Abbott Intermediate Production Planner in Ottawa, Canada

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abbott Point of Care is a market leader in point of care testing, based in Ottawa, Ontario and East Windsor, New Jersey. The i-STAT System offers a diverse menu of blood gas, chemistry, coagulation and cardiac marker assays, which facilitates improved patient care by ease of use and rapid time to accurate results. Abbott Point of Care provides a dynamic and exciting work environment.

Job Description:

You will be responsible for planning and scheduling assigned finished goods and/or subcomponents to ensure customer fill rate is maximized and expiry exposure minimized.

Core Job Responsibility:

  • Define optimum inventory levels.

  • Create and maintain minimum 24-month supply plan including associated scenario planning and non-commercial demand.

  • Work with Manufacturing to ensure supply plan and schedule optimizes manufacturing productivity.

  • Communicate supply plan to key stakeholders including Manufacturing, Finance and Engineering.

  • Create, communicate and track weekly schedules including non-commercial builds and builds for custom orders.

  • Communicate supply related issues to management and impacted areas.

  • Monitor and analyze sales and inventory usage and adjust plan/schedule as required.

  • Maintain accuracy of Planning information in MRP system.

  • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement in Planning and Scheduling processes.

  • Review and update Planning and Scheduling SOPs to ensure accuracy.

  • Safeguard the environment and facilitate a safe and healthy workplace culture.

  • Support implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.

  • Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Other miscellaneous responsibilities as may be assigned.

Education:

  • Undergrad University Degree (Business Administration, Science or equivalent)

Skills, Experience and Requirements :

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability or aptitude to work on problems that are complex in scope where analysis of situations or data involves multiple competing factors.

  • Ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally appropriate behaviour.

  • Ability to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative in dealing with a variety of duties and responsibilities.

  • Ability to influence and lead without direct authority.

  • Ability and aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software.

  • Ability to prioritize.

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office in particular Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Knowledge of MRP and MES systems.

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain functions.

  • Advanced MS-Office Software.

Abbott Canada is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of individuals without discrimination based on factors such as race, sex, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion, disability, age, citizenship, family or marital status, political beliefs, sexual preference or other factors included in human rights legislation.

Our diversity goals for recruitment, hiring, and retention are embedded in our corporate goals, and our diversity initiatives are supported by the highest level of the organization.

We strongly believe that a diverse workforce fosters more creative and innovative thinking throughout the organization. Creating an inclusive environment, where everyone is respected and valued, enables us to leverage our diversity as a business driver and strengthens our position as a global leader.

Abbott strives to promote and maintain an inclusive, high-performing culture that allows all employees to reach their full potential and contribute to Abbott’s success.

JOB FAMILY:

Supply Chain

DIVISION:

APOC Point of Care

LOCATION:

Canada > Ottawa : 185 Corkstown Road

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

M-F (Canada)

TRAVEL:

Not specified

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday), Not Applicable

Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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