Abbott is a global health care company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of health care. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 160 countries and employs approximately 110,000 people.
Divided over the Dutch Abbott plants in Heerlen, Zwolle, Olst, Weesp, Breda, Hoofddorp en Veenendaal, Abbott offers a variety of positions.
About Abbott Vascular Netherlands (AVN)
Abbott Vascular Netherlands in Heerlen, The Netherlands, is responsible for the worldwide distribution of Abbott's vascular products. From our 10,000 m2 warehouse we ship an average of 765,000 units per month to hospitals, Abbott distributors and Abbott affiliates in Europe, Middle East, Africa and South America.
Every day, more than 175 employees in our warehouse and in supporting departments work on processing customer orders, maintaining a high service level to ensure that our customers receive the right products on time. With our TIER structure, Abbott Vascular Netherlands offers a complete and high standard Supply Chain solution, including an extensive range of value-add logistics activities such as labeling, relabeling and reworking of products to meet country specific needs.
What your primary objective will be
Manage, Control, coordinate, evaluate and have responsibility for all the SC and Procurement processes in AVN.
For Products that use SNP as a planning tool, own the tool, be responsible for the Master data in SNP and have a strategy in place that prevent back-orders in the supply-chain for these products. Supervise AVN users of the system.
Manage SC and procurement processes within AVN in compliance with Corporate Purchasing Policies (CPP), Division SC procedures. Own, develop, and maintain local SC and Procurement policies related to SC/purchasing and have knowledge of local policies and procedures that have impact on AVN SC and procurement.
Coordinate analysis of AVN inventory, Demand, Supply and product availability. Define actions opportunities and risks regarding these topics and work with respective stakeholders, internal and external to solve issues and implement improvements.
Act as an Internal Business Partner for all other functions within AVN, work with other functions to support AVN and Abbott's goals and strategy.
Be responsible for the Product Master data within AVN, Own the New Product Introduction (NPI) process within AVN.
Have overall responsibility for the SC and Procurement team and develop the team within Abbott's core competencies.
Develop and maintain AVN procurement and SC strategy.
Represent AVN SC/procurement in the Site Leadership team.
Wat your major accountabilities will be
Closely follow internal and external development that are relevant for the AVN Business
Maintain updated knowledge of Systems such as SAP, SNP, reporting and data analysis tools that are used within Abbott or of potential use for AVN in the future. In order to guide the team SC team in getting information and educate the team on using systems in a way that support the SC/Procurement strategy.
Partner with relevant stakeholders within AVN, Division SC, Division Procurement, Suppliers such as Abbott manufacturing sites, external suppliers for products and suppliers for commodities.
Lead or be part of projects that have impact on AVN SC and/or procurement such as f.i. Integration projects,
Develop, Define and adapt Supply chain and procurement scorecards and KPI's relevant for AVN and Division management to support business strategies.
Identify risks and opportunities that relate to non-specific SC and Procurement processes and partner the responsible groups to indicate and implement solutions or improvements.
What education/experience you bring
Bachelor and/or Master: international business, preferably concentration supply chain.
Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience in a medical device environment, preferably in multiple disciplines such as Supply Chain, Procurement, Business excellent, operation.
Preferably experience in leading a team.
Fluent in English, proficient in Dutch
What we offer?
Work at the #1 top employer in the Netherlands for 2 consecutive years
A competitive salary, 13th month, additional holidays, incentives and IKB.
A role with a lot of growth and development possibilities!
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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.