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Supply Chain & Logistics Manager

Abbott

Abbott

Operations
Alameda, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

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.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE

Plan, direct, and monitor all inventory control, storage, shipping, and receiving activities so that the organization has access to the inputs, materials, goods, and services it needs for its current and future operations.

Responsible for collaborating with retailers on replenishment and supply chain performance management.

Able to manage all aspects of a large scale and complex Operations-related project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• Responsible for purchasing, inventory management, freight & logistics, and warehouse efficiency. Responsible for managing metrics to ensure accurate inventory and prevent supply interruption.

• Effectively balance inventory levels, minimizing excess inventory costs while ensuring product availability and minimized backorders.

• Coordinate between functional site groups and division counterparts so the supply of produced units meets demand on time and in full. Achieve site volume and inventory targets.

• Interpret inventory requests, orders, and other documents to coordinate materials handling activities with the organization’s current and anticipated demand for goods and materials.

• Coordinate purchasing, receiving, and shipping support to all site departments, in liaison with external stakeholders including third party suppliers and division departments including procurement.

• Oversee inventory control systems that track the status of purchase orders, inventory levels, and production requirements.

• Continually review current 3PL’s and possible future providers; develop and maintain strong and effective partnerships

• Initiate projects to improve supply chain processes, improve supply chain efficiency, and reduce supply chain cost

• Design, communicate, and implement operational plans for completing projects; monitor progress and performance against the project plan; resolve operational problems, minimize delays.

• Liaise with other areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project. Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.

• Ensure compliance to all applicable business policies, laws and regulations, inclusive of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and other regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures, and processes.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelors Degree (± 16 years)

Business Administration or related field preferred

Experience/Background

Minimum 5 years experience

Experience in a warehouse or manufacturing environment is required

Knowledge of supply chain/inventory management systems is required

Experience managing all aspects of Logistics operations including 3PL relationships is preferred

Experience with multiple distribution channels including, but not limited to, Direct-to-Consumer (web) and Retail is preferred

Knowledge and experience in medical device product lifecycle and regulatory agencies is preferred

Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced changing environment

Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountable

SAP and Microsoft Office skills required



The base pay for this position is $109,300.00 – $218,500.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.