Abbott Palletizer Operator - Sturgis, MI Plant (3rd Shift) in Sturgis, Michigan

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.

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for operating the finished goods palletizer and the equipment associated with it

  • Responsibilities include the control of quality and simple machine adjustments where applicable

  • Will clean palletizer and associated equipment, including conveyor lines and overhead nets through the warehouse

  • Provides accurate accounting of finished product processed through the palletizer

  • Responsible for performing GMP -Pull Case conveyor Daily Area Checklist

  • Responsible for putting away palletized product in the warehouse

Main Responsibilities:

  • Operates the finished goods palletizer, the slip sheet dispenser, the pallet loader and the stretch wrapper and performs minor adjustments to the equipment

  • Required to be able to set-up and load the associated equipment

  • Accurately inputs batch information into Cambar, affixes tags to designated pallets of manufactured goods and maintains inventory count records

  • Enters the batch count into the Cambar system assuring accuracy for product trace ability and audits

  • Verifies batch quantity between Cambar System and computerized warehouse systems; troubleshoots any discrepancy

  • Running queries, verifying counts and RECO problems

  • Operates forklift truck in performance of duties (requires obtaining a forklift license and completion of daily equipment inspection)

  • Complies with all pertinent cGMP and SMP requirements

  • Work over time to support production

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required or technical college computer operations courses

  • Being mechanically adept with a good mathematical background is highly desirable

  • The individual must be self-motivated and possess the ability to perform with minimum supervision

  • Must be adept at dealing with people under high pressure and in a constantly changing environment

  • Forklift operation including high stacking of finished product

  • Palletizer operation including conveyors, slip-sheet dispensers and pallet dispensers

  • Stretch wrapper operation

  • Mainframe navigation and data entry in AMAPS

  • Verbal instructions, reading & writing, following simple written directions, adding, subtracting, multiplying, decimals, dividing, fractions and reading gauges/instruments

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com