• Deployment Logistics Planner

    AbbottBuffalo Grove, IL 60089

    Job #1348735055

  • 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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countriesAt Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That's why we're focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We're revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.Our location in Buffalo Grove, IL currently has an opportunity for a Deployment Logistics Planner.WHAT YOU'LL DOSummaryThe Order Management and Fulfillment Group (OM&F) is a Customer Service Excellence focused Project Management and Process Administration Department. The purpose of the department is to ensure the timely and effective delivery of products to Global Affiliates from all ADC manufacturing facilities including 3rd party distributor in the US and 3rd party manufacturing sites in Poland, Singapore and the US, in accordance with the compliance requirements of the Quality System and to the benefit of the business in terms of cost and impact.Logistics Planners are responsible for the creation and maintenance of Affiliate orders within ADC's ERP systems, communicating to our global customers and management of shipments to the Affiliates through a number of 3rd Party Logistics and Freight suppliers. They provide the first point of contact for both Affiliates and manufacturing facilities and action system generated replenishment plans to Global ADC Affiliates.Main Responsibilities:+ Creation of relevant shipping documentation including Commercial invoice generation, Advanced Shipment Notices (ASN's), System generated pick requests and customs documents for all manufacturing and supply points in the ADC network to our tier 1 customers.+ Point of contact for all issues regarding: Shipping / Distribution, Order book management and general supply of products to our Global Affiliates.+ Coordination of shipments to affiliates and countries, in conjunction with 3rd party freight forwarding partners.+ Participate and coordinate actions following Demand Management reviews by region.+ Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and performing other duties as assigned by management.+ Maintain relationships with multiple global partners.+ Be responsible for adherence to ADC SOPs and will work with outsourcing partners to ensure that all ADC and partner SOPs and procedures are being followed pertaining to ADC order management and distribution.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequiredTechnical Diploma and 4 years of experiencePreferredExperience using ERP system(s) essential (SAP preferred).Use of various software applications such as MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel (v-lookup, pivot table)Minimum 3 years of experience in a procedurally controlled business environment and working with multiple vendors/partnersHighly detail oriented and excellent follow-upFlexibility with regards to work schedule dependent upon business needsWHAT WE OFFERAt Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:· 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 communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: ~~~ 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. Connect with us at ~~~, on Facebook at ~~~/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @~~~ Equal Opportunity EmployerAbbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our ~~~ provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with ~~~ request accommodation, please call ~~~ or email ~~~