ABBOTT LABORATORIES Material Handler, 2nd Shift Salary in the United States

How much does a Material Handler, 2nd Shift make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Material Handler, 2nd Shift at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $43,893 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $38,667 and $49,120. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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What does a Material Handler, 2nd Shift do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

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.

Please Note: This is the 2nd shift position. Work schedule: Monday through Friday from 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Possible Saturday shift (rotational).


The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Irving, TX, currently has an opportunity for Material Handler, 2nd Shift


Working under general supervision, this role is actively involved in material movements in a warehouse environment. Duties may include loading trailers, unloading trailers, processing receiving and put away, cycle counting, de-crating, picking KTE carts, and may use material handling equipment such as forklifts and stretch wrappers.


  • Understands material movement/inventory levels and completes timely processing of assigned tasks.

  • Performs material movements both physically and systematically conducted within a controlled environment where ESD controls may exist.

  • Processes stock transfers, material requests and put-away. Loads and/or unloads trucks as required.

  • May operate material handling equipment such as forklifts or other equipment with appropriate training and/or certification.

  • May assist and train associates with on the job training.

  • Understands and uses the ERP system for material management activity. Utilizes root cause analysis to research material movement and resolve discrepancies.

  • Performs cycle counting

  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives which include warehouse material flow systems and procedures

  • Seeks efficiency in system and process gaps and elevates awareness to management

  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration. Promotes a positive work environment.

  • Participate in on-the-job training for warehouse and manufacturing processes, corporate policies, safety procedures, GMP, ISO Standards as defined by supervisor.

  • Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOP’s, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department specific requirements. Serves on safety, quality and other committees, if applicable.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes and task assignments.



  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Minimum 2 years of experience

  • Experience of material handling or prior warehouse experience preferred

  • Forklift certification preferred

  • Seeks efficiency in systems/processes. Manages own time under general supervision.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft office tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Oracle experience preferred

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach within hands and arm’s length, stoop, kneel, and crouch.

  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to handle and lift up to 25lbs as needed for specific job functions

  • Able to work independently and collaboratively in a team

  • Needs to work well under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor


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

  • 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

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • 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:

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 Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABBOTT LABORATORIES Material Handler, 2nd Shift in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $38,667 to $49,120 with an average total cash compensation of $43,893. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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