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Supply Chain Manager

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.A healthy heart is essential to good health. That's why we're committed to advancing treatments for people with cardiovascular disease. As a global leader in Cardiac Rhythm Technologies, our breakthrough medical technologies help restore people's health so they can get back to living their best lives, faster. We focus on innovative technologies that can improve the way doctors treat people with heart arrhythmias, or irregular heartbeats. -This position will be located in our Scottsdale, AZ office. Summary: This role has ownership of Supply Chain through individual contributor direct reports of assigned product lines/value streams and is responsible for some or all of the following supply chain sub disciplines: demand planning, product life cycle planning, purchasing, production scheduling, inventory management, customer service, freight and logistics and warehouse efficiency. Responsible for managing metrics to scorecard our performance in these areas. WHAT YOU'LL DO - -

  • Provides leadership and partners with key stake holders across the entity to drive process improvement and meet business objectives.
  • Provides leadership to Supply Chain Professionals through setting goals which align to the entity's annual operating plans and managing the execution of goals through coaching and mentoring.
  • Develops a culture of continuous improvement, professional growth, cross functional/cross divisional collaboration and goal planning and execution.
  • Develops and communicates plans which ensure entity resources are optimized and service levels are not sacrificed and adequate inventory exists to support the organization.
  • Direct individuals, remove obstacles and implement practices which ensures customers receive product in a timely manner using cost efficient processes (workforce planning, inventory management, purchasing, systems utilization).
  • Analyzes team recommendations, then prepares, presents, obtains buy in, communicates and implements annual plans for assigned product lines.
  • Identifies and implements actions to maximize synergistic opportunities between all global entities.
  • Hires and retains a diverse, highly qualified staff and provides ongoing performance feedback. Maintains a safe and professional work environment.
  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.
  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
    • Bachelors Degree ( - 16 years) In Business Administration or Supply Chain related body of knowledge OR an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • Minimum 10 years
    • Supply Chain experience with pattern of progressing responsibilities.
    • 3 years leading Supply Chain teams.
    • 5 years of experience in the Medical Device industry. 7 years of experience working with Supply Chain software
    • Experience with global supply chain teams including policy and procedure development, strategy formulation, regulatory compliance, quality systems and product life cycle planning. Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross division business unit model preferred. Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment. Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results. Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced changing environment. Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization. Multi-tasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner. Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountable. Ability to travel approximately 25%, including internationally. WHAT WE OFFER - -At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: -
      • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance - -
      • Financial security -through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans - -
        • Health care and well-being programs -including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs -
        • Paid time off - -
        • 401(k) -retirement savings with a generous company match -
        • The stability of a company -with a record of strong financial performance and history of -being actively involved in local communities - -Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:--- - - -Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. -Connect with us at -, on Facebook at - -and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal. -

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Scottsdale , Supply Chain Manager, Professions , Scottsdale, Arizona

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