Supply Chain Analyst at Abbott (Columbus, OH)

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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.


Supply Chain Data Analyst

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac®,

PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our plant location in Columbus, OH currently has an opportunity for a Supply Chain Analyst. This site is Abbott's oldest nutrition manufacturing plant in the world. Working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.

This critical position has high visibility and opportunities for collaboration with plant leadership. This role is a key contributor to strategic direction for the long-term planning of the plant. Working under general supervision, provides analysis to Scheduling and Inventory team members and key plant stakeholders which supports the company's capacity, financial and inventory initiatives. Also under general supervision learns the role of the plant scheduler in order to provide team and plant support in the absence of the plant scheduler.

What you'll do as a Supply Chain Data Analyst/ Entry Level:
  • Collaborate and provide data to assist with scheduling and product line operational decisions to support some or all of the following initiatives:
    • Increase filling line and processing capacities through capture and analysis of operations data
    • Identify new sources of data and as appropriate suggest new tools for analysis
    • Reduce inventory levels without decreasing customer service levels
  • Investigate and analyze the various requests and understand the potential downstream implications to all applications.
  • Monitors and analyzes supplier performance indicators in order to proactively identify potential supply problems.
  • Support the calculation, analysis and publishing of key metrics on a monthly basis as well as working toward performance improvements.
  • Identify and participate in process improvement projects that increase customer service levels, improve product flows, minimize supply chain costs and improve asset management.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Understand and apply knowledge of manufacturing systems, incorporates manufacturing requirements.
  • Learn and perform Scheduling duties as required. Responsibilities to include some or all of the following:
    • Analyze planning requirements from Division Production Planning and initiate appropriate action to create the master schedule to include non-commercial demands also.
    • Schedule Manufacturing Operation to ensure maximum efficiency and minimal downtime.
    • Strive to minimize changes within the planning window in order to ensure availability of raw materials and to minimize negative impact on manufacturing.
  • Liases with relevant departments to ensures product is available to the customer.
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience, you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree: BA or BS plus 2-5 years of related work experience with a good understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • May demonstrate basic project management skills by acting as a project lead on small, well defined projects.
  • Accountable for the accuracy and the impact of planning decisions. Operates with general supervision.
  • All significant production schedule changes are reviewed either by management or plant scheduler to evaluate necessity and impacts on the schedules.
  • Receives limited supervision on standard issues, and detailed instructions on new assignments. Work is reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy
  • 1-2 years operations/distribution experience or directly relevant technical experience sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge typically associated with the degree and experience requirement.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • 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

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

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.

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Supply Chain

ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

United States > Columbus : Columbus Plant




Not Applicable

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)

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Abbott operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Abbot Park, IL. It has 97838 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 42 open jobs at Abbott, click here.
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