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Assistant Chemist, Incoming Lab (2nd Shift) - Sturgis, MI Plant

  • Sturgis, USA
  • Personal services

Job description

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business 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.

For over 70 years, Abbott’s Sturgis, Mich. , has been impacting its community while producing products that provide essential nutrition to millions of families around the world. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family that is dedicated to making a difference and helping others.


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

·  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
·  Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
·  Vacation – 3 weeks of accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
·  Company Paid Pension Plan
·  401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
·  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.
·  A stable company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities


This position is an entry level training position leading to Chemist II level.  Responsible for sampling and testing ingredients and packaging materials as prescribed in the various quality procedures and assuring specifications and quality guidelines are met.  The incumbent is responsible for producing the highest quality results while operating within the constraints of the manufacturing schedule and safety guidelines.  The incumbent is responsible for developing positive relations with other individuals within the department and outside of the department in other plant disciplines.

·  Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. 
·  Responsible for properly sampling, testing and release of ingredients and packaging materials. 
·  Responsible for analytical analysis of the ingredients and physical evaluation of the packaging materials as defined by testing procedures. 
·  The incumbent is responsible for assuring all work in their work area is completed in timely manner and coordinating their workload. 
·  Minor troubleshooting of equipment with some assistance from incoming chemist III and supervison.  
·  The incumbent will recognize and report method procedure problems, out of specification conditions or other anomalies to brought tot the attention of supervison. 
·  Responsible for maintaining test equipment and work areas.  Responsible for input of quality data into quality/inventory computer systems.

You’ll be accountable for meeting our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures.



·  High school diploma/ GED plus 1 year of college chemistry with appropriate labs and 1 year of college math (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus), plus 2 years of related analytical work


·  Technical Associates Degree plus 1 year of college chemistry with appropriate labs and 1 year of college mathematics (algebra, geometry, trigonometry or calculus) plus 2 years of related analytical work    


·   B. S. or B.A. Degree with at least a physical science minor, plus 2 years of related analytical work.

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

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 and Military/Veteran friendly Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is
$18.25 – $36.45/hour

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Operations Quality



ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain



United States > Sturgis : Building 01A














Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday), Work in noisy environment

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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