem without needing direct supervision.Contact is made with Division Logistics, Division Customer Services, Division and Plant MIS, Inventory Accounting, Plant Logistics, Cambar (the software supplier) and other areas as needed to administer system upkeep. Therefore, excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
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