• Production Supervisor III Alajuela Province
  • Abbott Laboratories in Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

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 will have access to:
• Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
• Private medical insurance, cafeteria subsidy, stock program, and employee association, among others
• 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 diverse, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Alajuela, Coyol location in the Vascular... division that provides innovative, minimally invasive, and cost-effective products for the treatment of vascular disease.

What You’ll Do
• Implements and manages a staffing plan by identifying resource requirements, writing justifications for additional personnel, obtaining approval for changes, and coordinating the selection process with Human Resources.
• Develops direct reports by securing appropriate training, assigning progressively challenging tasks, rewarding positive behavior, and applying disciplinary action as appropriate.
• Trains and certifies to all critical assembly operations and understands all line PFM´s.
• Monitors daily metrics and provides direction and guidance to lower–level supervisors, or skilled nonexempt staff to achieve unit or Project goals.
• Retains responsibility for the product from initial assembly to final distribution. Schedules and organizes assigned manufacturing lines to achieve 100% product availability and maintain target levels of inventories.
• Communicates to line personnel daily while maintaining a constant line presence.
• Maintains regular communication with exempt-level staff to ensure alignment in running operations and achieving objectives.
• Maintains a safe environment with 100% training and compliance with applicable procedures.
• Responsible for achieving dept. attendance targets including immediate feedback to employees by instance.
• Coordinates activities related to shift starts and changes.
• Communicate with other departments and functions as needed in support of meeting operational objectives.
• Helps develop, interpret and execute policies that affect work processes and personnel within the assigned organizational unit.
• Oversees personnel and processes to ensure full compliance with internal and external regulations.
• Monitors and communicates internal and external indicators that impact the business and or industry by reviewing reports and newsletters, reading organizational literature, meeting with peers, and reading development reports.


Shift: A (Monday - Friday from 5:50 am to 3:15 pm)

On-Site position

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related STEM field
• 4 years of related experience
• Influence and Leadership.
• Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards affecting the manufacture of Medical Devices (i.e., cGMPs and CFRs).
• Fully Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Preferred Qualifications
• Industry / supervisory experience and direct exposure to Operations desired.
• Ability to direct activities of employees. Ability to train and motivate assigned personnel.
• Ability to continuously improve upon safety, quality, and performance.
• Has an understanding of operations standards and documentation.
• Has an understanding of safety, quality, and performance goals and can execute on goals.

Apply Now

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.

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