Abbott Sr. Group Lead in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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.
We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Sr Group Lead (2nd shift).
Assist the supervisor to achieve the daily production schedules and quality goals. Provide guidance and be a source of information for operators and support groups in the area. Coordinates the documentation, training and provides inputs for performance appraisal and assists in the employee selection process.
Assists in coordinating production activity in assigned work areas, ensuring that product is continuously processed in accordance with build schedules
Coordinates communication of work instructions to personnel in designated areas in accordance with supervisory objectives
Performs regular process and quality performance audits of personnel, tooling and equipment in assigned areas
Advises supervisor or other appropriate contacts in the event of equipment failure
Accumulates information for assigned areas regarding work in process inventory status and daily output quantities
Assists in providing direct training to area operators as required. Provides feedback on defects encountered, and provides re-training support as necessary
Accumulates and organizes data to support area continuous improvement plans, as directed
Provides assistance in expediting priority product and tasks in assigned areas
Performs inspection and determines disposition of rejected components per required documentation, as directed
May perform direct manufacturing operations in support of build schedules, as directed or as necessary
May provide managerial support in the absence of the area production supervisor
Remains current on developments in field(s) of expertise, applicable regulatory requirements, and a general knowledge of the company’s products, markets, and objectives as well as industry trends
Coordinates purchase requests for equipment and services
Resolves and/or facilitates resolution of problems including identifying causes to prevent re-occurrence
Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned
Minimum Education & Experience
H.S. diploma or equivalent
An Associate’s Degree in Electrical/Mechanical Technology, or other
comparable specialized training in and working knowledge of the manufacture of implantable medical devices or their equivalent
Typically a minimum of six or more years of progressively more responsible assembly experience, including the ability to provide work/lead direction to a team
Complete knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the job; requires a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the function, company products, policies and programs plus a mastery of the appropriate skill sets as confirmed by cognizant Engineering and/or Production/Quality Assurance supervisory personnel
Incumbents are required to work cooperatively and productively with others
Demonstrated organizational skills, attentiveness to detail and the ability to work under minimal supervision is required
Must be adept at handling multiple assignments in a timely manner while meeting assigned deadlines
Must also have demonstrated verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and basic math skills
The comprehensive ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English is also required; this requirement includes clear, understandable speech, demonstrated comprehension skills, and demonstrated competence in English spelling, grammar and punctuation
The demonstrated ability to understand and comply with applicable U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and rules is essential
Must be able to use discretion and handle sensitive/confidential information
Demonstrated proficiency in operating a personal computer and software packages including word processing/spreadsheet software
Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
Occasional scheduled overtime is a requirement of this position
ASJM Abbott St. Jude Medical
United States > Minnesota : 5050 Nathan Lane N.
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)
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.
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