Abbott TPM Planner in Sligo, Ireland


Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 11 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial and support operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range ofhealth care products includingdiagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals.Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Third Party Manufacturing (TPM) – Sligo

The Irish Contract Manufacturing Group, located in Sligo, was established to manage all aspects of the business relationship and the day-to-day activities related to the major international nutritional contract manufacturing business. The group is responsible for all aspects of quality, operations, finance, R&D, business excellence, issue resolution as well as the contract and business terms for these and future sites.

The group also evaluates and qualifies new sites and capabilities, as required, to meet developing business needs. Subject matter experts will be used where required to augment the skills and capacity of the group. Personnel in Ireland will also direct on-site resources where these are deemed necessary to oversee Abbott’s business.

We are currently looking for a Third Party Manufacturing Planner and this role will involve as follows:

Primary Function
  • Overall responsibility for Demand & Supply Planning of TPM Products to ensure the TPM operation meets its customer service, financial management, inventory management, and quality and safety goals through the effective planning of Diagnostics Products.

  • Interdepartmental Coordination and Communication

  • Support of the Abbott Affiliates

Major Responsibilities
  • Demand Planning & Supply Planning of a defined product group to assure the availability of the products in the right quality, sufficient quantity at the required time and required place for the global TPM operation.

  • Support the Global Affiliates with available information, reservations and special requests when required.

  • Support Global TPM financial exercise for Plan & Update cycles for your product group at required due date. Provide TPM Supply Plan to the various TPM manufacturing sites

  • Set allocations, assignments, reservations according to requirements

  • Analyze product shipments vs. FC´s, collect FC´s and revise numbers accordingly

  • Solicit & consolidate TPM demand forecasts for your new & conversion products with a view to ensure product availability and to minimize distressed.

  • Establish & carry out monthly/weekly reports & required TPM KPI´s

  • System and process improvements identified and completed when required.

  • Establishment of ISO documents

  • Appropriate qualification in either Product Planning or Production Planning or Purchasing or

  • University degree, preferably in Business Administration / Logistics / IT or another economical education with min.3 years of work experience.

  • A high level of expertise is required in solving logistics, expediting and purchasing problems

  • Good communication skills with all levels of management within the organization.

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Excel & sound knowledge of other standard office software

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JOB FAMILY: Supply Chain-Planning/Control
DIVISION: ADD Diagnostics
LOCATION: Ireland - Sligo
WORK SHIFT: Standard

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