Receiving Coordinator

in Gretna, LA

Receiving Coordinator Job

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  • Job Location

    Gretna, LA, US

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    Full time

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  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry-leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

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:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with a high employer contribution
  • 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 the best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists. 

The Opportunity 

The position of Receiving Coordinator is within the Toxicology division located at Gretna, LA.  

In this role, the individual will be responsible for receiving incoming freight and inventory management of lab supplies.


Monday to Friday

8:00 am-4:30 pm

What You’ll Work On

  • Receive incoming freight, inspect for damage, and verify order completeness
  • Stocking and inventory management of supplies within site warehouses and lab
  • Maintain warehouse and ensure supplies are easily identifiable and retrievable
  • Reconcile packing slips according to company procedures
  • Transfer of supplies between the main warehouse and reserve warehouse location
  • Must comply with company policy regarding handling of supplies, chemicals, and reagents.

Required Qualifications

  • High school education or GED 
  • Valid LA driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to work in a self-directed capacity with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift and/or move 50 pounds routinely
  • Good communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Able to operate hydraulic hoist

* 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.

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The base pay for this position is $15.15 – $30.25 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • healthcare
  • packing
  • inventory management
  • inventory

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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