Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Plymouth


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.     


We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Lead, Warehousing & Inventory to provide guidance and work leveling for a team of indirect employees. This position is a functional role that includes oversight and guidance to the indirect employees for this group. This position is responsible for ensuring all employees in this group remain on task and are following their processes at all times. This position may also include responsibility for Shipping & Receiving as applicable.


- Ensure staff are level loaded throughout the shift for area of responsibility
- Primary contact point for other functional roles and leaders
- Troubleshoot issues as they arise during shift
- Assist management in staff assessments, assignments, team training, and projects
- Assist management in developing improvement strategies and execution plans
- Support team empowerment and lead by example
- Work with team to complete shop floor execution tasks if applicable
- Perform Material Movements both physically and systematically
- Generate Work Orders from an ERP system
- Perform Work Order Receipts in ERP system
- Perform cycle counting
- Process stock transfers and material requests as required
- Other tasks as assigned
- Work with team to complete Shipping & Receiving execution tasks if applicable
- Assure timely receipt and shipment of products, including international and DG
- Cross functional communication with Regulatory, Customer Service, Purchasing, Planning, and others as required
- Timely returns processing if applicable
- Maintain a neat and safe work environment
- Lead coordination efforts and flow of product through manufacturing, assembly, or distribution as required
- Operate material handling equipment
- Including potential use of forklifts or other equipment with appropriate training and/or certification
- Some areas will require the handling of chemicals with proper training and PPE
- Must work over time as required for business needs
- Support all initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
- Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
- Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
- Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned

Your experience(s), education and knowledge:

- High School Graduate
- 2+ years’ college preferred
- 4+ years’ experience in related disciplines required
- General proficiencies in Microsoft Office (required) and SAP (preferred)
- A wide and comprehensive understanding of the general and specific aspects of the position, and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered required
- Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
- Your preferred qualifications and education:
- Inventory control
- Cycle count
- Team lead
- Problem solver
- Time management


JOB FAMILY:Supply Chain     

DIVISION:CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure        

LOCATION:United States Minnesota Plymouth : 5050 Nathan Lane N     


WORK SHIFT:Standard     



SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES: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.     

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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.

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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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