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Forklift / Switch Truck Operator (Utility) - 2nd Shift

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Altavista
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.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 Warehouse Forklift Utility. 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

  • Receiving Operations: Create very accurate & legible documentation, perform data entry accurately, maintain all applicable databases with needed information, and efficiently process inbound pallets through the proper process
  • Loading, Unloading, Casepicking, Barcoding and Palletizer Operations: Perform all tasks safely, assure accurate documentation, follow all process procedures / guidelines, assure trailers are loaded to meet weight requirements, and perform all tasks in an efficient & effective manner. This includes safely operating the palletizer equipment and shuttle wagon/switcher to meet business needs
  • Shipping/Receiving Office Functions: Assure all documentation is accurate, address people in a professional manner, assure all databases are accurately maintained with timely entries, assure BOL's are signed/dated by Common Carrier Driver and the Clerk during the shift
  • Store, pick or assemble raw materials in the warehouse, verifying the commodity number, quantity, release status, and lot number. - Check materials against packaging lists, invoices, freight bills or other pertinent documentation to assure conformity and accuracy
  • Clean up finished goods warehouse areas
  • All other tasks as assigned by management to meet the needs of the business EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING Required
    • High School Diploma/GED.
    • Valid CDL license or be able to obtain a CDL license within 6 months 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 communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: - 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 , on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Roanoke , Forklift / Switch Truck Operator (Utility) - 2nd Shift, Professions , Altavista, Virginia

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