Production Supervisor I - #5740257

Abbott Laboratories

Fecha: hace 1 semana
ciudad: Alajuela, Alajuela
Tipo de contrato: Tiempo completo
Job Description


List the main responsibilities this role regularly performs

Does the job have direct reports? Yes

Does the job have indirect reports? No

  • Clearly understands his/her Supervisory responsibility for production teams including personnel scheduling, evaluating discipline, coaching, selection and training of staff.
  • Participate and support compliance routines related to own production line to comply with internal and external regulatory requirements (FDA, TUV, etc.). Responsible to report quality issues immediately and be closely involved in their investigation and solution.
  • Execute the required plans to accomplish the production goals, which include productivity indicators, schedule adherence, quality, cost and service while maintaining a safe environment. Have full responsibility / ownership of his/her area of production. This includes understanding of systems to evaluate the state of efficiency and compliance of his/her area of production.
  • Tabulate prod line leading indicators with prior or following supervisor to ensure that the transition between shifts is adequate.
  • Tabulate reports to communicate production progress, accomplishments and issues on a daily basis. This may include coordinating daily meetings with staff and peers to discuss issues and determine future schedules of own production line. Interprets daily production metrics and establishes mechanisms to ensure that all processes are in compliance with standard procedures.
  • Employee performance/engagement Supervise (organize, plan, direct and control) his/her production teams to achieve the expected quality, production schedule, staffing and safety goals. Apply initiatives to motivate and energize personnel to obtain top performance. Ensures adequate communication to staff of all required HR related information.
  • Build positive, outgoing relations with the other production supervisors in sharing of product, process or equipment related information.
  • Execute and monitor continuous improvement processes to increase quality, reduce cost and improve overall team productivity in own production line



Education Level

Major/Field of Study


Education Level

80% completeness of a bachelor’s degree program from a four-year college or university

  • Business Administration, Engineering or other technical/scientific experience

    2 year of relevant experience in the manufacturing environment leading teams



    Experience Details

    0-2 years supervisory experience. Preferably in a medical device, pharmaceutical, or electronic industry.

    • Computer skills.
    • Demonstrated proficiency on manufacturing systems used to collect data and control/monitor processes. , For example SFA, SAP, Kronos, or similar.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of ISO and quality systems as FDA, MDD.
    • Desirable at least one certification related or applicable to medical industry. For example CQE, 6Sigma black belt, lean coach, problem solving techniques, etc.
    • Flexibility to work on different shifts schedule and areas is preferred.
    • Demonstrated capacity to effectively lead/influence peers and other functions towards organizational goals.

    Preferred Qualifications & Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or similar field.
    • Experience leading teams.
    • Knowledge of Costa Rica laws applicable to direct labor operators is a plus.

    Language Proficiency

    Basic English level / Preferred

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