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Abbott Material Handler II in San Diego, California

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Material Handler II

San Diego, CA

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 San Diego, CA currently has an opportunity for a Material Handler II within our Cardiometabolic & Informatics business unit. This role will be responsible for performing manual and clerical duties, which may utilize computers, in the movement of material…


  • Pulls material from warehouse stock using a pick list and possibly radio-frequency device (e.g., identifying the specific part number, lot number quantity and location of all material pulled).

  • Utilizes a bar code scanner to scan items for material airlock pick list.

  • Transports material (e.g., production and non-production materials) using a forklift, pallet jack, or truck to the designated location.

  • Responsible for the management / maintenance of specific materials assigned.

  • Participate and complete cycle count activities on a weekly basis.

  • Performs SAP transactions to clearly identify status of material.

  • Examines all packages visually at the time of delivery for any damage, and compares the identity and quantities listed on the packing slips, invoices and freight bills to the packages to ensure the information is accurate.

  • Lifts packages up to 50 lbs.

  • May participate in the training of new team members.

  • Provide customer service to a wide scope of customers (e.g.

  • Engineering, technicians, production, management).

  • Enters material information (e.g P.O. number) into business computer system and generate receipt travelers.

  • Assignments require some judgment, initiative, and creativity in trouble shooting.

  • (Planning/Organization) prioritize daily tasks to meet material kan-ban demands, and maintain a neat and orderly workplace.

  • (Decision Making/Impact) Solves a wide range of complex problems with assistance from lead or co-workers.

  • Accurate in counting /reconciling quantities.

  • Understands organizational structure and positions of key employees.

  • Limited supervision.

  • Receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new assignments



  • High School Diploma / GED or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Minimum 3 year of related work experience


  • Associates Degree (± 13 years) Or some college preferred.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel, and outlook)

  • Some experience with SAP inventory system

  • Will perform tasks in a quality system environment which can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations

  • A fork-lift license is required to perform warehouse duties when needed


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

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority

  • 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 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 a 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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com