1+ months

Production Planner

Des Plaines, IL 60016

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Production Planner  – Abbott Molecular Division (AMD)

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, over 100,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 160 countries we serve.

Position Overview:

Under limited supervision provides production planning/scheduling, inventory management, or distribution support to maintain production operations and customer product availability within the Abbott Molecular Division (AMD).  

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
    • Analyze planning requirements and initiate appropriate action to support the master schedule or independent demands.
      • Schedule Manufacturing Operation to ensure availability of items under planners’ control with minimum negative impact on manufacturing.
      • Plan manufacturing schedules to efficiently utilize facilities. Ensure finished goods and Forecast requirements and schedule production to meet these requirements.
      • Perform system maintenance and updates to insure database integrity for planning fields and files.
      • Utilize personal computer tools to perform analysis and provide recommendations to management.
      • Maintain raw material and work in process inventories in accordance with predetermined inventory levels and targets. Monitor inventories and take action as appropriate.
      • Recommend procurement strategies for internal and external supplies compatible with economic, supply and quality goals; understand raw materials needs and translate these needs into inventory plans and strategies.
      • Manage material flow from external and internal suppliers through manufacturing channels to achieve maximum production efficiency, minimizing waste and impacts to customers.
      • Understands and applies manufacturing systems, interpolates manufacturing
      • May perform other duties as assigned.

        Position Requirements:

        • Bachelor’s degree: BA or BS preferred and 1-2 years operations/distribution experience, or directly relevant technical experience sufficient to demonstrate the knowledge.
        • Previous operations experience and exposure to manufacturing materials principles and concepts preferred.
        • Understanding of expectations working in regulated industries such as Biotech, Pharmaceutical, or Medical Device
        • Detail oriented, able to follow operating procedures, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
        • Self-starter and highly motivated; ability to manage multiple tasks with changing project demands","industry":"Healthcare","title":"Production PlannerDivision: AMD Molecular
          Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
          Medical Surveillance: No
          Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)


Posted: 2020-05-25 Expires: 2020-08-09

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