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.
At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That's why we're focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We're revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.
Abbott Diabetes Care Headquarters location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Senior Procurement Specialist, Resins Category Management. This role is positioned as an integral member of our Global Sourcing - Category Management team, and provides future growth opportunities for the incumbent based on performance.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Responsible for business operations for resins category management. Drive global operational consistency across Abbott Diabetes Care.
Works closely with business stakeholders in Corporate and Divisional functions to enable business continuity, including driving implementation plans.
Nurtures stakeholder relationships by serving as a strong business partner, helping to identify business critical needs and requirements while providing operational support that meets immediate and long-term demands.
Strategic representative of Abbott, across disciplines, industry and within the community.
Proactively identifies areas of opportunity for business process improvement.
Provides insights to business units on how to optimize and refine Abbott and Supplier processes to improve effectiveness.
Primary point of contact for overall business operational needs across the category. Responsible for prioritizing planned and unplanned demand, globally, across the category.
Influences business units to align with strategic initiatives that enable effective operational efficiencies across the enterprise.
Effective operational leader capable of driving effectiveness for the category. Ability to assess overall needs and react to anticipated and unanticipated disruptions.
Drives financial performance with thorough supply base management, and category capability building. Drives cost impacts, whether savings, or revenue generation by meeting expansion goals and growth goals.
Influence and partner with business leaders to manage and align business needs and requirements for the category.
Monitor global market dynamics and anticipate business critical actions that may be required for business continuity.
Maintain key relationships with category suppliers, driving risk management, and enhanced development of a flexible agile supply base.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Minimum 5 years' experience Automotive, Computers, Plastics, or hardware, as well as technical capabilities such as should-costing, capabilities matrixes, and category management.
BS degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics or Finance, or a Masters degree such as an MBA is highly appropriate
5+ years' experience in manufacturing or supply chain management environments
WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
A fast-paced work environment where your contribution is essential to success
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
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.