1+ months

Senior Quality Supervisor (Receiving Inspection)

San Ramon, CA

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.

Supervises the activities, manpower and resources within the Inspection area to ensure support is provided to meet the department and company goals. Responds to complaints on parts, and work orders, plans and implements projects.  Implements policies and procedures to maintain production compliance.

  • Implements 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, applying progressive disciplinary action as appropriate and conducting formal written and verbal performance reviews.

  • Monitors daily work operations and provides direction to predominantly nonexempt and entry level staff to achieve unit or departmental goals.

  • Interacts with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly,

    responding to requests and explaining procedures.;

  • Interprets and executes policies that affect individuals

    within the assigned organizational unit or department.;

  • Monitors compliance with company policies and

    procedures (e.g. compliance with FDA, BSI, EEO regulations etc).;

  • Develops work schedules for department by assessing priorities, workload and available resources.;

  • Maintains personnel records (e.g., work schedules, vacation schedules, leaves) and makes or directs modifications in the database to reflect actual changes.

  • May perform individual contributor tasks, especially in staff or professional units.


    • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

      Preferred qualifications:

      • 2 years of experience in the medical device or other regulated industry.

      • 2 years of supervisory experience; which should include training and development of employees; effective delegation skills and experience with conflict resolution.

      • Experience working with inspection tools and instrumentation
      • ASQ certification in quality, six sigma, and/or lean manufacturing
        Job Family: Operations Quality
        Division: CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure
        Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
        Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
        Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


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