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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
We are looking for a Manager, Procurement Operations to join our team in Abbott Park, IL . This role is responsible for leading procurement operations activities in Abbott's US Procurement team. Works across divisions and categories to deliver procurement services to Abbott's largest country. Leads a team of 10+ Procurement Professionals. Reports to the Sr Director Americas Procurement. Based in Lake County, IL.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Partners with regional and global category owners to implement an aligned One Procurement approach with internal and external stakeholders
Develops and implements procurement strategies to support business needs, driving innovative solutions to business challenges and creating shared-value relationships with stakeholders
Leads the team to deliver on Procurement Operations KPIs
Leads the team to achieve cost reduction and supplier diversity objectives
Proactively identifies areas for process improvement, cost efficiencies, supplier consolidation and how to more effectively leverage supplier capabilities to benefit Abbott
Considered a Procurement SME across categories. Expert in Abbott procurement process
Lead initiatives including playing an active role in implementing technology and process improvements
Responsible for people leadership. Recruit, mentor, train and develop talent. Responsible for overall morale of team and promotes cohesive attitude
Signature authority and PO approvals up to $1,000,000
Maintain strong relationships within procurement and the business. Demonstrate the value-add of leveraging the One Procurement Model and build enthusiasm and support for its adoption.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelors degree, Advanced education preferred
6 years Procurement and /or deep Category experience. Some functional experience
Sound problem solving and organizational skills. Ability to develop actionable implementation plans
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Excellent interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skills
Experience with supplier relationship management
Procurement process expertise
Compelling negotiating skills
Ability to lead people to achieve a common goal
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.