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're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world - in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals - that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
At Abbott Molecular we realize the potential of personalized care as the laboratory's most trusted and preferred source for molecular diagnostic solutions. We are a division of Abbott Laboratories, a global, diversified healthcare innovator with a legacy of pioneering work in medical diagnostics.
The Senior Demand Planner will execute tactical activities supporting S&OP forecasting and demand planning; participate in the development of highly predictable demand-based sales forecasts for all
products in the business portfolio; work cross-functionally to achieve organizational goals.
Responsible for executing tactical components of monthly S&OP processes including but not limited to:
Consensus forecasts, cross-functional assumption alignment, and management review presentations; regularly perform sales forecasts and influence those outside of direct control, resolving conflicts to deliver consensus forecasts across the functional groups.
Work cross-functionally to achieve organizational goals; coordinate with commercial management to develop product lifecycle; drive adherence to accountability; support project teams to ensure project success; provide regular benchmarking and adjust processes where beneficial.
Generate predictable forecasts for maximum benefit for resource allocation, capital utilization and investment decisions, including but not limited to: ability to dependably manage inventory tightly, reduce distressed inventory and assess staffing requirements; responsible for managing lot sequestering for key customers and the allocation process.
Monitor and recommend modifications to service metrics and safety stock levels; responsible for communicating product supply including; Drive the implementation of advanced analytics in business processes, KPI's and predictive modeling. Decisions to reposition inventory throughout the world to minimize customer backorders.
Develop and recommend contingency plans in response to unexpected changes in demand/supply; provide timely and thorough assessment of problems and formulate solutions; propose solutions which present minimal disruption to the business; develop processes to mitigate reoccurrence.
Participate in the preparation of executive level summaries and key assumptions, findings and observations along with actionable information; interpret ambiguous data; draw conclusions and provide recommendations.
Understand and comply with applicable EHS policies, procedures, rules and guidelines.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
5+ years' experience in a financial analysis role.
Highly proficient with MS Excel and PowerPoint.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience in managing complex processes
Consensus Building: capable of utilizing strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation and writing skills to successfully interact with subordinates, colleagues, and executive management.
Team Oriented: builds strong relationships at every level of the organization and is a strong motivator who knows how to influence and get others to consistently do their best work. Overcomes barriers within own organization, peer organization and virtual organization.
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.