1+ months
2018-03-152018-05-04

Maintenance Front Line Lead Supervisor - Casa Grande, AZ Plant

Abbott
Casa Grande, AZ

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.

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

Primary Function/Primary Goals/Objectives:

The primary function of the Maintenance Front Line Leader is to schedule, coordinate and lead maintenance activities in such a manner as to promote a safe, efficient operation in which quality product is manufactured.  This position requires a high level of concentration on production problems, to the maintenance response in planning to resolve them, to their actual resolution and to prevent their recurrence.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Directly lead Mechanics, Electricians and Instrument Technicians assigned to the respective shifts
  • Perform shift safety inspections, pursue completion of safety projects, issue all applicable safety permits, regulations, guidelines and training and investigate safety accidents and/or injuries for all shift employees
  • Assist with budget development and control of $300M in direct expenses for the line maintenance area
  • Organize and supervise the planned shutdown activities for all production equipment and facilities
  • Assist with budgeting and management overtime budget.  Plan and schedule overtime for production as required minimizing downtime and supporting production operations.  Creativity frequently required minimizing downtime
  • Support the Maintenance manager in the department's efforts to maintain a highly productive department
  • Assure shift coordination and follow-through on daily problems
  • Coordinate and analyze maintenance related production problems and performance shortfalls, with corresponding maintenance corrective and preventive action
  • Manage Maintenance human resource issues as required
  • Prepare and conduct annual performance evaluations for hourly employee’s on-time
  • Plan and coordinate department monthly meetings
  • Assure that all department training requirements are met
  • Control shorts/overs of Raw Materials, In-Process and Finished Goods
  • Routinely analyzes equipment problems, evaluates repair alternatives and decides on appropriate courses of action; directs subordinates to carry out these plans
  • Routinely evaluates operations by visually observing operating conditions, Preventive Maintenance records and production records to maintain and increase productivity and maintain the plant as a safe, efficient production facility

    Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

    This position requires extensive personal interaction on a regular basis with assigned personnel, other non-exempt personnel and supervisors and managers throughout the plant, divisional engineering, and other in-house groups.  Technical communications with major equipment manufacturers, material vendors and contractors required.  Direct responsibility includes managerial and administrative control of assigned personnel.

    Education:

    Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering        

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    Background:

    • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals
    • Maintenance leadership: 1–2 years
    • Engineering Degree or Equivalent Hands-On Experience:  4 years
    • Good communication skills, both written and verbal required
    • Strong technical and leadership skills required.  These communications, technical and leadership skills are required due to the high degree of interaction with many levels and areas of technical matters and motivational needs of the department

      Accountability/Scope/Budget:                               

      • Routine emergency and preventive maintenance on buildings, grounds and equipment is accomplished directly and generally without upper management review
      • Special projects within these areas are reviewed with upper management for guidance on specifications, cost, etc.
      • The Maintenance FLL is free to use all available resources to maintain production within guidelines of Q.A., Production, SMP, GMP and State and Federal Rules and Regulations
      • This position has a direct impact on productivity and performance throughout the plant; this includes proper utilization of headcount and equipment
      • The position also directly impacts product quality in the production operations 
      • This position is accountable for regulatory compliance of the Maintenance operation including equipment change control
      • Performance can be directly measured in end results.  Examples of the potential for negative results are:  1) Poor line performance resulting in lost product or overtime required  2) Jeopardizing a batch or a number of batches if equipment such as seamers and sterilizers are not functioning correctly and 3) Poor performance could place Abbott in a position where FDA inspections or Corporate Compliance Audits could cite violations of regulations that would be serious quality concerns, possibly resulting in recalls or a temporary production shutdown

        Payroll: 

        Indirect control via administration of authorized headcount and overtime.  Expenses:  Indirect control of expense budget spending in meeting departmental functions/objectives

        Assets: 

        Direct responsibility for maintenance of all departmental and facilities except the Energy Center assets in support of departmental functions/objectives


        Job Family: Manufacturing
        Division: ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain
        Travel: No
        Medical Surveillance: Yes
        Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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