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Abbott Training Supervisor Trainee in Casa Grande, Arizona

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

FLL Trainee

Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:

This position's objective is to give the supervisor trainee the skills and knowledge necessary to supervise a Plant Manufacturing team.

The Trainee will learn the Abbott policies relating to Personnel, company goals, practices and proper procedures to achieve the plant objectives.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

  • Observe and learn how the various Plant operating areas interact and impact upon each other during the daily operations.

  • Obtain actual experience in the areas of leading a team, achievement of operational, quality, safety and financial goals.

  • Meet training requirements

  • Operate the training crew to be within budget from an overtime, material usage, expense and quality basis

  • Learn the proper employee relations techniques and requirements

  • Counseling skills

  • Open door policy

  • Safety training

  • Employee evaluations and reviews

  • This position is designed to develop supervisory skills needed to run a production crew of 6-10 employees. Trainee must deal directly with hourly production employees and learn to motivate, direct, as well as deal with employee relations situations. In addition, skills are needed in dealing with peers in other departments to achieve the goals of the department and plant.


Bachelor’s degree preferably in food science, business, industrial engineering desired, or equivalent experience.


  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory standards and requirements for infant formula and nutritionals.

  • Relevant business experience minimum 3 years or work experience combined with education.

  • Trainee needs to be able to translate the stated department’s goals into action through proper guidance and motivation of his/her employees. Decisions as to quality, personnel, and production performance can be made within plant guidelines.

Accountability / Scope/Budget:

The supervisor trainee could directly affect the quality and use of product being produced on any given shift. As the supervisor trainee will make decisions regarding personnel and training as it relates to the operation. The incumbent will receive guidance from the departmental manager of the area being worked in.

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 224-667-4913 or email