1+ months
2018-03-152018-05-11

Sales Planner supporting Target - Minneapolis, MN - Abbott Nutrition

Abbott
Minneapolis, MN

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, we're committed to helping you live your 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, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Founded in 1903 and restructured to focus on innovative nutrition products, the company that evolved into Abbott Nutrition built its reputation on nutritional excellence through solid scientific advances. We are a worldwide leader in nutrition science, research, and development.

Abbott Nutrition is a division of Abbott, the global, broad-based health care company. Every day, our global team of scientists is working hard to discover and develop nutritional and related health care products that advance the quality of life for people of all ages.
 

Health care professionals and their patients trust us to provide cutting-edge nutrition products that meet changing nutrition needs. And we deliver on their expectations—providing a vast array of nutritional and therapeutic products that help babies and children grow, work to keep bodies strong, and support the unique needs of patients with chronic illnesses.

We are behind some of the world's most trusted names in pediatric, adult, and healthy living nutritional product brands such as:

  • Similac® Advance®, Similac Expert Care® Alimentum®, and Similac® Soy Isomil® in infant formulas
  • PediaSure® and Pedialyte® for children
  • Ensure® and ZonePerfect® for active adults
  • Glucerna® for people with diabetes
  • EAS® for elite athletes and fitness enthusiasts

    Account Management: 

    • Develop and implement short and long-term strategic and tactical business plans for the Glucerna brand and Diabetic category
    • Conduct on-going internal and external account business reviews to measure, evaluate and present sales performance; and provide annually on future growth opportunities.
    • Assist National Account Managers with development of presentations for key initiatives
    • Work closely with the Field Teams, Retail Operations, Sales Development and the Brand Marketing teams to understand Brand strategy and provide retail input into the development and execution of store-level brand retail programs. 

      Financial Predictability/ Forecasting: 

      • Primary point of contact for planning and forecasting.
      • Maintain master LBE format with best in class practices: Baseline/Consumption/Inventory model
      • Advise on forecast related matters (S&OP, RSP, etc) and coordinates meeting review with NAM/Analyst for each BU
      • Recap with Director/Business Development Manager
      • Owns financial program input and reconciliation into Exceedra system
      • Conducts financial review/monthly tracking for given account with Team Lead and/or Director
        • Coordination/consolidation of order tracker with sales analyst

          E-commerce liaison

          • Maintain in-depth understanding of current status of e-commerce at Target
          • Able to work between Abbott and Target on e-commerce needs

            Education:

            Bachelor’s Degree required
            Job Family: Sales Support & Administration
            Division: ANPD Nutrition Products
            Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
            Medical Surveillance: No
            Significant Work Activities: Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

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