Abbott Receiving/Shipping Warehouse Servicer in North Chicago, Illinois

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.


Primary Job Function:

The primary functions of this job include but are not limited to inspecting and receiving diagnostic products into various WMS (Warehouse Management System). Put away of diagnostic products into a designated location. Perform picking; order assembly; packaging and labeling of diagnostic products for shipment to affiliates and end customers. Utilization of fork lifts and various other material handling equipment to unload/load trailers and move product throughout the warehouse. Warehouse working conditions vary from -20C freezer; 2C to 8C cooler and 15C to 30C. High bay area requires stocking and picking in equipment that reaches 40' in height.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

1.Operation of fork lifts; which includes unloading and loading of trailers

  1. Inspect incoming product for damage and verify against the shipping manifest for accuracy

  2. Utilization of multiple computer systems to accurately process receipts; put away; picks; replenishment

  3. Elevate inventory discrepancies to inventory control or management for resolution

  4. Effectively work with QA organizations to disposition incoming product

  5. Packaging and labeling of customer orders which require heavy lifting and standing

Position Accountability / Scope:

Failure to properly receive and process orders could result in fines to the company; product loss; negative impact on compliance or regulatory status. Improperly processed orders could result in product shortages preventing customer or manufacturing orders from being fulfilled. Failure to perform systems transactions accurately could result in inventory discrepancies; inadequate tracing and destruction of product.

Minimum Education:

High School degree or GED. Incumbent must be able to perform basic math; read; understand and make decisions based upon written operating procedures

Minimum Experience / Training Required:

Must have good hand eye coordination and general math and reasoning skills. Basic computer knowledge for data input and making decisions related to inventory part, lot and quantity. Previous fork lift experience and the ability to meet Abbott requirements for obtaining fork lift certification. Experience working in a dynamic environment with frequent changes to priorities. Past experience with warehouse management systems.


Supply Chain


ADD Diagnostics


United States > North Chicago : K02 Floor-1









Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Exposure to temperatures below 60 degrees Fahrenheit/16 degrees Celsius or above 85 degrees Fahrenheit/28 degrees Celsius on a regular basis, Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis, Work requiring repeated bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling

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

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

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