Irvine, CA, United States
Manager, Manufacturing, Operations
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Supervisor, Manufacturing. This position is responsible for driving the process of continuous improvement and lean principles. They are responsible for their shifts' performance with respect to safety, quality, on-time delivery and cost. Oversight of calibration system. Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company. We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive. We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals. Responsibilities:Maintain high level of visibility with production staffUse hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve production staff in problem solvingDevelop a high performance work team with high levels of worker morale, satisfaction, and performanceCreate and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one's own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behaviorHelp production staff succeed through performance managementProvide coaching and performance communication to support developmentReview general status of production schedules to identify and resolve problemsEnsure the desired product quality levels are achieved through use of standard work and training to those standards, training in operation and inspection techniques, and use of tools/dataSupport and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practicesProvide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeepingActively provide change leadership as requiredSupport and foster an environment of continuous improvement by encouraging production staff to challenge existing processes and implement solutions that enhance the overall effectiveness of the operationSupport production staff in understanding company policies and practicesMaintain time and production recordsTake notice of process related problems and support production staff in taking corrective action to improve the overall performance of the teamCommunicate with and listen to production staff on a daily basis regarding work team performance, strategic initiatives, policy changes, safety, quality, etc.Communicate with other supervisors and appropriate personnel regarding equipment, safety, work center schedules, company policies and practices, performance improvement plans, etc. Hires and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedbackMaintains a safe and professional work environmentSupport all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirementsComplies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignmentsMaintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors Qualifications:5 - 7years of manufacturing operations industry experienceAbility to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environmentStrong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business resultsAbility to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced changing environmentStrong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organizationMulti-tasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely mannerStrong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountableAbility to travel approximately 10%, including internationallyAbility to maintain regular and predictable attendancePreferred qualifications:Associate degree or above preferred Previous experience in manufacturing operations with demonstrated ability to acquire and apply manufacturing principals is preferredExperience workingsion business unit model preferred ,datePosted:2018-12-17T00:00:00,title:Senior Supervisor, Manufacturing,@context:http://schema.org,occupationalCategory:Operations} Senior Supervisor, Manufacturing job | Abbott Laboratories United States job in United States - California - Irvine
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We’re dedicated to fulfilling the promise of human potential, in all places, in all aspects and stages of life. We believe that health is the key to that promise. Because at our healthiest, we’re capable of achieving anything. And that’s why our pursuit of helping people achieve their best health at every life stage will never end. This is how we put that belief into practice each and every day.