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Chemistry Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Company: Abbott
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Chemistry Manufacturing SupervisorSan Diego, CAAbbott 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 countriesAbout AbbottDiagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of health conditions.Abbotts life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. Were empowering smarter medical and economic decision-making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbotts diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.Our location in San Diego, CA currently has an opportunity for a Chemistry Manufacturing Supervisor within our Cardiometabolic & Informatics business unit. This role will be responsible for overseeing and managing daily chemistry or quality control production in support of manufacturing goals and company objectives. The position is responsible for assuring product is being manufactured efficiently, cost-effectively, and according to production schedule. The position is responsible for following and assuring team compliance to all GMPs, safety, manufacturing, and quality system procedures directly related to the manufacturing process and filling out the required supporting documentation associated with the products produced.WHAT YOULL DO

  • Responsible for the day-to-day direction of Production Chemists and Laboratory Technicians
  • Meeting production schedules, overall staff development, supporting product transfers and validations, implementing training, and meeting dept budgets
  • Generating any necessary variances, NCMRs, data extensions, rework forms, scrap forms, etc.
  • Ensuring that the manufacturing area is compliant with all required FDA, ISO, and other applicable regulatory agency standards and documentation
  • Responsible for ensuring that the manufacturing area is compliant with the requirements associated with EHS, HR, Facilities, Housekeeping, etc.
  • Monitor product performance during the production or testing run; direct production personnel and daily activities to achieve production goals
  • Establish and maintain department metrics
  • Train employees according to established procedures; maintain attendance and training records
  • Work closely with temporary placement agencies to ensure that all training is completed and documented in a timely manner
  • Manage department expenses to achieve budget goals
  • Ensure that approved materials are always available to support production goals and timelines. Will require close interaction with QA, Distribution, Planning, Purchasing, and other internal departments
  • Completion of daily cycle count program oversee counting activities and prepare reports for management review
  • Develop and initiate policies and/or procedures for continual metric improvement
  • Assist when needed in both external and internal inventory audits
  • Responsible for providing ongoing training and guidance to staff
  • Responsible for the ongoing FDA/ISO compliant, cost-effective manufacture of specific products or sup-products
  • Review manufacturing records for accuracy and completeness in accordance with GMP.
  • May be responsible for fulfillment of daily/weekly production schedules
  • Ensure that the production or test processes are set up and operating in accordance with established procedures
  • Ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of inter- and intra- department communications.
  • Support new product transfer and validation and implementation of process improvements
  • Manages performance of staff towards department and Company goals, including feedback on performance, appraisals, recommendations for merit increases or necessary disciplinary actions, communication to employees on performance, etc.
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job; has awareness of device defects that may occur in their area of responsibility, including product design, verification, and validation, manufacturing and testing activities
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the companys policies and practices; build productive internal/external working relationships
  • Carries out duties in compliance with established business policies
  • Other duties as assigned, according to the changing needs of the businessShift & Compensation:Shift: 2nd - 2:00 pm - 10:30 pmCompensation: $100,000 - $115,000EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOULL BRINGRequired
    • BS in Chemistry, Biology, or related field or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of 3 5 years of manufacturing, chemistry, and quality assurance experience
    • 3 years as a Lead or supervisor in a laboratory environment
    • Worked in a regulated environment
    • Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) knowledgePreferred
      • Works with semi-automated equipment
      • Knowledgeable of federal and other regulations, e.g. QSR, ISO, ISO 13485, CMDR
      • Knowledge of time and attendance systems such as ADP
      • Basic understanding of manufacturing systems (documentation, compliance, inventory control, production scheduling/controls, etc.)
      • Solid understanding of the product and manufacturing processes
      • Prior experience with electronic inventory databasesWHAT WE OFFERAt Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
        • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
        • Production areas that are clean, well-lit, and temperature-controlled ( Manufacturing roles only )
        • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
        • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives, and retirement plans
        • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness, and occupational health programs
        • Paid time off
        • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
        • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and a history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at , and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.The salary for this role is between $82,100 $164,100An Equal Opportunity EmployerAbbot 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

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