Abbott Processing Operator (3rd Shift 11 Sun.-Thurs.pm-7:30 am) in Columbus, Ohio

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.

Job Description

Position Summary

The Processing Department manufactures various products as called for by the Division Production Schedule on a timely basis and in a safe manner. These products must meet specifications as stated in the work order.

Main Responsibilities

Operator Completes on the job training with a certified processing trainer.

Trainer signs off on all OJTs within 24 months. (Training extensions granted by Department Management).

Operator is capable of performing core job responsibilities (CJRs) with a trainer, once signed off on tasks should be able to operate with minimal supervision.

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.

Demonstrate accountability and responsibility for EHS performance, compliance through active participation and support of Abbott's EHS program Perform other work related duties as assigned.

Accountability

This position is accountable for accurately following all procedures relating to the manufacture of products in the Columbus Plant.

Failure to follow all procedures could result in batch loss due to wrong ingredients, incorrect temperatures or being held too long, ingredient mislabel, wrong amount added or not added at all, expired ingredients added, lost product, downtime, and re-blends.

Accountable for the safety of self and other employees while operating equipment.

This position is accountable for complying with applicable FDA (GMP), USDA, OSHA and Abbott regulations, policies, procedures or guidelines.

Qualifications

High school diploma/GED required. Bachelor's Degree in Technical field preferred. Experience in a plant production environment (preferably within drug, food or beverage manufacturing). Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula, adult nutrition, and performance nutrition. Knowledge of food processing techniques and documentation requirements. Ability to read and follow work order documents, troubleshoot equipment breakdowns and operate powered industrial vehicles. Should possess a good mechanical aptitude and solid problem-solving skills.

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