Abbott Sr Production Supervisor (Sr FLL) Michigan Plant in Sturgis, Michigan

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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall results for multi-shift manufacturing operations resources for a manufacturing line(s); directly mentors and coaches other Front Line leaders who are accountable for shift performance on the line

  • Accountable to ensure understanding by these individuals of result delivery impact of their shift on the overall results of the multi-shift line or department

  • Model and promote the behaviors that ensure delivery of high quality products for our customers while championing compliance with Abbott policies and procedures, meeting all local and statutory requirements and adhering to the regulatory requirements of countries to which products are shipped

  • Train others in understanding for operator engagement and involvement in cost management

  • Establish financial statements, key performance measures and hold accountability for line budgetary decisions

  • Track, trend and continuously improve key performance measures

  • Establish financial performance goals for areas such as OEE, labor, downtime, units per hour, CIP and material usage (Note: This list is not all inclusive)

  • Directly supervise team and lead staffing activities

  • Assures team members are trained and understand duties, responsibilities and performance against established expectations

  • Provide timely coaching, counseling and feedback

  • Takes personal accountability to consistently meet and/or exceed manufacturing performance expectations, and is an acknowledged expert in delivering key performance metrics and training and developing others to meet organizational requirements of leaders

  • This position will require minimal direction and supervision from direct manager with a high degree of autonomy for decision making, utilizing escalation when needed

  • Capable of leading and executing effective change management strategies

  • Direct and lead change within both own and other cross functional work groups

  • High level of engagement with cross functional teams at peer and site leadership levels

  • Will create a learning environment and support individuals in their development and growth, through utilization of the Learning and Development and Talent Management System plans

  • Understands and effectively uses change management to improve the organization and expected results delivery

  • Deputize for direct manager where required

  • Present to peers and site management teams

  • Lead escalation reporting process with autonomy to make decision for immediate action

  • Play a lead role during audits and site visits for internal to Abbott and external resources as required

  • Budgetary Management responsibility up to $12MM USD

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in business, science, food technology, technical OR engineering with 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing leadership role preferred.

Skills Required:

  • Demonstrated excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills

  • Coaching and development skills

  • Influencing and collaboration skills

  • Change management leadership skills

  • Advanced problem-solving skills

  • Finance and budgetary management accountability

  • Project management skills

  • Strategic planning skills

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 corpjat@abbott.com