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Abbott Material Handler - NIGHTS (Contract Position) in Gurnee, 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

The position of Material Handler I is within our Infectious Disease Developed Markets business unit located at Gurnee, Illinois . In this role you will perform shipping and receiving duties for all department; responsible for helping always maintain inventories through spot checks and cycle counts. Please note that this is a temporary contract opportunity with Abbott and not a full-time role.


  • Provides materials to production work centers while ensuring adequate controls of inventory

  • Demonstrates solid understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Packs and ships customer orders

  • Receives and delivers inbound packages

  • Maintains inventory control of all stock locations

  • Fills material requisitions and delivers to appropriate department

  • Maintains cycle count program

  • Maintains accurate documentation for disposal of material

  • Responsible for cleanliness of warehouse and shipping areas

  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety guidelines


  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED), or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Ability to operate hand trucks

  • Knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 130 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, 107,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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