Abbott Team Leader in Roseville, Minnesota

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.

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Team Leader. Ensure staffing levels are adequate throughout the functional areas of Distribution Center (DC) operations, troubleshoot problems as they arise, train staff members, assist in staff assessment, and help ensure all business objectives are met.

Impact this role will have:

  • Ensure staff are level loaded throughout the shift for area of responsibility

  • Primary contact point for other functional roles and leaders

  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise during shift

  • Assist management in staff assessments, assignments, team training, and projects

  • Assist management in developing improvement strategies and execution plans

  • Support team empowerment and lead by example

  • Work with team to complete shop floor execution tasks if applicable

  • Perform Material Movements both physically and systematically

  • Perform cycle counting

  • Process stock transfers and material requests as required

  • Other tasks as assigned

  • Work with team to complete Shipping & Receiving execution tasks if applicable

  • Assure timely receipt and shipment of products, including international and domestic

  • Cross functional communication with Regulatory, Customer Service, Purchasing, Planning, and others as required

  • Timely returns processing if applicable

  • Other tasks as assigned

  • Maintain a neat and safe work environment

  • Lead coordination efforts and flow of product through distribution center as required

  • Operate material handling equipment

  • Including potential use of forklifts or other equipment with appropriate training and/or certification

Your experience(s), education and knowledge:

  • High School Graduate

  • 5+ years’ experience in related disciplines required

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate respectfully and effectively to various people at various levels of the organization

  • Able to work on/perform daily tasks with limited or no supervision

  • Ability to establish priorities, problem solve, and work independently without supervision.

  • Ability to train other staff members and work well with other employees.

  • Good knowledge of the Shipping and Receiving procedures

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • 2+ years college preferred

  • General proficiencies in Microsoft Office (required) and SAP (preferred)

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