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.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality System
The Associate Planner performs production planning, scheduling and inventory management with limited supervision to maintain adherence to production schedules
Analyze planning requirements and initiate appropriate action to support the production schedule and/or material demand
Plan, order and manage inventory and materials
Serve as liaison with other departments to minimize impact on schedule(s); serve as primary point of contact for production and material related concerns and communications
Follow EHS rules and procedures for your department
Report EHS incidents and/or unsafe acts and conditions promptly to supervision; forward any opportunities to improve the EHS program to supervision
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
This position is accountable for the following:
Support of the department through administrative and tactical execution of specific tasks as communicated by the department manager
Contribute to short-term, mid-range and long-term organizational goals
Facilitation/execution of production planning and scheduling processes as well as material management
Errors or failures to achieve results may add cost and may impact the goals of the organization
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and demonstrated competence required
Typically requires 2 or more years of relevant work experience or exposure within a regulated environment to sufficiently demonstrate the core job responsibilities of the position
Candidates/incumbents should possess the following: ability to clearly, concisely and accurately convey communications; ability to form and develop interpersonal, professional relationships; display socially and professionally appropriate behavior; ability to work independently and in groups; demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills; critical-thinking skills; ability and aptitude to use various types of databases and other computer software; ability to prioritize; strong organizational and project management skills and the ability/aptitude to provide solutions and contingency plans through the comprehensive review of alternatives
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
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