Abbott Scheduler in Alajuela, Costa Rica

The Supply Planner manages production planning for their assigned product(s). Position will be responsible for translating commercial demand and inventory strategies/targets into effective supply plans. Supply Planner will coordinate production plans that span multiple plants. Incumbent will be required to coordinate with Demand Planning, Operations and other planners to resolve plant scheduling conflicts and capacity constraints. The Supply Planner is primarily focused on the next 24 months horizon. Incumbent is expected to work independently, with regular support from department management supervision.

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

  • Maintain internal and external customer service levels for products.

  • Analyze plant throughput within customer service, capacity, efficiency, and inventory plan framework.

  • Assist Program and Project management groups, project activity and schedule of new products, new processes, etc.

  • Develop production plans for Plan and LBE purposes.

  • Present at monthly meetings with plant and division operations to review and implement operations strategies.


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 2-5 years of related work experience with a complete understanding of specified functional area (Experience could be from Materials Management, Manufacturing, Planning, or combined experience)

  • APICS certification or Advanced degree preferred.

  • Bilingual English-Spanish

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