Abbott Procurement / Risk Manager in Dublin, Ireland

Job Description

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Finance Shared Services Centre (FSSC)

Abbott Ireland support a number of Abbott’s European businesses and are in the process of setting up a Finance SSC in Ireland (Cherrywood) to maximize the scope of services. You will be working as part of a dynamic and diverse organisation alongside outstanding people who are forward thinking, collaborative and recognised leaders in their areas. We can offer an excellent benefits package including a clear career development path. We invest in our people’s ongoing learning and professional development.

This candidate can be hired in the three following locations:

  • Zwolle, The Netherlands

  • UK, AN Commercial offices

  • Dublin AN office

Discover why candidates choose a career at Abbott Ireland here at

  • Development of milk protein category strategies to align with Organizational objectives, as well as the dairy procurement strategies for Europe

  • Ability to assess category risks and opportunities, then develop, initiate, communicate and manage the execution of supply chain strategies representing up to $200 million annual expenditure

  • Support Commercial sales objectives by providing an uninterrupted source of dairy materials to all global manufacturing sites & Third Party Manufacturing locations for our Nutrition and Established Pharma divisions.

  • Secure consistency of contracts across the global dairy commodities

  • Establish and maintain relationships with new and existing suppliers worldwide

  • Provide guidance in regards to supplier selection and ongoing supplier relationships with other areas of AN and EPD, including Engineering, R&D, SQA, QA, Regulatory, Medical and manufacturing plants

  • Manage supply base to meet changing global regulatory environment (animal health certificates, food safety, food additives, packaging restrictions, etc)

  • Financial: Responsible for division purchases and commitment of funds up to $200MM. Establish and submit financial plans to Director for global commodities. Responsibility for delivering against financial plans, updates and LRP. Responsible for the strategies and programs to minimize the cost of materials and services. Identification and execution across Divisions of cost savings projects using internal and external resources. Responsible for managing spend PPV

  • Provide leadership, assure compliance, manage, coach, and develop other team members

Education Level

Bachelors Degree (± 16 years)

Science or technical field

MBA or a Master of Science in related fields preferred


7 to 10 years

Procurement, Strategic Sourcing or Supply Chain Management

5-7 years

Exposed to Dairy Markets

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