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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • West Town

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ABBOTT DIABETES CARE - DONEGAL

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150+ countries and employs approximately 97,000 people.

 

In Ireland, Abbott has five business units, represented across eight manufacturing sites. The Abbott Diabetes Care division based in Donegal Town manufactures FreeStyle blood glucose test strips for use in diabetes management. Among Abbott Diabetes Care leading brands are the FreeStyle Precision, FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Libre system.

 

Visit Abbott at www.abbott.ie or www.abbott.com and connect with us on Twitter at @AbbottNews.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

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.

NOTE IN YEAR ONE THERE MAY BE SIGNIFICANT TRAVELLING TO SISTER SITES FOR KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER, TRAVELLING IS EXPECTED TO BE AT A MINIMUM THEREAFTER.

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. 
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:

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

MINIMUM TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

5 years experience in a similar environment preferred. Supervisory experience preferred

ACCOUNTABILITY / SCOPE/BUDGET:

Reports to the Manufacturing Shift Leader / Manufacturing Manager. Scope of decision making relates mainly to operations activities

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.

About the company

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and www.facebook.com/AbbottCareers, on Instagram @AbbottGlobal, and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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