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.
ABOUT ABBOTT For years, Abbott's medical device businesses have offered technologies that are faster, more effective, and less invasive. Whether it's glucose monitoring systems, innovative therapies for treating heart disease, or products that help people with chronic pain or movement disorders, our medical device technologies are designed to help people live their lives better and healthier. Every day, our technologies help more than 10,000 people have healthier hearts, improve quality of life for thousands of people living with chronic pain and movement disorders, and liberate more than 500,000 people with diabetes from routine ﬁngersticks.
Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, imaging catheters and software, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents
Our location in Temecula, CA, currently has an opportunity for a Senior Supply Chain Analyst, responsible for executing against the purchasing and supply management strategies created by the Category Managers.
WHAT YOU'LL DO: Work intimately with customers, divisions and the Category Managers driving the "One Abbott Procurement" model. Provide superior levels of customer service and satisfaction while adhering to a strict standard of business ethics and integrity. The Sr. Specialist has delegated authority to commit company funds. This position will work on the definition and resolution of known or anticipated problems in value, quality, feasibility and specifications in the procurement of goods and services while contributing cost savings, partnerships with suppliers and other value added activities to support customer needs and expectations. Proactively seek and lead innovative ways to improve the procurement processes, cycle times, and customer service levels. Considered a Subject Matter Expert across categories. Strong understanding of "One Procurement" category strategies and work on projects that impact the "One Procurement" team. Is recognized as an expert within own area. Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Act as a lead, coordinating work but might not be a supervisor.
Core Job Responsibilities:
First line responder, pivots between strategy and operations.
Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
Execute against larger category strategies and work in the guidance of strategic category leaders.
Researches and evaluates products and suppliers.
Performs value analysis on costs and supplier quotes.
Recommends process improvements to streamline for efficiencies.
Analyzes complex problems and delivers solutions.
Support PO conversion - non-transactional and decisive negotiations.
Manage PO approvals - up to $1,000,000.
Educate on existing solutions and enable performance and tech tools development.
Support Ops issues and invoice error resolution.
Solves complex problems.
PO change management and evaluate the cause for change.
Enable supplier integration and KPI's.
Drive value and lead savings outcomes.
Collaboration with functions.
Develops bids and proposal formats.
Lead complex RFPs as well as lead small projects.
Provides advice/direction in primary areas of expertise.
Communicate and educate appropriate departments to provide appropriate supporting documentation for purchases.
Develop and lead agreed purchasing strategies for category.
Seek, develop and establish business relationships with diverse suppliers.
Meet regularly with divisional customers and lead functions to ensure superior customer satisfaction and continuous improvement for efficiencies.
Responsible for performance management of all supportive personnel (non exempts).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's Degree: Engineering, Science, Business, or Financial Degree.
4-6 years of Procurement experience. Functional experience. Project management skills. Excellent people skills, Excellent problem solving skills and proficient in the use of spreadsheet programs. Strong communication skills (written and verbal). Strong interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skills
CPM certification desired.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
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.