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Packaging Operator - 3rd Shift

Company: Abbott
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Abbott's Nutrition Division 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 -, Glucerna - and ZonePerfect - - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our plant in Fairfield, California, currently has an opportunity for a Packaging Operator - 3rd Shift (10:00PM - 6:30AM PST, Mondays - Fridays + Occasional Saturdays as needed). This location is Abbott's only manufacturing plant that makes its Zone Perfect and Glucerna nutrition bars, with 180 million bars produced annually. Working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 210 that works together to help nourish the world.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Fast paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • 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 plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs, Medical Benefits start Day 1
  • Vacation - 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st year is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Company Paid Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
  • 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 company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

    Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com


    The Packaging Operator (3rd Shift) wraps, packages and labels finished product by performing the following duties. This position will work on-site at our Fairfield, California manufacturing plant.

    • Safety operation of production equipment related to filling, processing and sterilizing equipment and sampling responsibilities.
    • Monitors charts and performs tests to assure sterility.
    • Responsible for the accurate completion of the work order and other documentation.
    • Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean working environment.
    • Effectively communicates within the department and plant with all levels of employees.
    • Responsible for maintaining and replenishing production materials.
    • Completes general housekeeping and sanitation tasks.
    • You'll be accountable for meeting our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures.

      PAY & SHIFT:
      • The hourly pay for this position is $23.00/hour USD
      • This is a 3rd Shift position (10:00PM - 6:30AM PST, Mondays - Fridays + Occasional Saturdays as needed)

        • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
        • Able to lift and maneuver objects of up to 15-20 lbs.

          • One year or more of production experience within a food manufacturing environment
          • Experience operating a forklift is preferred but not required
          • Able to work effectively within a team environment, possess excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
          • Understanding of workplace safety and compliance with Food safety guidelines
          • Effective written and verbal communication skills
          • Able to understand, apply, and evaluate basic mathematics

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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 Employer, committed to employee diversity and a Military/Veteran Friendly employer.

            The salary for this role is between:
            $15 - $29

            JOB FAMILY:

            ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

            United States > Fairfield : 2302 Courage Drive


            WORK SHIFT:

            Not specified

            Not Applicable

            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), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day), Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment, Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday), Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis

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

            EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

            EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

Keywords: Abbott, Fairfield , Packaging Operator - 3rd Shift , Other , Fairfield, California

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