Abbott Processing Operator I - Casa Grande, AZ Plant (Night Shift) in Casa Grande, Arizona

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Primary Function/Primary Goals/Objectives:

Responsible for the manufacturing of liquid pediatric and medical nutritional products. The job requires the lifting and physical handling of raw ingredients during the weighing, staging and manufacturing processes. The job also requires interaction with computer systems that are integrated into the manufacturing process, along with documentation of manufacturing steps in accordance with work order and job procedures. A processing operator must adhere to all GMP’s and regulatory standards, follow detailed work order instructions and be capable of performing the duties of either “A” or “B” rotation processing functions.

Major Responsibilities:

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

  • Preparation/operation/monitoring/documentation of bulk slurries for blending operations

  • Operation/monitoring/documentation of computer-controlled heat treatment processes

  • Operation/monitoring/documentation of computer-controlled blending processes

  • Weighing/documenting/staging, utilizing a computer-controlled weigh system of batch ingredients

  • Operation/monitoring/documentation of a computer-controlled clean-in-place (CIP) system utilized for manufacturing equipment (i.e. tanks, heat treatment system, etc.)

  • Perform/document product standardization operations (i.e. vitamins, flavors, oils)

  • Maintain area GMP compliance through routine cleaning of equipment and general area, adherence to work order and job procedures, and accurate documentation

  • Receipt and unloading of bulk raw ingredients and CIP chemicals

  • Perform other work related duties as assigned

Education:

High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Some college or vocational schooling preferred.

Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals

  • Prior food manufacturing or similar batch process with a heavy emphasis on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and computer-controlled systems preferred

  • Must possess good written, verbal, computer and mechanical skills, good interpersonal skills and be able to work safely in a team environment

  • Must have the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with the ability to comprehend quickly, utilizing good judgment and problem solving skills while maintaining product quality and area GMP at all times

Accountability/Scope/Budget:

Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the plant operations by producing high quality products in a timely manner for various filling/drying lines. The department will accomplish this objective in accordance with GMP, SMP and safety requirements with minimum product/ingredient loss through efficient use and maximum utilization of manpower assigned. The position requires a high degree of attention to detail and an ability to think critically.

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