3rd Shift Production Supervisor, Sturgis, MI Plant - #19528656

Abbott Laboratories

Date: Feb 23, 2021
City: South Bend, IN
Contract type: Full time
Abbott Laboratories

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

Our Nutrition business develops 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 – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Abbott's Sturgis, Mich., location is an award-winning nutrition manufacturing plant, which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary as part of the community. Working here, you'll feel part of a family – a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.


You'll be responsible for:

  • Coordinating production team activities to deliver performance for the shift/line

  • Developing team members through training programs and timely coaching and feedback

  • Modeling and promoting behaviors to drive a culture of safety and quality compliance

  • Driving operational efficiencies and understanding performance based on key metrics

  • Promoting a continuous improvement culture using problem-solving skills

  • Managing expenses, including labor and overtime costs

  • Modeling and promoting accountability to our compliance standards including FDA, OSHA and Abbott policies and procedures



  • Bachelor's degree in business, science, food technology or engineering or two years' supervisory experience in a regulated industry with a GED/High School diploma

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


  • One-year leadership experience preferred

  • Based on experience, this position may be hired at a lower level. *


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

  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled

  • 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 – 3 weeks + 3 personal days and vacation buy program (new hire vacation is prorated based on start date)

  • Pension Plan

  • 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: www.abbottbenefits.com

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.Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

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