Operations Manager

Gurnee, IL

Our location in GURNEE, IL  currently has an opportunity for an OPERATIONS MANAGER.


MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE  

  • Provide production leadership for semi-automatic manufacturing operations
  • Hours: Shift B (day) runs Monday – Friday starting at 1, 2 & 3 pm.


This position is responsible for the development and implementation of manufacturing and process development activities to meet production schedules, quality standards, and cost objectives in a regulatory environment. The role will prioritize production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets, both operational and capital. Selects and develops personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function. Identifies and executes continuous improvement opportunities. Will manufacture product for clinical trials, experimental trials and saleable product.


WHAT YOU’LL DO   

MANAGE AND EMPOWER A SIZABLE MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATION BY:

  • Developing, establishing, and maintaining operational objectives and assignments.
  • Being responsible for the activities to manufacture product to design requirements, FDA guidelines and operating procedures.
  • Being driven by and understanding schedules, quality, and costs.
  • Developing key performance indices, setting goals and developing plans for continuous improvement in quality, cost, employee performance, and maintaining a high level of employee safety.
  • Managing financial costs and look for cost effective solutions.
  • Developing a high performance team.
  • Advising and assisting the Director of Operations in general areas of manufacturing.
  • Participating in new product design and development reviews and design control activities effecting manufacturing.
  • Being accountable for production of commercial and development builds.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

REQUIRED  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • An equivalent combination of education and work experience


Minimum of 10 years related experience in the following:

  • Knowledge of regulations and standards of medical devices.
  • Manufacturing experience with companies engaged in the manufacture of high quality, FDA regulated products.
  • Proven leadership skills, results oriented, highly collaborative, team player, and self-starter who can operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience in state-of-the-art, multi-step, high volume, process control manufacturing and process development.
  • Experience with ISO 9001/CE Mark requirements.
  • Manufacturing management experience in manufacturing planning, documented systems, GMP, and Quality.


PREFERRED   

  • Experience with regulated medical device manufacturing
  • Will also consider above experience from other highly regulated manufacturers/industries, e.g., Automotive, Defense/Aerospace, Consumer Electronics, Consumer Packaged Goods, or similar.
  • ISO 9002
  • ISO 13485


WHAT WE OFFER

At 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 (Manufacturing roles only)
  • 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 history of being actively involved in local communities


ABBOTT DIVISIONAL INFORMATION:

DIAGNOSTICS

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.


Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.


Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.


Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re 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 Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.


GENERAL MEDICAL DEVICES:

For years, Abbott’s medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it’s glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine fingersticks.


CRM

A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats.


DIABETES

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.


VASCULAR

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.


NEUROMODULATION

Our Neuromodulation business is an area of expertise for Abbott. This business includes implantable devices compatible with mobile technology to help people who suffer from chronic pain and movement disorders. Our Solutions include Proclaim (TM) XR SCS System, the #1 Spinal cord stimulator on the market, Proclaim (TM) DRG Neurostimulator, the only FDA approved DRG therapy and a market leader in radiofrequency ablation therapy, Abbott RFA. These non-opioid therapies allow us to provide interventional pain therapy to patients throughout the pain continuum. Our deep brain stimulation technology for progressive diseases help people manage their Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor symptoms, steering away from side effects.


STRUCTURAL HEART BUSINESS MISSION: WHY WE EXIST

Our business purpose is to restore health and improve quality of life through the design and provision of device and management solutions for the treatment of structural heart disease.

We aim to lead the markets we serve by requiring the solutions we offer customers provide an improved benefit/risk profile as compared to existing standards of care; a performance threshold that by definition, guides and ensures the productive output of our engineering, business development, and clinical research efforts result in outcomes that advance the standard of care.


EPHF

Leading an active lifestyle is important to the many people we serve. In Abbott’s Heart Failure division, we’re advancing the treatment of heart and vascular disease through breakthrough medical technologies in electrophysiology and heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.


NUTRITION

Abbott Nutrition is a division of Abbott. We develop science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – like Similac, PediaSure, Pedialyte, Ensure, Glucerna and ZonePerfect – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life. Our manufacturing Plant in Altavista VA currently has an opportunity for a _____.


CORPORATE

We create breakthrough products – in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and branded generic pharmaceuticals – that help you, your family and your community lead healthier lives, full of unlimited possibilities. Today, 107,000 of us are working to make a lasting impact on health in the more than 160 countries we serve.

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