Business Line Leader I

  • Barceloneta, PR


: $60,300.00 - $149,270.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


How? Become a **BUSINESS LINE LEADER I** at Abbott **Puerto Rico** in Barceloneta, at

This position work Monday to Friday in the second shift (1:00 pm).

As **BUSINESS LINE LEADER I** you will assists Operations Manager in managing and overseeing the operations and personnel of one or more production lines to maximize productivity and operating efficiencies.

Manages and oversees the coordination of labor, materials, equipment, and tooling to assemble product effectively and deliver it to inventory. Maintains a high level of product quality and traceability during product assembly.

Ensures production is performed in full compliance with the Quality System and all procedural requirements. Promotes safe work environment and behaviors.


+ Implements and manages to a staffing plan by identifying resource requirements, writing justifications for additional personnel, obtaining approval for changes, and coordinating the selection process with Human Resources.

+ Develops direct reports by securing appropriate training, assigning progressively challenging tasks, rewarding positive behavior, and applying disciplinary action as appropriate.

+ Trains and certifies to all critical assembly operations and understands all line PFM's.

+ Monitors daily work metrics and provides direction and guidance to lower-level supervisors, or skilled nonexempt staff to achieve unit or project goals.

+ Retains responsibility for product from initial assembly to final distribution.

+ Schedules and organizes assigned manufacturing lines to achieve 100% product availability and maintain targeted levels of inventories.

+ Communicates to line personnel daily while maintaining a constant line presence.

+ Maintains a safe work environment with 100% training and compliance to applicable procedures.

+ Responsible for achieving dept. attendance targets including immediate feedback to employees by instance.

+ Coordinates activities related to shift starts and changes.

+ Communicates with other departments and functions as needed in support of meeting operational objectives.

+ Helps develop, interpret, and execute policies that affect work processes and personnel within the assigned organizational unit.

+ Oversees personnel and processes to ensure production meets all associated quality standards.

+ Oversees personnel and processes to ensure full compliance with internal and external regulations.

+ Aware of and occasionally identifies internal and/or external indicators that impact the business and/or industry.

+ Contributes to the development and monitoring of area budget through regular analysis of cost and spending.


To be successful in this role, you will require the following qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree, preferred in Science Engineering

+ 3 years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience, technical, logistic, quality, manufacturing, personnel management.

+ Ability to speak and write in Spanish and English.

+ Microsoft office (Excel, Word, PP, Outlook), intermediate.

+ Technical/Business Knowledge: Manage progress of nonexempt employees for one or more production lines toward achievement of departmental goals. Manage costs of projects, manpower, and material resources for one or more production lines. Performs this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in non-compliance with company and governmental regulations.

+ Cognitive Skills: Understands and follows established work processes so as to optimize utilization of manpower and material resources within the assigned area or related departments; Develops and/or identifies new work processes for the improved utilization of manpower and material resources within the assigned area or related departments; Facilitates others' participation in the continuous improvement program; Investigates and solves basic problems that impact work processes and personnel within a unit or department.

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-###-#### or email
Associated topics: assemble, assembler, assembly, installation, reassemble, re assemble

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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