Chemist - Analytical - Night Shift - Casa Grande, AZ



Casa Grande, AZ, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Analytical Chemist - Entry Level

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 Casa Grande, Arizona 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.

Casa Grande, Ariz., is one of Abbott’s leading nutrition manufacturing plants in the U.S., reflecting our commitment to innovation and excellence. But we’re more than just a company, we’re a family. Working here you’ll be part of a family that works together to make a difference and enhance the lives of millions worldwide.

What You’ll Work On

  • This position is responsible for performing assays in accordance with required methods.
  • Assure test results meet specification limits and that appropriate quality actions are taken to achieve acceptable product status.
  • Enter data into a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) as well as any other applicable systems or documented on appropriate forms.
  • Coordinate testing with processing stages and filing or drying requirements to ensure minimum downtime is occurred during processing, filling or drying operations.
  • Set batch yields, optimizations and releasing product to the filling or dryer production departments from the Processing department.
  • Conduct additional finished product testing including; line monitoring, dilution, carryover or any other required finished product testing.
  • Assists with investigations of testing issues as required under any testing policies.
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations. Reports incidents, near misses, and chemical spills in the proper manner to chemist acting as shift lead, front line leader, or manager. Wears all required personal protective equipment, participates in the Environmental Health and Safety Programs, and forwards any opportunities for improvement.

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


Night Shift – 5:30pm to 6:00am – rotating schedule, every other weekend off

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) plus 1 year of appropriate college science related studies and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, or calculus). or 2 years of laboratory experience, or 4 years’ experience in a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Science related bachelor’s degree with at least 1 year of appropriate college lab studies and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus)

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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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 and Military/Veteran friendly Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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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.