Material Control / Forklift Operator ($20/hr - 3rd Shift 10:30PM to 7:00AM EST - Rotating Schedule)

in Tipp City, OH

Material Control / Forklift Operator ($20/hr - 3rd Shift 10:30PM to 7:00AM EST - Rotating Schedule) Job

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  • Job Location

    Tipp City, OH, US

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    Full time

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  • Schedule

    40 hours per week


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.

With state-of-the-art equipment and advanced automation, Abbott’s Tipp City, Ohio, facility was named Food Engineering Magazine’s “2017 Plant of the Year.” Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 275 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 – 120 hours accrued vacation (1st year is prorated) + vacation buy program + 24 personal hours + 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:


The Forklift Operator ($20/hr., 1st Shift; 6:30am to 3:00pm - Rotating Schedule) receives, stores, picks and dispenses raw materials and/or finished products.  Coordinates timely accurate flow of materials from warehouse inventory to work-in-process/production areas.  Coordinates timely accurate flow of finished products to support shipments to customers and other destinations.  Responsible for loading and unloading of material with the use of a forklift.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system

  • Via use of Cambar radio frequency inventory system, the employee stores, picks or assembles finished product for shipment

  • Understands and properly utilizes ship orders and associated warehouse paperwork and RF terminals for shipping/receiving finished product

  • Maintains proper FIFO flow of finished products (may include operation of a forklift truck with a push-pull attachment)

  • Stores, picks or assembles raw materials in the warehouse, verifying the commodity number, quantity, release status and lot number

  • Checks materials against packaging lists, invoices, freight bills or other pertinent documentation to assure conformity and accuracy

  • Delivers materials to production lines in a timely manner, maintains proper FIFO flow of raw materials and utilizes knowledge of both raw materials and finished product nomenclature

  • Cleans up both raw material and finished goods warehouse areas

  • Stages labels in mobile security carts for production lines

  • Understands and completes label control portion of work order

  • Maintains accurate records and reconciles inventory errors

  • Accountable for personal safety and adhering to the safety guidelines. Must communicate safety and GMP concerns to Plant Material Control/Columbus Distribution Center leadership & follow up to assure the concerns are addressed

  • Must supply materials to lines or move product to and from dock areas to maintain efficient shipping and receiving operations

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


The hourly pay for this position is $20.00/hour plus a 5% shift differential . Hours for this role are 10:30PM to 7:00AM EST and will work 5 days per week on a 6-week rotating schedule.


  • High school diploma/GED

  • Must have experience with sit down forklifts

  • Must be able to lift and maneuver objects of considerable weight (50 lbs.)


  • Completion of technical college computer operations courses

  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals

  • Ability to make decisions based on awareness of area operations

  • Ability to deal with people under high pressure and in a constantly changing environment

  • Good written/verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and analytical troubleshooting skills

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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:

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.

Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

The base pay for this position is $14.67 – $29.33 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • warehouse management
  • production lines
  • ppo
  • label control
  • material control
  • forklift
  • ged
  • safety guidelines
  • lot number verification
  • gmp
  • radio frequency
  • regulatory standards
  • staging labels
  • product nomenclature
  • quality system
  • fifo
  • changing environment
  • ability to make decisions
  • interpersonal skills
  • documentation
  • radio frequency inventory system
  • usda
  • raw materials assembling
  • fda
  • and rf terminals
  • inventory system
  • inventory errors


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Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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