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Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift at Abbott

  • Manufacturing/Mechanical Jobs, Production Supervisor Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 2 months ago
  • California, America
  • Shift 2nd Shift
  • Job Qualifications Associate
  • Job experience 4 Years

Job Description

Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift at Abbott

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.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • 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.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Menlo Park location in our SH division.

Structural Heart Business Mission: why we exist

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

As the Production Supervisor, you’ll have the chance to assist the Operations Manager in overseeing the operations and personnel of one production line to maximize productivity and operating efficiencies. You will also oversee the coordination of labor, materials, equipment, and tooling to assemble product effectively and deliver it to inventory.

What You’ll Work On

  • Maintain high level of visibility with production staff. Use hands-on approach to communicate daily and involve production staff in problem solving.

  • Develop a high performance work team with high levels of worker morale, satisfaction, and performance.

  • Create and maintain a respectful work environment by listening, seeking facts to support decisions, managing one’s own reactions, and addressing unacceptable behavior.

  • Help production staff succeed through performance management. Provide coaching and performance communication to support development.

  • Review general status of production schedules to identify and resolve problems.

  • Ensure 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/data.

  • Support and implement new, customer-focused processes in accordance with lean principles and practices. Provide training and coaching to improve standard work, work center organization (5S), and housekeeping. Actively provide change leadership as required.

  • Support 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 operation.

  • Support production staff in understanding company policies and practices.

  • Maintain time and production records.

  • Take notice of process related problems and support production staff in taking corrective action to improve the overall performance of the team.

  • Communicate 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 feedback. Maintains a safe and professional work environment.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.

Required Qualifications

  • Associates degree required, or equivalent of education and experience

  • Strong preference for 4 year degree, engineering preferred such as Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical

  • 4+ years’ production experience, preferably in medical devices

  • 2+ years’ progressive leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Second shift hours – Monday-Thursday: 2:35pm-1:05am with potential overtime

  • Experience working Second or Third shift preferred

  • Supervisory experience required (will be managing 25-30 employees)

  • Lean Manufacturing experience a plus

  • Analytics experience with PowerBI

Apply Now

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

The base pay for this position is $65,900.00 – $131,900.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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