3rd Shift Production Specialist Lead I

Lake County, Illinois
Jan 21, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Describe the primary goals, objecves or funcons or outputs of this posion. The Producon Specialist Lead I will work in a high performing and fast-paced pharmaceucal finishing operaon in order to meet our producon requirements while maintaining the utmost focus on safety and quality. He or she will support setup, changeover, packaging, equipment troubleshoong, and AQL sampling of pharmaceucal products. He or she will be expected to contribute to and build a team environment by leading and working with his or her peers daily on a finishing line. He or she will be responsible for creang a quality-focused environment by movang/influencing others and always driving for excellence within his or her team

Responsibilies :

Adhere to Environmental, Health, and Safety procedures while facilitang a proacve safety culture. Use Abbvie approved tools for the job to minimize the introducon of extraneous maer into the packaging process.

Perform all housekeeping cleans on the finishing lines. Able to complete line clearances for lot and list changes and perform blowing of the finishing line/equipment on 1-2 value stream(s).

Setup and troubleshoot automated equipment in primary and secondary packaging area within 1-2 value streams. Performs vision system tasks at the mechanic level in 1-2 value streams. Responsible for proper handling and disposion of commodies used during setup and troubleshoong to minimize MUV.

Perform Quality impacul tasks throughout the producon run, including but not limited to pulling samples, AQL sampling, and bulk/commodity accountability. Perform Final ID of finished goods and execute Batch Record Excepons.

Escalate safety, quality, technical and operang concerns and ideas in a mely manner to the appropriate groups.

Iniate and complete POM’s excepons and SAP transacons such as bulk returns and over/under commodity consumpon. Iniates work orders in CMMS 12/2/2020 JDForm 2/2 (Maximo) for repairs/improvements to be planned and scheduled.

Servicing and operang automated and semi-automated manufacturing equipment to produce finished product for 1-2 value stream(s) with the ability to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervision.

Sustain 6S of parts and tooling across the department you work in.

Communicate and drive improvement opportunies through cross funconal teams. Works closely with the producon schedule and understands line priories while working with minimal/limited supervision.


High school diploma with equivalent experience. Technical cerficate or degree preferred. Technical experience and troubleshoong aptude preferred. Meet the requirements of a Producon Technician I or have equivalent experience.

Demonstrated focus and understanding of the importance of maintaining the highest level of quality and ensuring compliance to site level policies and procedures.

Ability to escalate and communicate issues to appropriate operaons, engineering and mechanical team required.

Knowledge on vision systems faults and resoluon preferred.

Basic computer skills and ability to learn new programs and applicaons required.

Understanding and experience with systems such as POMs, SAP, and MAXIMO preferred.

4-5+ years of knowledge of related cGMP requirements and procedures preferred.

Requires standing up to 8-12hs per day and liing up to 25 pounds.

Work 40 to 48 hours per week and may work as many as 60 hours depending on manufacturing demands.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
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