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Manufacturing Shift Leader




Donegal, Connaught/Ulster


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 is based in Donegal Town. Among Abbott Diabetes Care leading brands are the FreeStyle Precision, FreeStyle Lite and FreeStyle Libre system. In the North West of Ireland we are currently going through a significant expansion as we introduce new technology and machinery to manufacture the Libre Freestyle Sensor which is revolutionary in the care and management of Diabetes. As part of the expansion we have an immediate requirement for an experienced Automation Engineer. Visit Abbott at or and connect with us on Twitter at @AbbottNews. The Role The main responsibility of the Manufacturing Shift Leader is to manage a team of Process Leaders / Developmental Process Leaders / Operations Processors, ensuring the site delivers safe and effective products that meet customer needs whilst maintaining compliance. The Manufacturing Shift Leader oversees and plans day-to-day 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. 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 Manufacturing department. Ensuring the department conducts its business in a manner designed to be protective of human health, safety, and the environment. Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management. Education A third level qualification in Engineering / Manufacturing / Science or trade certificate in an Engineering discipline. Experience Required 5 years’ experience in a similar environment. Supervisory experience preferred. This job originally appeared on

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259 days ago