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    Team Manager Maintenance

    Abbott is a global healthcare company committed to helping people live not just longer, but better. We employ around 110,000 people in 160 countries with a diverse portfolio spanning pharmaceuticals, nutrition, diagnostics and devices.

    At Abbott, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the world through challenging and rewarding work as part of a highly successful and trusted organization that is shaping the future of health. Realize your potential!

    For our Engineering & Maintenance department at Abbott Nutrition based in Zwolle (NL) we are looking for a:

    Team Manager Maintenance

    The Team Manager Maintenance is responsible for all production line related maintenance activities for the Zwolle site. Improve the short, medium and long-term effectiveness and quality of the technical production equipment, to ensure all direct and indirect production equipment on site is available for full use for the maximum amount of time possible against the appropriate cost and in a sustainable manner. The Team Manager will lead several (12 FTE) direct reports and improves the effectiveness of the team (members).

    Tasks & Responsibilities

    • Manage and improve the maintenance and improvement program for all the present and new (machine) equipment of the Zwolle site.

    • Responsible for Technical Warehouse.

    • Bring the department to the next level: Maintenance Excellence.

    • Responsible for managing finance.

    • Develop and implement a reliable program for preventive and corrective maintenance of equipment.

    • Liaise closely with the Technology and Engineering group to contribute / execute technical and innovative (capital) projects. Ensure support and participation by the department.

    • Define, propose and implement objectives and best practices within the department.

    • Follow up, regularly review and improve departmental work methods, procedures and organization.

    • Develop the long-term plan for technical replacements (LRP).

    • Communicate to management the results and developments achieved by the department.

    • Decides and prioritizes on continuous improvement actions for the maintenance activities.

    • Initiate and implement improvement actions projects at department level.


    • Bachelor degree degree in technology, engineering or other relevant disciplines; proven leadership skills.

    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in operational businesses.

    • preferably experience in managing a maintenance department before.

    Abbott capabilities

    • Abbott First (servant leadership, ownership, transparent, one team, judgment)

    • Play to Win (insight driven, decisiveness, anticipatory problem solving)

    • One Step Ahead (drive the market, strategic, results focused)

    • Powered by People (build trust, coach and develop, create culture, inclusive)

    Job specific competencies

    • Management skills Organization Awareness Empathy Collaboration Decisiveness and Persuasion Finance Clear communication

    What do we offer?

    Abbott provides a varied, challenging and international position in a dynamic and pleasant working environment. In our organization, you can count on excellent primary and secondary benefits (for example: holiday bonus, 13th month salary, etc.) a positive working atmosphere, a personal growth plan, extensive training opportunities and good career perspective.

    How to apply?

    If you are appealed by Abbott, looking for a job with meaning and recognize yourself in the outlined profile, please make your interest known before May 1, 2021, by sending your job application and resume to the and apply via the job portal ( If you need additional information on the content of the job, please feel free to send an email to Meltem Cakir (

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