New Process Development Manager
Abbott in Ireland. In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946. Abbott Ireland Vascular Division – Clonmel. Abbott Vascular is one of the world's leading vascular care businesses. Abbott Vascular is uniquely focused on advancing the treatment of vascular disease and improving patient care by combining the latest medical device innovations with world-class pharmaceuticals, investing in research and development and advancing medicine through training and education. Our broad line of vascular devices–which includes vessel closure, endovascular and coronary technologies–are used to treat vessel diseases of the heart, carotid arteries and peripheral blood vessels. These vessel diseases can lead to heart attack, stroke, critical limb ischemia and other serious vascular conditions. Discover why candidates choose a career at Abbott Ireland here. We currently have a vacancy for a New Process Development Manager this position will involve the following: Provides support to the manufacturing organisation to facilitate efficient operations within the production area, to optimise existing processes, and to ensure that production goals are met. Monitors performance of equipment, machines and tools and corrects equipment problems or process parameters that produce non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues. Interfaces with research and development organisations to integrate new products or processes into the existing manufacturing area. In addition to the above, this position will focus on automation of new and existing processes on site. Key Responsibilities. I. Implements a staffing plan by identifying resource requirements, writing justifications for additional personnel, obtaining approval for changes, and coordinating the selection process with human resources. 2. Develops direct reports by securing appropriate training, assigning progressively challenging tasks, applying progressive disciplinary action as appropriate and conducting formal written and verbal performance reviews. 3. Monitors daily work operations and provides direction and guidance to lower-level supervisors, experienced exempt employees, or skilled nonexempt staff to achieve unit or project goals. 4. Interacts with internal and external customers, by meeting regularly, responding to requests and explaining procedures. 5. Interprets and executes policies that affect work processes and personnel within the assigned organisational unit. 6. Contributes to the development of operational policies and procedures that affect personnel within the assigned organisational unit. 7. Monitors compliance with company policies and procedures for example compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA), British Standards Institution (BSI), relevant employment law etcetera (etc.). 8. Monitors internal and external indicators by reviewing reports and newsletters, reading organisational literature, meeting with peers and reading departmental reports. 9. Contributes to the development and monitoring of area budgetthrough regular analysis of cost and spending. 10. Participates in validation activity. Role may vary between providing input to owning activities such as protocol/report writing and managing execution of validation activities. Experience/Education: 1. National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) level 7 qualification in a relevant discipline and 6+ years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. 2. (Technical/Business Knowledge (Job Skills)) Monitors progress of exempt individuals, teams, supervisors or nonexempt technical individuals toward departmental goals. Monitors costs of projects and of human and material resources within a department or unit, monitors external environment in area of technical or professional responsibility. Will be performing this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations. 3.(Cognitive Skills) Develops and/or identifies new work processes and the improved utilisation of human and material resources within the assigned area or related departments, facilitates others involvement in the continuous improvement program; investigates and solves problems that impact work processes and personnel within the assigned unit. 4. (Influence/Leadership) Promotes the attainment of group goals by selecting, motivating, and training capable staff. Provides leadership to assigned units by communicating and providing guidance towards achieving group objectives. 5. (Planning/Organisation) Schedules human and material resources within a group or section in conjunction with near-term plans to ensure their availability; carries out operations within an established budget. 6. (Decision Making/Impact) Assignments are expressed in the form of tasks and objectives, generally makes day-to-day decisions within established guidelines regarding work processes or schedules in order to achieve the program objectives established by senior management; consequences of erroneous decisions would normally result in serious delays to assigned projects or operations with substantial expenditure of time, human resources, and funds, without jeopardising future business activity. 7. (Supervision Received) Works under minimal supervision. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. 8. (Supervision Provided) Provides direction and guidance to supervisors, ex experienced exempt and/or skilled nonexempt levels of employees; evaluates performance of and assists in career development planning for subordinates; often responsible for a local functional or process activity. 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