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Manufacturing Operator Dryer

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.

**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.

Our location in Casa Grande, Arizona currently has an opportunity for a Sanitation Manager. This site is one of six Abbott nutrition manufacturing plants in the U.S., with about half of its products exported around the world. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.

**What you will do as a Dryer Operator**

The operator will learn the operation of the fluid bed room for production and the cleaning process. The operator will learn the operation of the lactose, rework and whey protein systems, operational knowledge of powder transport systems and handling and storage systems. Operators will gain operational knowledge and applicable tasks of evaporating batches, product sterilization, drying product, weighing and adding vitamins, add up corrections, troubleshooting and CIP of equipment and following all GMP/safety guidelines to stay in compliance with OSHA and FDA regulations.

**Major Responsibilities:**

+ Fluid bed operation (including CIP)

+ Weighing/adding minerals and vitamins

+ Forklift operations

+ Assisting dryer technicians w/production of CIP

+ Housekeeping tasks/sanitation procedures

+ Operation of filling stations

+ Assembly and disassembly of IBC systems

+ Reconstitution of NFDM

+ Assembly/disassembly of various powder transport systems

+ Evaporator system operation and CIP

+ Injector system operation and CIP

+ Dryer system operation and CIP

+ Fines reinjection system and CIP

+ IBC filling, handling, storage (forklift operation)

+ Powder handling systems (transporters to hopper)

**Education and Experience you'll Bring:**


+ High School Diploma or GED equivalent

+ Forklift operation


+ Dryer, injector, evaporator system operations

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

Manufacturing Operator Dryer

Full time
Casa Grande, AZ

Published on 09/18/2022

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