Abbott TPM Operations Manager in Sligo, Ireland

About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs more than 3,200 people across 11 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 operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. 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.

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We currently have a vacancy for a TPM Operations and this position will involve the following:

  • Manages teams within the Contract Manufacturing Sub-Function.

  • Focus is on policy and strategy implementation and control rather than development.

  • Typically handles short-term operational/tactical responsibilities.


  • As the Manager of the Contract Manufacturing Sub-Function, oversees the strategy implementation and operations for monitoring quality, compliance and regulatory aspects between company and third party manufacturers including relationship management, technical issues, schedule conflicts, quality issues, vendor selection and evaluation.

  • Provides contractors with the proper information to ensure that contractors meet quality standards.

  • Acts as liaison between company and contractors to ensure all products are manufactured following good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and quality products are released and available to meet customer needs.

Identifies potential new contractors and evaluates financial stability of new suppliers.

  • Coordinates the development of documentation for contractor manual.

  • May respond to cost and feasibility requests and obtain vendor quotations.


Education Level - Associates Degree (± 13 years)


Minimum 7 years

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