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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift



Full Time

On Site


Fairfield, California, United States

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 is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Abbott’s Nutrition Division 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.

Our plant in Fairfield, California, currently has an opportunity for a Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift (1:30 PM - 10:30 PM Pacific, Mondays – Fridays). This location is Abbott’s only manufacturing plant that makes its Zone Perfect and Glucerna nutrition bars, with 180 million bars produced annually. Working here, you’ll feel part of a family – a family of 210 that works together to help nourish the world.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • 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, Medical Benefits start Day 1

  • Vacation – 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st year is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays

  • Company Paid Pension Plan

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%

  • Tuition reimbursement, the [Register to View] student debt program and [Register to View] education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

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The Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift (1:30 PM - 10:30 PM Pacific, Mondays – Fridays) is responsible for directing the manufacturing operations performed in a shift or group of production lines, ensuring they reach volume, quality, and cost goals. The role will work onsite at our Fairfield, California manufacturing plant.

  • Model and promote the behaviors that ensure delivery of high quality products for our customers while championing compliance with Abbott policies and procedures, meeting all local and statutory requirements, and adhering to the regulatory requirements of countries to which products are shipped

  • Lead efforts required to deliver Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) performance

  • Prepare and actively participate in internal and external EHS audits and incident/accident investigation and reporting; coupled with timely implementation of corrective and preventative actions

  • Lead efforts required to deliver quality and compliance performance

  • Model and drive continuous improvement programs utilizing operational excellence and common tools and methodologies in processes and procedures

  • Responsible for the overall results for a single shift of multi shift manufacturing lines

  • Additional accountability could include providing overall manufacturing leadership for shift manufacturing operations along with responsibility for individual team Drive Operating Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) objectives, understand drivers, and developing and executing plans around improvement of line performance and quality metrics

  • Develop plans and execute efforts required to train and develop employees to improve overall manufacturing capability to deliver performance results

  • Assure team members are trained and understand duties, responsibilities, and performance against established expectations

  • Directly supervise team and lead staffing activities

  • Ensure compliance with all HR policies and procedures

  • Champion positive employee relations by maintaining a high profile presence on the floor, direct engagement with employees, regular open communications and encouraging knowledge sharing and open exchange of ideas


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 2 or more years of experience in a manufacturing industry or relevant industry, within a supervisor role


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership experience

  • 2 or more years of experience in the food or beverage manufacturing industry, within a leadership role

  • Lean Six Sigma skills – experience implementing Continuous Improvement tools & methodologies

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

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Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity and a Military/Veteran Friendly employer.

The salary for this role is between $56,700 – $113,300