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Warehouse Operator - Altavista, VA Plant (Weekend Days)

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.
The Warehouse Operator receives, stores, picks, and dispenses raw materials and/or finished products.
Major responsibilities
+ Coordinates timely and accurate flow of materials from warehouse inventory to desired areas
+ Coordinates timely accurate flow of finished products to support shipments to customers and other destinations
+ Responsible for loading and unloading of material with the use of a forklift
+ Via use of Cambar radio frequency inventory system, the employee stores, picks, or assembles finished product for shipment
+ Understands and properly utilizes ship orders and associated warehouse paperwork and RF terminals for shipping/receiving finished product.
+ Maintains proper FIFO flow of finished products. Includes operation of a forklift truck with a push-pull attachment (reach forklift)
+ Stores, picks or assembles finished goods within the warehouse, verifying the item number, quantity, release status, and lot number. Checks materials against packaging lists, invoices, freight bills or other pertinent documentation to assure conformity and accuracy
+ Utilizes knowledge of finished product nomenclature and procedures
+ Maintains cleanliness of work area and of the finished goods warehouse
+ Maintains accurate records and reconciles inventory errors
+ All other tasks as assigned by management to meet the needs of the business
High School diploma or GED required
Skills and Experience
Previous Fork-Lift experience preferred
Accountability / Scope/Budget
+ Accountable for personal safety and adhering to the safety guidelines. Must communicate safety and GMP concerns to Altavista Distribution Center leadership & follow up to assure the concerns are addressed
+ Must supply materials to lines or move product to and from the dock areas to maintain efficient shipping and receiving operations
+ This position is accountable for complying with applicable FDA (GMP), USDA, OSHA and Abbott Nutritional Supply Chain regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines
+ Ability to make decisions based on awareness of area operations is necessary. Must be able to lift and maneuver objects of considerable weight (50 lbs.)
Shift Hours: Sat/Sun - 700-1930 and Mon/Tues 700-1530
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

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