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Abbott Sr Manager Manufacturing in Westbrook, Maine

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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 Senior Manager, Operations is within our Infectious Disease Developed Markets business unit located at Westbrook, Maine. In this role you will be responsible for managing certain departments of Operations including but not limited to Production Assembly and Automation and maintaining a safe and positive work environment, managing production lead times, staffing and schedule.

If you seek a dynamic role where your contributions will pave the way in developing new products, systems, and processes, come work with us!

This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.


  • Maintains a high functioning production, staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees. Ensures policies and procedures are adhered to through coaching, counseling, disciplining, and rewarding employees.

  • Maintains a safe work environment.

  • Communicates job expectations. Plans, monitors and appraises results.

  • Enhances productivity by trending data and seeking gains in efficiency. Finds and recommends root cause solutions.

  • Work as a team player by seeking the advice of and lending advice to other members of the management team. Seeks improvement through positive change in all areas of operations.

  • Works closely with Site Director to ensure production objectives are met.

  • Oversees multiple Operations departments through the managers of those departments, providing guidance

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Manages other Operations Managers who supervise employees in Production, and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing, Business Administration, Engineering, or related technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a Supervisor or Manager

  • Availability 24 hours/day to support 24 hours of Manufacturing when reasonably needed.


  • 5+ years’ experience in a Manufacturing Environment

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

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email