Abbott Production Supervisor (Front Line Leader I) - Casa Grande, AZ Plant (2nd Shift) in Casa Grande, Arizona

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.

Abbott Nutrition is a division of Abbott. Health care professionals and their patients trust us to provide cutting-edge nutrition products that meet changing nutrition needs. Abbott is behind some of the world's most trusted names in pediatric, therapeutic, and healthy living nutritional product brands such as:

· Similac® Advance®, Similac Expert Care™ Alimentum®, and Similac® Soy Isomil® in infant formulas

· PediaSure® and Pedialyte® for children

· Ensure® and ZonePerfect® for active adults

· EAS® for elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts

· Glucerna® for people with diabetes

The Front Line Leader is responsible for directing and controlling all facets of the manufacturing department including making slurries, ingredient weighing, blending, pasteurization and heat treatment of all liquid Abbott Nutritional products manufactured in the plant. The primary responsibilities of this position are to coordinate the manufacturing of high quality finished product at appropriately staffed levels and material variances, while ensuring the safety of all employees, maintaining a high level of positive employee relations and operating within approved budgetary guidelines.

Major Responsibilities:

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

  • Assures that production schedules are formulated to maximize plant advantage and ensure schedules are met

  • Responsible for the accuracy of the documentation required for production

  • Assists in 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 timely and relevant communications to and from all levels (this includes assuring communications to Department Manager between shifts and to related departments)

  • Directs daily and monthly shift communication meetings

Accountability/Scope/Budget :

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be knowledgeable of general functions/operations of the equipment. Supervisor must be knowledgeable of the direct expense budget formation and overtime accountability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the supervisor's position.


4-year degree in Business, Manufacturing or Technical field.


  • Directly selects, trains and supervises employees, assures employees understand duties/responsibilities and reviews employee performance against established expectations and company policies

  • Reviews and/or initiates all personnel/organizational changes for the respective shift

  • Coaches, develops and mentors employees in area of responsibility

  • Develops growth plans, interprets, implements and supports employee-related policies, procedures and programs

  • Assigns tasks to direct staff

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email