Abbott Manufacturing Supervisor in Irving, Texas

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.

Main purpose:

Provide team leadership in the day-to-day activities for an assigned production area or work group. Supervises manufacturing personnel and responsible for meeting production schedule and product quality requirements. Develops and implements production operational excellence activities, and identifies and executes continuous improvement opportunities in production processes, plans, tasks, and solutions.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Plan resources to meet daily production schedule and produce quality products.

  • Manages major projects; coordinates multiple tasks, and participates in cross functional teams

  • Monitors processes to determine actions that assure costs, productivity, yields, lead time, service level, and inventory control activities are in line with business goals.

  • Manages exempt and non-exempt employees; provides continuous feedback and performs employee year-end evaluations.

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering.

  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement processes.

  • 4+ years of supervisory experience.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing planning, documentation systems.

  • Experience in a federally regulated environment preferred; knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and quality standards preferred.

  • Ability or aptitude to work on problems that are complex in scope where analysis of situations or data involves multiple competing priorities.

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