Team Lead II - Nights - #156636

Abbott Laboratories

Date: 02/23/2021 20:30 PM

City: Scarborough, Maine

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott's 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 II  is within our Infectious Disease Developed Markets (ID NOW) business unit located at Scarborough, Maine.  In this role you will provide guidance to the production team in order to produce quality products, seek continuous improvement, and achieve established goals and targets for safety, quality, and productivity.  You will also work with peers to promote process improvements and document improvements.  

Schedule: Wednesday through Friday with every other Saturday 4:45pm-5:15am.


  • Works closely with the Production Manager and Shift Supervisor to ensure all production objectives are met or exceeded and lend support on  priority projects which may include validation related documentation, production process improvements, seasonal ramp up support. 

  • Coordinates work flow with other Area Leaders & deployment strategy. 

  • Provide all new, and recently promoted full-time permanent employees with 30/60-day discussion for team members in assigned area. 

  • Responsible for all training needs and documentation within the assigned production area. 

  • Address production personnel concerns and resolve problems including Team/Group Lead personnel. 

  • Departmental Focal point for process change coordination, documentation updates. 

  • Tracking status of required actions, real time gap analysis/realization. 

  • Approves work and gives area clearances. Interprets, creates, and improves SOP's, specifications, templates, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.  

Supervisory Responsibilities 

  • May directly supervise employees in the production department. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; providing input in appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience.  

  • 3+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment.  

  • Prior experience using CGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) and techniques.   


  • 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.   


  • Ability to work successfully as a member of a team and independently with moderate supervision. 

  • Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, manufacturing, and word processing software.  

  • Ability to work collaboratively and building strategic relationships with coworkers.  


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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow 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.

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An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce. 

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. 

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