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Abbott Sr. Director Global Supply Chain in Plymouth, Minnesota

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Job Title

Senior Director Global Supply Chain

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/tackling-student-debt-for-our-employees.html) student debt program and FreeU (https://www.abbott.com/corpnewsroom/strategy-and-strength/college-degree-for-free-its-possible-with-freeu.html) education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

The Sr. Director Global Supply Chain is responsible to ensure customer's expectations are met in an efficient manner for Abbott Point of Care. This is achieved through: -Leading and directing the Distribution Organization including global freight and logistics process-modelling, negotiations, spend; -Leading the Divisional Planning organization for successful lifecycle management of products; -Managing TPM activities-contracts, supply planning; -Leading Divisional strategic sourcing activities; -Ensuring compliance with all Abbott corporate and local Quality, Financial, Regulatory, Purchasing, EHS policies and regulations; -Working collaboratively together with Commercial and Demand Planning to ensure successful inventory planning and management;

What You’ll Work On

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System.

  • Responsible for compliance and applicable corporate and divisional policies and procedures.

  • Lead distribution for APOC Divisional sales greater than $500MM and ensure world-class customer service. Manage Divisional inventory and obsolescence budgets to hit LRP.

  • Lead Divisional capacity planning and plant loading process-short and long term.

  • Manage all compliance related areas for hazardous materials, REACH, duty, etc.

  • Ensure purchasing and financial compliance with all inventory and non-inventory spend for the Division. Ensure quality compliance.

  • Manage TPM contracts and supply planning for APOC.

  • Participate with Commercial organization on product lifecycle management and product rationalization programs.

  • Responsible for distribution and customer service level of 99.5% for all APOC products worldwide, with a sales value greater than $500mm -Leadership of all supply chain role in 2 countries. -Negotiation support to Manufacturing Ops on +$50MM spend;

  • Manages Divisional inventory; Role has significant impact and visibility on the company’s operations, revenues, and strategic direction.

  • Must be articulate and able to communicate effectively with Corporate officers, DVPs, directors, managers and employees across the corporation.

  • The incumbent must influence decisions made by other functional groups and business franchises.

  • In addition, the position requires prior leadership experience involving multi-disciplinary organizations across functional team.

  • This position is highly independent and receives periodic/minimal direction from Divisional leaders; demonstrated appropriate level of leadership experience to lead with and without authority; will interact frequently with Division management with executive responsibility and therefore requires high levels of competence, confidence and credibility.

  • Strategic and tactical decisions will be made based upon data this individual provides and/or presents in a management or informal setting.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • 10+ years related work experience

  • Proven leadership within the Supply organization

  • Experience at leading large organizations; -Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional activities

  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal

The base pay for this position is $184,000.00 – $368,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

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