Abbott Sr. Process Operator - 3rd Shift (Hours 2328–0746) - Sturgis, MI Plant in Sturgis, Michigan

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. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.


Position Summary

Perform the general activities pertinent to the department by having a working knowledge of equipment and procedures pertaining to the processing function assigned. A processing operator must adhere to all General Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and regulatory standards, follow detailed work order instructions, and be capable of performing the duties of either “A” or “B” rotation processing functions.

Main Responsibilities

Blend system/triblender.

Operation and Clean In Place (CIP) HTST/UHT systems.

LCP operation and CIP Department/inner-department.

CIP operation and responsibilities.

Material Inventory Tracking System (MITS) system operation.

Preventative Maintenance (PM) responsibilities.


Milk/Oil Receiving.

CIP Operations.

Ingredient Weighing/additions A rotation.

forklift operation.

Casein/PIW System.

Slurry Room Operations.



Dry blending.


Contribute to the overall effectiveness of the plant operations by producing high quality products in a timely manner for various filling/packaging lines.

The department will accomplish this objective in accordance with GMP, SMP and safety requirements with minimum product/ingredient loss through efficient use and maximum utilization of manpower assigned.

The position requires a high degree of attention to detail and an ability to think critically.


High School Diploma/GED Examples of Problem Solving or Decision Making CIP problem - product residue noted on post CIP inspection. Investigate degree of residue and probable cause. Decide if equipment can be satisfactorily hand cleaned, pressure cleaned or CIP’d again. Notify supervisor and proceed. Other (quality issues, procedural issues, etc.) Employee needs to have basic understanding of tools and have a basic mechanical aptitude. Processing mission is to produce products for all filling lines. Processing will process batches according to schedule requirements, equipment capacity, ingredient availability, etc.




ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain


United States > Sturgis : Building 1C









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

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