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Job description:

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

Position Summary

The Ingredient Storage area is responsible for receiving, storing and staging all raw materials (bulk and non-bulk) for the Processing department. Responsible for assisting QA in sampling and releasing ingredients. Responsible for the use of a Personal Computer (PC) in order to receive and issue ingredients. The Ingredient Storage Material Handler is responsible for: Operating a forklift to unload, correctly store and stage materials/ingredients. Sampling and unloading liquids (hazardous and non-hazardous) from tankers. Assist QA with sampling and releasing ingredients. Adhere and perform all housekeeping and sanitation assignments guidelines and procedures as required, including safe operation of equipment. To perform and support other work related duties as assigned.

Some tasks (but not limited to) required in the Ingredient Storage Area:

1. Receive all raw materials in a timely manner

2. Ensure all supplier documentation is complete and correct

3. Accurately stages all raw materials needed for production

4. Accurately cycle counts all raw materials prior to unloading

5. Ensures all raw materials are staged correctly and timely for production

6. Ensures all transactions associated with returns to stock are accurate

7. Accurately completes Store Req's and InterPlant Transfers (IPT) generated by QA and or other customers

8. Accurately closes all Batch Records within the AMAPS/MITS Inventory System in a timely manner when production has been completed

9. Adhere to all Corporate and Division policies and SOP's

Main Responsibilities

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. · Accurately stages all raw materials needed for production · Accurately cycle counts all raw materials


Failure to effectively perform in this position could result in: production shutdowns and out of stock situations. Corporate, SQF and FDA violations and/or observations. Lost opportunities to manufacture products due to lack of raw materials.   


High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals · Forklift and/or Portable Handtruck Certification required

· Knowledgeable of inventory control system: i.e. MITS, AMAPS, and Microsoft Office

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Strong attention to detail and associated skills

· Strong analytical/problem solving skills

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Job Breakdown

Job ID: 30051481

Job Family: Supply Chain

Division: ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

Location: United States - Virginia - Altavista

Travel: No

Medical Surveillance: No

Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day) Driving a personal auto or company car or truck, or a powered piece of material handling equipment Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis

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