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Expires soon Abbott

Purchasing Specialist - Global Business Services

  • Taguig City, PHILIPPINES
  • Sales

Job description


Point-of-care diagnostics is a growing and dynamic industry helping to improve clinical and economic outcomes globally. Abbott brings a variety of expert viewpoints on new innovations, insights, and impacts that are shaping the future of diagnostics around the world.

GBS has a global accountability to deliver an exceptional customer experience and create business value through compliance, standardization and data analytics. The GBS group fosters a collaborative, team focused and winning environment where employees are accountable and encouraged to develop themselves.

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for carrying out the daily purchasing processes for Abbott Rapid Dx North America or Abbott Rapid Dx , LLC, ensuring the timely and efficient procurement of company materials and services. The purchasing team is key to ensuring continued supply of our products, relationship management with our vendors and that all processes and objectives are implemented efficiently and timely and support the overall GBS vision.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Advance perform the daily purchasing processes for stocked items (with an MRP evaluation as needed), nonstocked items, capital equipment and services

• Review and maintain purchasing contingencies to ensure continued supply of product

• Ensure contractual obligations are implemented, maintained and compliant

• Participate in daily team meetings to address open tasks, issues and projects and ensure actions are being taken to ensure KPIs are met

• Maintenance of the shared purchasing mailbox, shared web portal for communicating with off-site warehouses.

• Manages incoming urgent requests, work with warehouse, sales, marketing, transport, Masterdata, planning, finance and customer service.

• Establish and maintain strong relationships and work effectively with internal and external customers

• Contribute to the Customer Experience ensuring delivery of acceptable quality goods and services on-time

• Resolve disputes or complaints between requestors and vendors

• Represent Purchasing in all product launch initiatives

• Record and manage actions in relation to supplier incidents

• Participate in quarterly supplier reviews and ensure corrective actions are implemented

• Participate in Projects in the area of the responsibility such as process improvement and implementation

• Produce daily and monthly reports/metrics

• Comply with applicable antitrust and other purchasing-related laws and regulations including Federal Acquisition Regulations for government contracts.

• Communicate the importance of the Quality System to all employees and report on its effectiveness

• Execute applicable Quality System processes

• Other duties as assigned by the immediate superior Abbott Rapid Dx Global Business Services (GBS) Manila

Key Position Competencies

• Functional / Technical skills

• Communicates Effectively

• Time Management

• Agile Learner

• Results Driven

Minimum Qualifications

• Must have experience working with SAP or other ERP/MRP system

• Must be a self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-changing environment

• Must have strong business analytic skills

• Must have a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction and support service delivery

• Must be a team player with high initiative and energy with the ability to work cross-functionally and drive process and projects

• Must be proficient in MS Office Suite

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree (Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Industrial Engineer is preferred) or 3-5 years relevant experience in a purchasing organization required

• Experience with Lean, Six Sigma or Business Management concepts preferred • Certification from APICS or equivalent preferred


The base pay for this position is

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



Supply Chain



ARDx Abbott Rapid Diagnostics



Philippines > Taguig City : Five/Neo Building








Not specified



Not Applicable



Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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