Abbott Senior Capital Project Analyst - Columbus, OH in Columbus, Ohio

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Function / Primary Goals / Objectives:

The primary function of the Senior Engineer/Analyst is to track the Capital expenditures for Abbott Nutrition (AN) and create metrics across the Abbott Nutrition network that drive visibility and measureable improvements. The Sr Engineer/Analyst will play a key role in tracking and analyzing Request for Capital Expenditures (RCE), capital project data and driving accurate RCE submission. This position will capture data across systems to maintain a user-friendly repository that tracks our Capital and Project activity, to allow business managers and other users to make more informed future business decisions. The candidate must have a broad background of industry best practices and performance metrics, as well as financial and capital project acumen. This role will interface (calls/emails) with Abbott Nutrition sites and functions in countries all around the world, requiring flexibility in communication and cultural sensitivities.

Essential Responsibilities

Capital Projects:

  • Ensure accurate project submission, responsible for approval process for all AN projects $1MM and under in Capital

  • Maintain the Capital Planning project database

  • Familiar with SAP/ERP systems

  • Manage the project accounting process, the project change process (scope, budget and schedule changes), and project close-out process

  • Create/update and deliver training on Capital processes to the AN organization worldwide

Metrics/Analytics/ Reporting:

  • Maintain Capital Planning Microsoft SharePoint sites and publish reports to it.

  • Develop dashboards and reports for the Capital Business Office (CBO)

  • Ability to translate business trends and goals into a data driven analytical approach

  • Proactively identifies strategic improvements in tools and processes

  • Excellent teamwork and ability to function across multiple areas of the business

  • Provide support to other areas of the Capital Business cross-functional teams across the organization to understand overall business goals, improve reporting, and assist with larger scale projects as needed

  • Ability to use Power BI (or similar software tool) to display trends

Additional Responsibilities

  • Develops new procedures and standards

  • Complies with all regulations and standards for quality, Environmental, Health, Safety, and Energy (EHS&E) Global Policies, Abbott Engineering Standards, and other governance areas as applicable

Qualifications/Background

  • Familiar with the Project Management Life Cycle

  • Extensive competencies in documentation and data management

  • Strong written and presentations skills; ability to communicate effectively with senior management and work well with team

  • Possesses interpersonal skills to negotiate and reconcile differences to all levels within the organization

  • Personal integrity and courage to escalate any project or process issues and advocate for responsible solutions to management

  • Accountability- Works under general direction toward predetermined goals and objectives

  • Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage deadlines

  • Strong Microsoft Office experience – advanced MS Excel and IT system experience desired

  • Microsoft Power BI knowledge/experience preferred

Technical Competence

  • While not required, a strong understanding of technical concepts, modeling/simulation capabilities, and/or a manufacturing background will be very beneficial in this role as the majority of the projects being supported through this team are in support of AN’s manufacturing network.

Travel: 10%

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Engineering

  • Desired 3+ years of strong business analytics experience.

JOB FAMILY:

Engineering

DIVISION:

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

LOCATION:

United States > Columbus : 2900 Easton Square Place

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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