Abbott Logistics Associate in Sydney, Australia

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. 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, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and passionate Logistics Associate to support our ever-expanding Vascular division.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for managing and maintaining inventory integrity both in the warehouse & on consignment to achieve service level targets whilst ensuring the timely delivery of Abbott Vascular products to our customers; and providing support to the sales and marketing teams in inventory analysis and upkeep of optimal stock levels through product launches, recalls and swap outs.

The main aspects of this role include:

  • Stock ordering for Australia and New Zealand, stock validations, returned goods management, reporting and analysis, short dated goods management, expired, excess and obsolete management and reporting, stock write off management, stock adjustments, logical location management

  • Provide resolution for all customer issues, build and maintain relationships with all customers, both internal and external. i.e. sales management, product management, territory management, customer service

  • In-depth knowledge of inventory management as it relates to consignment inventory management

  • Monitor and proactively manage stock and inventory levels, ensure accurate and timely completion of inventory reconciliations

  • Maintain regular validations scheduling, processing and management for all territory managers according to the validations schedule

  • In consultation with Sales/Marketing, co-ordinate all local stock requirements including regular orders, launches, obsolescence planning and special orders (e.g. recalls/quarantine product, stop shipment, PME, PPT)

  • Monitor and process all inventory control reconciliations (e.g. consignment validations etc.) regularly visiting each account to review/reconcile and optimise stock levels to their needs

  • Continuously improve inventory management systems to streamline procedures and reduce operating costs. Monthly reporting to management on key focus areas within inventory and warehousing

  • Maintain relevant, accurate and accessible records of all activities

In addition to the above, the relevant experience and skills are required:

  • 3+ years' experience in a Logistics/similar role

  • Previous experience with SAP a must

  • Previous experience dealing with inventory control

  • Previous experience liaising with internal stakeholders and external customers across ANZ

  • Prior experience in the Healthcare/Medical Device industry would be highly regarded

  • Relevant tertiary qualification preferred

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven team player

  • Computer literacy with MS Office programs preferred

This role will work within a team of very capable and passionate individuals committed to getting the best outcomes for the patients and the customers that we serve.

Abbott provides some fantastic benefits for our employees, these include:

  • Free Parking

  • Barista on site

  • Onsite Gym with Classes

  • Mothers Room

  • Discounted Healthcare

  • Discounted Shares program

  • Fresh fruit available to employees

  • AND…..Lots, lots more

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit our careers site at www.abbottcareers.com for more information

Abbott is an equal opportunity employer

We ask that recruiters respect our internal recruitment process and PSA panel, and refrain from contacting us, or referring candidates to this role.

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 corpjat@abbott.com