Abbott Maintenance Supervisor - 2nd Shift, Altavista, VA Plant in Altavista, Virginia

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Description

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for providing effective leadership, direction, development, and support of all subordinates to establish a resourceful environment; producing the highest quality products while operating within fiscal constraints; material utilization and OPI goals; adhering safety guidelines; maintaining positive employee relations; and maintaining labor and overhead budgets. Responsible for providing timely feedback to respective management.

Manage the preventive and predictive maintenance programs, maintenance line support, and the department and plant maintenance budgets, also coordinate plant shutdown assignments, provide capital project input and support as well as overseeing the maintenance resources necessary to assure the production plan is met and/or exceeded while maintaining a zero incident safety mindset, teamwork attitude and excellent customer service.

Assures compliance to all procedures and policies concerning all areas of quality, regulatory, safety and human resources.

Reviews and verifies Work Orders and shift documentation. Assures that maintenance schedules are formulated to maximum plant advantage and ensure schedules are met. Responsible for the accuracy of the documentation required to support maintenance work.

Assures timely and relevant communications to and from all levels. This includes assuring communications to Department Manager, between shifts and to related departments.

Directly selects trains and supervises employees, assures employees understand duties and responsibilities, and reviews and appraises employee performance against established expectations and company policies. Reviews and or initiates all personnel and organizational changes for the respective shift. Coaches, develops, and mentors employees in areas of responsibility. Develops growth plans; interprets, implements and supports employee-related policies, procedures and programs. Assigns tasks to direct staff.

Assists in the implementation of improvement projects as assigned by the Department Manager. Provides leadership and valuable participation in team activities that will enhance the overall effectiveness of the Plant.

Assures financial performance goals are met (such as operating effectiveness, repair parts costs and overtime utilization). Assists in the development of departmental budgets, PMs and predictive maintenance tasks. Has input into all changes including updates, cost improvements and plans. Is responsible for the financial performance of the assigned shift such that budgetary commitments are met. Makes recommendations on capital investments. Supervises the resources for Preventive/Predictive Maintenance.

Customer interface (in support of uptime and meeting production plan) through and/or daily performance review meetings.

Leads capital plant projects or process improvement initiatives.

Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Experience: 5 +yrs leadership experience or equivalent. Previous experience as a mechanic, electrician or instrument tech beneficial. Extensive experience in leading/managing projects or process improvement initiatives; Previous Lean Six Sigma training beneficial. Extensive experience in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues. Strong, proven leadership experience required with an emphasis on supervision of direct reports and influence senior leadership. Previous experience in generating and managing financial budgets.

Candidate must successfully demonstrate/possess a strong work ethic, safety-conscious philosophy (i.e. zero incident mindset), strong customer service, excellent communication skills, initiative, strong technical knowledge, planning and organizing, teamwork, attention to detail, strong problem solving skills and prior knowledge of computer systems (i.e. Windows desktop software).

Manage maintenance line support, manage/support the department and plant maintenance budgets, coordinate plant shutdown assignments, provide capital project input and support as well as overseeing the maintenance resources necessary to assure the production plan is met and/or exceeded while maintaining a zero incident safety mindset, teamwork attitude and excellent customer service.

JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

DIVISION:

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

LOCATION:

United States > Altavista : Building 1

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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