Coordinator, Production Cleaning (3rd Shift) - Sturgis, MI Plant



Sturgis, MI, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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Job Title: Production Cleaning Coordinator (3rd Shift)

Pay and Shift

This role receives a 5% shift differential in addition to the base pay. The 3rd shift hours are 11:30pm-8:00am.

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 Sturgis, MI 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.

For over 70 years, Abbott’s Sturgis, Mich., has been impacting its community while producing products that provide essential nutrition to millions of families around the world. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family that is dedicated to making a difference and helping others.

What You’ll Work On

  • This individual will be responsible for providing support and / or oversight in the Sanitation department in relation to day-to-day responsibilities, troubleshooting, root cause / corrective action investigations and process improvements.
  • Adhere to all safety and GMP guidelines and assure adherence of third-party vendors.
  • Perform activities as assigned by management. Provide feedback to the supervisor/manager regarding on-the-job performance issues of sanitation team.
  • Support and assist in the completion of appropriate training.
  • Submit, track and monitor execution of work orders, PM’s, and repairs.
  • The Sanitation department is responsible for maintaining a high level of housekeeping and sanitation for the plant common areas as designated by area ownership.
  • Responsibilities also includes monitoring inventory of cleaning and gowning items for plant use.
  • Coordinate daily and weekly activities with sanitation team to ensure efficient operations.
  • Order supplies and resolve issues with materials or service.
  • Coordinate with other departments at the site to ensure sanitation levels are maintained and there is no impact to operations.
  • Prioritize daily tasks for the sanitation team.
  • Assist and perform training as needed.
  • Monitor work performance of all cleaning routes to assure proper cleanliness and GMP readiness are met.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems and coordinate repair and maintenance. · Meet with the vendors on a weekly basis to order supplies and discuss problems.

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

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Follows all GMPs, Food Safety, and EHS SOPs per assignments.
  • Properly, accurately and legibly complete required document documentation.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work with extended periods of standing, walking, bending, twisting, and lifting in safe manner.
  • Able to lift-up to 50lbs and push and/or pull up to 100 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Sanitation experience in a food manufacturing environment is preferred.

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 $18.25 – $36.45 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.