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New Product Development (NPD) Value Stream Program Manager - Nutrition - Columbus, OH

  • Columbus, USA

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.



NPD Value Stream Program Manager

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.

Our nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands – including Similac®, PediaSure®, Pedialyte®, Ensure®, Glucerna® and ZonePerfect® – to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

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:

·  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, Medical Benefits start day 1
·  Vacation – 3 weeks accrued vacation (1st yr. is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
·  Company Paid Pension Plan
·  401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match of 5%
·  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 stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities.

The Opportunity

Our location in Columbus OH, currently has an opportunity for a Program Manager PPMO R&D.


·  Manage all aspects of a large scale and complex process improvement projects with focus on NPD Stage Gate and related processes.


·  Responsible for organizing, implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of AN value stream improvement programs and identification of process improvement projects within a value stream.
·  Leads and manages multiple continuous improvement projects (Lean six-sigma) and Kaizen events.
·  Identify, develop, and gather necessary resources to complete projects. Liaise with other areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project.
·  Design, communicate, and implement a project plan for completing a project; Monitor progress and performance against the project plan.
·  Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.
·  Coach and mentor project staff and assist them to solve problems. 
·  Provides ongoing coaching and mentoring to Sponsors, BB/GB candidates on proper use of tools and improvement processes.
·  Facilitates workshops and kaizen events for complex initiatives and projects.
·  Identify and, if needed, design value stream and project metrics and key performance indicators (qualitative and quantitative) to measure improvement success.



·  Bachelors Degree
·  Minimum 10 years

Apply Now

·  * 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.
·  Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:
·  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.
·  Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.


The base pay for this position is
$109,300.00 – $218,700.00

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



Project Management



ANRD Nutrition Research & Development



United States > Columbus : RP03



United States > Abbott Park : AP06C






Yes, 15 % of the Time






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.

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