Abbott Sr. Buyer/Planner in St. Paul, Minnesota

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

This role will be responsible for all supply chain activities related to new product introduction for Structural Heart in Woodridge and Plymouth.

Specific responsibilities include

  • Manage supplier selection, planning and purchasing activity related to new product introductions within Structural Heart

  • Implement and institutionalize a robust supply chain process that can be duplicated on all new projects

  • Most parts will not be released in SAP so this person will create and manage a robust manual tracking system of parts within the BOM.

  • Work collaboratively with multiple functional groups including R&D, Product Development, Program Management and Quality

  • Primary location will be in Woodridge, but will need to work from the Plymouth facility as needed to support Amplatzer related products

Candidates should have the following qualifications.

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or related degree or equivalent experience.

  • Supply Chain background and experience working with suppliers

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • SAP experience

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