1+ months
2018-05-022018-07-20

Technical Solutions Design Specialist - Workflow

Abbott
Green Oaks, IL 60048

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.

Primary Job Function

Increase Abbott IA/CC Market Share by assisting sales team in placing instruments within an Area. Utilize and develop workflow tools and strategies that will increase instrument placements, while maintaining USO profitability goals. Execute and manage workflow projects within the defined scope. Initiates projects and leads them to achieve defined business objectives. Hands over project results to the sales team, customer, management or another department. Projects may vary in scope and length.

Core Job Responsibilities

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.

Utilize effective workflow tools to increase profitable placements. Responsible for performing a workflow study utilizing Lean Transactional Process, tools, and best practices. Analyze data and produce report of solution(s), then present to sales team and customer. Execute strategies to exceed workflow goals. Creates, implements and communicates plans and vision. Execute national strategies. Provide leadership through direction, motivation, product, industry, competitive, and company knowledge. Utilize both written and verbal communication skills to provide clear direction. Ability to teach others best practices in workflow as well as laboratory efficiency. Maintain fiscal responsibility and complete each year under expense plan with a primary goal of exceeding current workflow plan.

Position Accountability / Scope

Responsible for representing Abbott Diagnostics and their products in a professional, forthright and ethical manner to exceed their individual workflow goals within corporate guidelines. All their actions should be focused on total customer satisfaction

Sales results. Working with the sales organization to meet or exceed our sales goals. Impact of action if not met: performance review merit status, bonus/compensation, and loss of company market share.

Completing all administrative responsibilities in an accurate and timely fashion. If not met: less expertise of overall business, performance review merit status, and a less productive workflow team.

Minimum Education

BachelorĂ¢€™s degree. Our customer base is made up of people with a minimum of a four-year degree and most have advanced degrees such as M.D., PH.D. Masters, MTASCP, Etc. These customers do expect a certain level of competency from their business partners.

Minimum Experience / Training Required

In-Depth knowledge of Hospital laboratory operations - financial and operational. Experience working in IA/CC equipment market. Technical, laboratory or process engineering experience. Lean Transactional Business

Process trained. Six Sigma certification is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strategy, planning and execution skills. Coaching and personnel development skills. Motivational and leadership skills. Understanding of our customers and the products they use. Financial analysis skills.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software and experience in Layout/Design tools (CADD).


Job Family: Sales Support & Administration
Division: ADD Diagnostics
Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: No
Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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