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Warehouse Worker Job at Abbott Laboratories – 4.0 in Portsmouth, VA

Job Description

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries


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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

About Abbott

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Portsmouth, VA currently has an opportunity for a Warehouse Worker. The Warehouse Worker position is within our Toxicology Division located in Portsmouth, VA at Instant Technologies. In this role, you would be responsible for accurate processing of customer shipments at Alere Toxicology PRT warehouse. The main objective is to pay attention to detail and ensure freight charges are correct. In addition, you will ensure that all outbound cartons are placed on the correct truck and communicate to appropriate personnel when product needs to be placed on backorder status.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Reads picking sheets prior to handling/ship processing cartons

Process customer packages by utilizing Sage ERP & Starship software.

Meets department goals for zero truck loading errors.

Apply the correct ship method label to the proper customer shipment

Assists team members in picking, staging, loading, unloading, rotation and storage of product.

Maintains cleanliness of the warehouse by sweeping floor, wiping up spills, and keeping product organized.

Follows and abides by all company safety rules.

Prepare customer packing list

Must utilize company issued stamp at the conclusion of the shipping process

Ensure all notes on the picking sheet are read and understood (3rd party, collect account #’s)

Helps prepare for end of year physical inventory

Records all damage per Company policy and handles damage/dents as they happen.

Insures proper handling of all picking sheet are placed on the correct carton(s)

Ensures proper floor space is kept clean while picking

Must be detailed oriented

Perform 3rd party billing transactions and ship address changes

File customer invoices for billing purposes

Execute shipment quotes for the sales team

Ability to read and understand Federal Express and United Parcel Service transit time maps

Knowledge of international shipment process

Ability to train and execute international shipment documentation (CI,SLI,SED)

Ability to schedule LTL shipments via telephone or internet

Effective communicator

Process small package and large package shipments

Conducts daily housekeeping assignments as directed by warehouse management staff.

Seeks out inefficiencies in warehouse operations and make recommendations.

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

Requires High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred

Basic math skills to count product

Ability to read product labels and picking sheets

Ability to follow work instructions

Forklift certification, or ability to become certified (company provided).

Ability to communicate discrepancies to warehouse supervisor.

Must be able to operate rolling pushcart, electric forklift and manual pallet jack

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

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

Paid time off

401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

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: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

About Company

Company: Abbott Laboratories – 4.0

Company Location:  Portsmouth, VA

About Abbott Laboratories - 4.0