Manufacturing Operator, Packaging (Day Shift, 6:30a - 7:00p, rotating weekends)



tipp city, oh, usa
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Manufacturing Operator, Packaging (Day Shift, 6:30a - 7:00p, rotating weekends)

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

  • Start up and shutdown all equipment according to established procedures or specifications
  • Perform minor to major clearing of jams and downtime issues on the line
  • Reports any abnormal equipment function or product problems to the Supervisor
  • Safely operate of all equipment and promptly reports all incidents, injuries or safety hazards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area by utilizing all 5S cleaning and tools necessary to keep the area clean and clear of debris, yet neat and organized
  • Maintain accurate and legible records such as Production Counts, Material Usage/Losses and properly document information on Batch Work orders as per the company procedures
  • Adhere to the product isolation procedures, along with sampling and proper identification of product status
  • Maintain adequate supply of materials to the equipment in operation, and also monitor supply usage and correct releases
  • Troubleshoots and make the necessary adjustments as required to maintain quality performance
  • Ensure both products and materials are of proper identification, correct codes and expiration dates
  • Complete inspection of products and materials to ensure acceptable visual and physical appearance
  • This position is accountable for all rules and regulations applicable to the manufacture of both pediatric and nutritional products.
  • This position is accountable for complying with applicable FDA, GMP, OSHA and Abbott regulations, policies, procedures or guidelines

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

Pay and Shift

The hourly pay for this position is $21.00/hour. This is a day shift position (6:30am - 7:00pm EST) on the 1B crew with a 12-hour rotational shift schedule.



WORK: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 6:30PM - 7:00AM EST.

DAYS OFF: Wednesday AND Thursday.


WORK: Wednesday & Thursday: 6:30PM - 7:00AM EST.

DAYS OFF: Monday, Tuesday AND Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate pertinent line information to both production and support group personnel
  • Ability to read and follow work order documents
  • Troubleshoot equipment breakdowns
  • Should possess a good mechanical aptitude and solid problem-solving skills
  • Perform job tasks at different work times, on different work schedules and also in other departments dependent upon business needs. The operator will be required to work overtime as needed, and to provide line coverage during vacations, roving holidays and sick time to support their natural work team.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a plant production environment (preferably within drug, food or beverage manufacturing)

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 (

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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.

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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.