MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
The primary function / purpose of the Production Group leader is to assist the Production Supervisor in managing the daily activities of the production of ABBOTT products.
Using his / herknowledge of the quality system, people management skills, and company policies and procedures, the Production Group Leader ensures that procedures are followed, non-conformance issues are elevated immediately, and that staff is performing at expected levels.
The successful Production Group leader will have completed operational, quality,training in order to identify issues and lead by example.
Supports supervisor optimizing the resources within the shift to achieve key indicator goals as Safety, Quality, line output, yield and productivity rates, among others.
Assure the production schedule adherence for his / her area providing support to the direct labor personnel. Communicate results or deviations of the production schedule to the supervisor in a timely manner.
Collaborate with the supervisor on administrative task as vacations coordination, direct labor attendance, personnel transportation, among others.
Assure the manufacturing process is followed, documentation is filled out and the product is properly handled as to avoid any quality issues or discrepancies.
Provides feedback to the supervisor related to personnel performance. Supports the supervisor providing continued feedback to direct labor, reinforcing and recognizing the desired behavior and confront the unaccepted behavior.
Assure the company principles and policies are consistently followed.
Might be responsible to keep track of the line metrics and report results on a daily basis.
Supports the supervisor to control and or execute documentation tasks of production records as applicable.
Preferred studies on Technical / University
Supervision, Engineering or similar career.
3-5 years’ experience as operator / trainer or technician in a complex manufacturing environment. (Medical Industry preferred).
Demonstrated computer skills and basic MS Office knowledge.
Demonstrate proficiency in technical aspects of the position to achieve a high level of performance. For example proficiency controlling production indicators, SAP, Windchill, or other systems utilized on the manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated capacity to lead / manage people
Demonstrated knowledge of quality systems, production metrics, and inventory control methods.