Manufacturing Process Lead

Abbott Ireland (Donegal, Ireland) 2 days ago

JOB DESCRIPTION:

About Abbott

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 serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 4,000 people across nine sites. We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Ireland Diabetes Care Division Donegal

The Abbott Diabetes Care division based in Donegal Town manufactures FreeStyle blood glucose test strips and FreeStyle Sensors for use in diabetes management. Among Abbott Diabetes Care leading brands are the FreeStyle Precision, FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Libre system.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The main responsibility of the Process Leader is to manage a team of Operations Processors, ensuring the site delivers safe and effective products that meet customer needs whilst maintaining compliance. The Process Leader oversees and plans day today production activities, whilst ensuring that policies and procedures are current and being adhered to.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensuring that the manufacturing schedule is met, producing correct volume requirements and product mix annually.

  • Problem solving of plant and manufacturing equipment to achieve product quality and production schedule goals. Ensuring that productivity, quality and cost objectives are achieved, Knowledge of PLCs, Pneumatics, sensor circuits, and Servo Motors is advantageous.

  • Performing Planned and Unplanned Maintenance on Manufacturing Equipment.

  • Ensuring conformance with all relevant Policies and Procedures. Contributing to the creation of Work Instructions and Operations Procedures to maintain compliance.

  • Completion of Performance Excellence Assessments and Development Plans to promote

  • Continuous Improvement. Contributing to Exception Reports that pertain to the Operations department.

  • Ensuring the department conducts its business in a manner designed to be protective of human health, safety, and the environment. Coordinate and implement process and equipment projects.

  • Validation of new processes and development of technical documentation for areas of responsibility. Participation in and management of capital projects from inception to completion.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management.

  • Knowledge of PLCs, Pneumatics, sensor circuits, and Servo Motors.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Third level qualification in Engineering/Manufacturing/Science or trade certificate in an Engineering discipline.

  • 5 years’ experience in a similar environment preferred.

  • Supervisory experience preferred

Note: This job description describes the principal and main elements of the job. It is a guide to the nature and main duties of the job as they currently exist but is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent representation.

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JOB FAMILY:

Manufacturing

DIVISION:

ADC Diabetes Care

LOCATION:

Ireland > Donegal Town : R267

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Ie - 40.0Hst1 (Ireland)

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Yes

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Not Applicable

Manufacturing Process Lead

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