Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Casa Grande

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.     

JOB DESCRIPTION:The primary functions of this position are performance of analytical testing on raw ingredients, in-process and finished product, and plant utilities. This also includes testing for release of product to manufacturing for further processing, filling, and finishing.


MAJOR RESPONSBILITIES

Conducts in-process and finished product testing including: vitamin analysis, protein analysis, mineral analysis, total solids determination, Iodide and chloride testing, vitamin C testing, choline determination, fatty acid profiles by Gas Chromatography.
Performs Standardization for test and check can (preparation, sterilization and evaluation of test and check can), KOH, potassium citrate, citric acid and final water calculations and physical tests such as pH, viscosity, grain color, sensory evaluation.

Observes all safety rules and regulations. Reports incidents, near miss chemical spills in the proper manner to management.


EDUCATION

High school diploma (or equivalent) plus 1 year of college science and college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus), plus 2 years of related work or equivalent laboratory or plant experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in science or arts.


BACKGROUND

Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals.

Ability to follow verbal instructions, recognize signs, follow written directions, prepare simple reports, read and record gauge and display readings and use their knowledge of chemistry acquired through formal education with moderate assistance from supervisor.  Mathematics knowledge would include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, fractions, proportions, and basic keyboard skills, computer skills and statistical comprehension is desirable.  Physical requirements for lifting and pushing 20-25 lbs. in addition to normal laboratory work.
The ability to effectively communicate with other chemists, operators, and management with varying levels of education and experience.  Also recognizing the sometimes conflicting roles of manufacturing and quality assurance, and the ability to maintain clear priorities, and stay in compliance at all times.
This position requires a high level of flexibility, adaptability and personal accountability due to the type and timing of the work involved.


EDUCATION

High school diploma (or equivalent) plus 1 year of college chemistry with appropriate labs and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus), plus 6 years of related work or equivalent plant experience, with at least 3 years of laboratory experience at a Ross Products facility.

OR

Technical Associates Degree plus 1 year of college chemistry with appropriate labs and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus), plus 4 years of related work or equivalent plant experience, with at least 3 years of laboratory experience at a Abbott facility.

OR

B.S. or B.A. Degree with at least a physical science minor, with at least 2 years of laboratory experience at an Abbott facility.

     

JOB FAMILY:Operations Quality     

DIVISION:ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain        

LOCATION:United States Casa Grande : Plant     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:     

WORK SHIFT:Standard     

TRAVEL:No     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:No     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)     

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.     

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf     

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

About the company

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

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

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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