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Abbott Manager, Supply Chain Integration in Alameda, California

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

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At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Our location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Manager of Supply Chain Integration

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The main goal of the Manager of Supply Chain Integration is to design and drive and end-to-end supply chain to a best- in-class operation, efficiently integrated with the rest of the organization. Focus of the role is on turning supply chain into a strategic advantage for ADC via business excellence and continuous improvement initiatives with the goal of maximizing business results. Concentrate on value-added long-term strategic initiatives and consider options to identify and eliminate non value-add activities.

Main Responsibilities

  • Implement industry best practice, by the identification and implementation of new tools and technology, to support the supply chain functions.

  • Lead implementation programs, ensuring quality delivery and expected outcomes. This includes the gathering of business requirements, development of process flows, high level solution design, user acceptance testing, training and change management.

  • Define, implement and deploy Supply Chain solutions (process/business models, ERP/WMS/TMS/planning systems, database tools, management of change) across Supply Chain functions (Forecasting, Planning, Order Fulfillment, Procurement, Logistics, Master Data Management)

  • Identify and execute opportunities to streamline and standardize processes based on detailed understanding of ERP, planning, WMS, TMS systems.

  • Continually liaise with other business functions to create value and break barriers between supply chain, IT, commercial, finance, manufacturing and the rest of the organization

  • Support and interface with key supply chain processes, spanning across Order Management, Procurement, Outsourced Manufacturing and Supplier Collaboration

  • Engage with business stakeholders, by partnering with the operations leads and strategic Subject Matter Experts, to understand their strategic objectives, initiatives, pain points and needs for transforming their supply chain.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or Business Management or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience

Preferred

  • Masters degree

  • Communication - Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrated by solid executive presence, the ability to operate in the details or at executive level, and the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Proven ability to create solid project plans and to manage full lifecycle of project execution with rigor and disciple around deliverable creation and deliverable quality

  • Operate as a both strategic thinker and detail-oriented operational management

  • Functional or Technical knowledge of configuring ERP, production planning, integrated business planning, WMS, TMS modules

  • Knowledge of integration between different ERP modules, planning, WMS, TMS modules

  • Strong problem-solving skills, self-directed and capable of working with minimal supervision in a team environment and customer focus.

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills with ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical customers

  • Proven track record of delivery and leading large-scale SAP or other ERP solutions across the Supply Chain domain.

  • Working knowledge of how manufacturing works, including TPMs

  • Proven experience in building business case and metrics for project, based on data analytics and fact-based rationale.

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: www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

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.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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