Senior Supervisor, Construction Services, Electrical & Controls

Lake County, Illinois
May 26, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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The function of the Construction Services Supervisor is to improve work force productivity, make safety and quality enhancements, and maintain project estimates and schedules.  This will be achieved by anticipating, communicating, and eliminating potential delays, obstacles, and schedule conflicts.  This role has supervisory responsibilities over personnel in the construction organization including tradespeople and other technical personnel.  Within the role, the construction supervisor will act as the primary liaison for cross-functional customers and be the point person for construction related items that occur on job sites.  The construction supervisor will also be responsible for collecting, compiling, organizing, and reporting out on construction related KPI’s.


•Supervisory responsibility for construction function including performance evaluation, talent acquisition, succession planning, training and talent development, and performance management.
•Provides direct oversight to employees/staff personnel performing functions within the construction and project environment
•Conducts field observations and reviews projects to determine the exact requirements and priority
•Enforces compliance with all policies and procedures including but not limited to safety and quality requirements, and any requirements of relevant regulating bodies (OSHA, FDA, EPA, etc)
•Review and approve construction cost estimates for trade specific projects, and accountable for accuracy of those estimates
•Monitors frequency and accuracy of work and is responsible for timely completion along with meeting project estimates
•Performs special projects as directed by management such as reports, evaluates process problems to determine solutions, audits work techniques; performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned by Management
•Ensures good customer service by effectively communicating the status of work to customers and sharing adequate job information with other work groups when passing work on to another group
•Demonstrates a high level of cooperation with other personnel and actively seeks to improve methods and work processes which increases productivity, reduces cost and increases customer satisfaction



•Requires a Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of relevant work experience, or a Technical degree with 10+ years of relevant work experience
•Requires 3+ years of leadership experience, either as a formal people leader or as a cross-functional team/project lead
•Strong oral/written communication skills and presentation experience
•Technical expertise (Engineering, Maintenance, Construction, etc.) is strongly desired
•Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects/priorities simultaneously
•Possesses planning and organizational skills
•Familiar with construction drawings, blueprints, one-line diagrams, etc
•Comfortable with advance functions of Microsoft Office suite

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At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.