Manager, Supply Chain


$102K — $205K *


More than 4w ago


8 - 10 years of experience

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Job Description

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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Job Title

Manager, Supply Chain

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Atlanta, Georgia location in the Heart Failure Division. In Abbott’s Heart Failure (HF) business, we’re developing solutions to diagnose, monitor and manage heart failure, allowing people to restore their health and get on with their lives.

The Supply Chain Manager will be a member of the site management team in Atlanta, Heart Failure division, reporting to the division Supply Chain Director.

What You’ll Work On

• Be an active member of the site leadership team, and lead site safety, quality, service and continuous improvement activities as required. Be an active participant in site strategic planning & execution.

• Manage, develop, coach and educate the Supply Chain Excellence resources to deliver on site commitments and priorities

• Responsible for all site Supply Chain activities including capacity planning, inventory management, purchasing, finite production planning and scheduling of incoming raw materials and finished product.

• Ensure compliance with all relevant Safety, Quality and Regulatory policies and procedures.

• Maintain a collaborative relationship with vendors, driving continuous cost reductions through negotiations, projects, and supplier engineering activities while ensuring quality supply continuity.

• Purchasing responsibility for both inventory and non-inventory functions, and maintaining appropriate stock levels for parts, raw materials and finished goods.

• Contracts management for the site, including but not limited to integrated facility management.

• Communicate with site and division management on Supply Chain related issues requiring attention or improvement.

• Provide oversight to warehouse supervisor and team, ensuring execution of daily material control and management

• Continue to build site awareness and engagement of Supply Chain Excellence principles through effective communication, education & training.

• Manage the visual Supply Chain communication strategy on site and ensure a clear linkage between division strategy, site strategy and individual metrics with a key focus on pledge behaviours.

• Liaise and benchmark with other locations across the Medical Device Network and beyond to improve systems and develop improvement opportunities.

• Manage and support all Learning & Development initiatives and site approval processes.

• Conducting business in a manner that will protect human health, safety and the environment by complying with all applicable EHS laws and Abbott Global & Technical Standards.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 8 years of relevant experience
  • A Minimum of eight years of progressively responsible experience in an operation, supply chain, or related area, preferably in a regulated manufacturing environment; three of which with people management responsibility.
  • Strong working knowledge of Supply Chain & Operations functions to include Planning, Purchasing, Warehouse, Manufacturing and Quality
  • Knowledge of strategic planning processes.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing inward and out bound supply chain to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and drive enterprise excellence improvement initiatives leading to significant and measurable improvements in performance.

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

The base pay for this position is

$102,700.00 – $205,300.00

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.




HF Heart Failure


United States > Atlanta : 387 Technology Circle NW Suite 500





Not specified


Not Applicable


Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Abbott is a global healthcare company that develops and manufactures medical devices, diagnostics, and pharmaceuticals. The company's products are used in a variety of medical specialties, including cardiology, neurology, and oncology. Abbott is committed to improving patient outcomes and has a strong focus on research and development. The company was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Abbott Park, Illinois.
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