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Abbott Senior Material Handler in Des Plaines, Illinois

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

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.

Abbott Molecular Our Des Plaines, IL site has an opportunity for a Senior Material Handler, Who would provide Abbott Molecular employees and customers with timely, accurate and safe shipping & receiving services


Ships products and materials to customers.

Interfaces with freight carriers and resolves shipment problems.

Prepares Shippers Letter of Instructions (SLI's), Commercial Invoices and Pack Slips for use by Freight Forwarders for

International shipments.

Receives and processes incoming material in the ERP system.

Performs cycle counting, inventory transfers and product transfers between multiple Abbott sites.

Processes material released from Quarantine, working closely with QC/QA to ensure proper handling, segregation and control

of materials internally and throughout the supply chain.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Responsible for receiving and shipping of finished goods, raw materials and all shipping and receiving for employees.



A high school diploma or equivalent A minimum of five years materials handling experience in a related manufacturing


Knowledge of Domestic and International shipping regulations and documentation, logistic transportation

methods, material handling equipment, computer-based shipping and inventory systems and ISO guidelines.

Skills in hazardous material handling and shipping.

The ability to operate a lift truck, negotiate freight costs and terms, communicate with all levels of personnel, work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.


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: * at

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