Material Handler – First Shift


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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

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 company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

Our location in Irving, TX, currently has an opportunity for Material Handler. Working under general supervision, this role is actively involved in material movements in a warehouse environment. Duties may include loading trailers, unloading trailers, processing receiving and put away, cycle counting, de-crating, picking KTE carts, and may use material handling equipment such as forklifts and stretch wrappers.

What You’ll Work On

  • Understands material movement/inventory levels and completes timely processing of assigned tasks.
  • Performs material movements both physically and systematically conducted within a controlled environment where ESD controls may exist.
  • Processes stock transfers, material requests and put-away. Loads and/or unloads trucks as required.
  • May operate material handling equipment such as forklifts or other equipment with appropriate training and/or certification.
  • May assist and train associates with on the job training.
  • Understands and uses the ERP system for material management activity. Utilizes root cause analysis to research material movement and resolve discrepancies.
  • Performs cycle counting
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives which include warehouse material flow systems and procedures
  • Seeks efficiency in system and process gaps and elevates awareness to management
  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration. Promotes a positive work environment.
  • Participate in on-the-job training for warehouse and manufacturing processes, corporate policies, safety procedures, GMP, ISO Standards as defined by supervisor.
  • Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOP’s, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department specific requirements. Serves on safety, quality and other committees, if applicable.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes and task assignments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • 2 years’ experience of material handling or prior warehouse experience preferred
  • Forklift certification preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Seeks efficiency in systems/processes. Manages own time under general supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Oracle experience preferred
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach within hands and arm’s length, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to handle and lift up to 25lbs as needed for specific job functions
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively in a team
  • Needs to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor


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
  • Pension Plan
  • 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:

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.

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The salary for this role is between:

Supply Chain

IACC Immunoassay and Clinical Chemistry

United States > Irving : LC-8





Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis, Work requiring repeated bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling

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