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.
Manager Procurement is responsible for supporting Global Procurement Packaging category. Partner with business stakeholders to define and implement category strategy and drive "One Abbott Procurement" vision and priorities. Reports to Director of Plastics, Packaging and Sterilization. This role is based in Abbott Park, IL.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Primary point of contact for category needs. Nurture stakeholder relationships by serving as a business partner, helping identify critical business requirements and providing sourcing and procurement services that meet expectations.
Influence business strategy and translate business vision and strategy into aligned category strategy with an execution roadmap.
Proactively identify areas of opportunity for new business opportunities, innovation, process mapping and improvement, and cost efficiencies.
Provides insight to how to best develop and leverage supplier capabilities to meet business needs
Ensure optimal balance between value for money and cost savings is achieved, while ensuring quality and excellent customer service. Monitor market dynamics, supplier competitive landscape and pricing strategy for category across regions.
Own and implement agreed purchasing strategies for the category. Foster a collaborative environment among stakeholders.
Ability to assess the overall needs of select business units and negotiate an accepted portfolio meeting the most strategic needs of the category.
Drives Total Cost of Ownership reductions for category through analytics.
Measure and track performance of the category. Drive the business to achieve best in class performance.
Partner and collaborate with procurement staff to support cross divisional business initiatives.
Lead initiatives that span virtual teams across the world and cross cultures.
Mentor, train and develop talent as a leader within procurement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Bachelor's degree in supply chain or an engineering discipline.
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.