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Abbott Production Team Lead $2,500 Sign-On Bonus in Westbrook, Maine

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

The position of Production Team Leader I is within our Infectious Disease Developed Markets business unit located at Scarborough, Maine. In this role you will provide guidance to the team in order to produce quality products, seek continuous improvement, and achieve established goals and targets for safety, quality, and productivity.


1st Shift 4:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. Sun-Mon-Tues and Alt Weds and Thurs-Fri-Sat and Alt Wednes

2nd Shift 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 a.m. Sun-Mon-Tues & Alt Weds and Thursday - Fri Sat & Alt Weds

Pay: $19-$22 per hour PLUS 15% Shift Differential and $2,500 Sign-On Bonus

This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.


  • Oversees and coordinates the work of employees in a specific production area

  • Promotes a positive team environment focused on success of the production team goals.

  • Trains new employees and current employees being cross trained within a specific production area.

  • Enhances productivity by finding inefficiency and recommending solutions

  • Works as a team player seeking the advice of and lending advice to other team players

  • Works closely with the Production manager and Supervisor to ensure all production objectives are met or exceeded

  • Improves production process as part of a team (safety, scrap, productivity and downtime).

  • Provides objective input for performance evaluations of the team members in a specific area

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May directly supervises employees in the Production Department (work cells/teams). Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities could include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; providing input on appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Prior experience utilizing GMP practices/techniques.


  • Post High School certificate from a college or technical school in manufacturing or related field.

  • Comprehensive understanding of operational excellence/lean principles and applications.

  • Comprehensive understanding of medical device manufacturing.


  • Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently with moderate supervision.

  • Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, and word processing software.

  • Ability to work collaboratively and building strategic relationships with coworkers.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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