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Production Team Leader - Days

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Job Details
Job Order Number
471448
Company Name
Alere Inc.
Physical Address
Not Available
Westbrook, ME 04092
Job Description

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbotts Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.
The position of Production Team Leader I is within our Infectious Disease Developed Markets business unit located at Scarborough, Maine. In this role you will provide guidance to the team in order to produce quality products, seek continuous improvement, and achieve established goals and targets for safety, quality, and productivity.
This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversees and coordinates the work of employees in a specific production area
Promotes a positive team environment focused on success of the production team goals.
Trains new employees and current employees being cross trained within a specific production area.
Enhances productivity by finding inefficiency and recommending solutions
Works as a team player seeking the advice of and lending advice to other team players
Works closely with the Production manager and Supervisor to ensure all production objectives are met or exceeded
Improves production process as part of a team (safety, scrap, productivity and downtime).
Provides objective input for performance evaluations of the team members in a specific area
Supervisory Responsibilities
May directly supervises employees in the Production Department (work cells/teams). Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities could include interviewing and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, providing input on appraising performance, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
Prior experience utilizing GMP practices/techniques.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Post High School certificate from a college or technical school in manufacturing or related field.
Comprehensive understanding of operational excellence/lean principles and applications.
Comprehensive understanding of medical device manufacturing.
COMPETENCIES:
Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently with moderate supervision.
Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, and word processing software.
Ability to work collaboratively and building strategic relationships with coworkers.
An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Employer’s Job# REQ20070096
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