Packaging Operator - First Shift (6:00AM - 2:30PM, Mondays - Fridays, &Saturdays as needed)

Packaging Operator - First Shift (6:00AM - 2:30PM, Mondays - Fridays, &Saturdays as needed)

Abbott Laboratories | Santa Clara, CA, 95051, US
Salary Range:$38,000 – $44,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 5 days ago

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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.


Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people's health. We're always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Abbott's Nutrition Division develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our plant in Fairfield, California, currently has an opportunity for a Packaging Operator - First Shift (6:00AM - 2:30PM, Mondays - Fridays, and Occasional Saturdays as needed). This location is Abbott's only manufacturing plant that makes its Zone Perfect and Glucerna nutrition bars, with 180 million bars produced annually. Working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 210 that works together to help nourish the world.


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

* 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, Medical Benefits start Day 1

* Vacation - 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st year is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays

* Company Paid Pension Plan

* 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%

* 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 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:


The Packaging Operator (First Shift) wraps, packages and labels finished product by performing the following duties. This position will work on-site at our Fairfield, California manufacturing plant.

* Operate and sustain packaging equipment per specification

* Inspect finished product as it enters packaging area

* Perform packaging equipment configuration setting change

* Feed product to conveyors and/or other feeding devices, and unloads packaged product

* Inspect filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications

* Replenish packaging supplies and returns after completion of work order

* Rotate between positions within the bar packaging production lines

* Perform cleaning and sanitization or sterilization of parts and equipment used in manufacturing processes

* Perform other work-related duties as assigned


* The hourly pay for this position is $23.00/hour USD

* This is a First Shift position (6:00AM - 2:30PM, Mondays - Fridays, and Occasional Saturdays as needed)


* High School Diploma or GED

* Able to lift and maneuver objects of up to 15-20 lbs.


* Understanding of workplace safety and compliance with Food safety guidelines

* Effective written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to understand, apply, and evaluate basic mathematics

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity and a Military/Veteran Friendly employer.