Production Specialist, Packaging ($25.90/hr; 6:30a-7:00p, Rotating Weekends (1B Crew))

Abbott Nutrition

Tipp City, OH


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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Production Specialist, Packaging ($25.90/hr; 6:30a-7:00p, Rotating Weekends (1B Crew))

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and your family, be your true self, and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • 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 plan
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs, Medical Benefits start day 1
  • Vacation – 120 hours of accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Retiree Healthcare program
  • Robust 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A stable company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as the best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Tipp City, OH location in the Abbott Nutrition division. 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®, and Glucerna® – to help them get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest lives.

Tipp City, Ohio, is one of Abbott’s newest nutrition manufacturing facilities with technology that enhances production efficiency and product quality. Join us and you’ll be part of a family that’s dedicated to innovation and excellence and dedicated to nourishing millions of families around the world.

What You'll Work On

  • Safely operate the equipment located in your department
  • Become fully trained on all pieces of equipment in your department
  • Be responsible for troubleshooting equipment when issues arise prior to calling Maintenance
  • Safely, efficiently, and ergonomically use hand tools and power tools
  • Trained to have the ability to replace chains, sprockets, guides, bearings, and all other wear equipment as needed.
  • Become familiar with proper PM, inspection, and safety procedures.
  • Successfully perform all PM’s associated with the equipment in your area. Training will start with weekly PMs then move to Monthly, quarterly, and then annual.
  • Perform all necessary routine repairs, adjustments, set-up, and rebuilds on manufacturing equipment in the Packaging department: Depallatizer/Air Rinser / Palletizer, Bottle coders /Labelers, Hicone /Case packer / Case Coders, and Conveying systems
  • Maintain all assigned hand tools, equipment, Power tools, and shop equipment.
  • Maintain specified machines, failure to maintain will result in unnecessary downtime, replacement, or repair.
  • Adhere to training plan outlined by both Operations, Maintenance, and Technical Training. Training will include: operational training to be able to operate equipment, basic Equipment Maintenance training such as weekly and monthly PMs on equipment, basic Maintenance training such as basic measurements, tool basics, and basic mechanical systems through Edison’s Tooling University program

You’ll be accountable for meeting our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures.

Pay and Shift

The start rate for this position is $25.90. This position is on the 1B Crew (6:30AM - 7:00PM) on a 2-2-3, alternating weekend schedule.

Schedule Example

WEEK 1: Monday: 12 hours, Tuesday: 12 hours, Wednesday: OFF, Thursday: OFF, Friday: 12 hours, Saturday: 12 hours, & Sunday: 12 hours

WEEK 2: Monday: OFF, Tuesday: OFF, Wednesday: 12 hours, Thursday: 12 hours, Friday: OFF, Saturday: OFF, & Sunday: OFF

WEEK 3: Monday: 12 hours, Tuesday: 12 hours, Wednesday: OFF, Thursday: OFF, Friday: 12 hours, Saturday: 12 hours, & Sunday: 12 hours

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proven experience in operating packaging equipment
  • Basic troubleshooting skills
  • Willingness to learn and retain information provide through training

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a liquid manufacturing or packaging facility
  • Prior maintenance experience or advanced troubleshooting

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Pre-Employment Inquiries and Citizenship | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (eeoc.gov)

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity and Military/Veteran friendly Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is

$18.25 – $36.45/hour

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

JOB FAMILY:
Facilities & Maintenance

     

DIVISION:
ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

        

LOCATION:
United States > Tipp City : Main/Liquid Plant

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:
Standard

     

TRAVEL:
No

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:
Yes

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Awkward/forceful/repetitive (arms above shoulder, bent wrists), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time 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, Wear ear plugs, Work at heights, e.g. ladders, scaffolds, catwalks, etc., Work in noisy environment, Work requiring repeated bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling

     

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