Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott

Supply Planner

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Job description


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.

The Opportunity:

The Supply Planner will be based out of our European Distribution Center in Machelen, Belgium.

In this role, you will ensure the best product availability, while minimizing distressed inventory costs and optimizing inventory levels.

What You'll Do:

Execute replenishment of products from manufacturing sites and external vendors to maximize the level of service towards internal and external customers

Monitor open orders and back orders and take corrective actions

Reduce distressed inventory and report on results to Finance

Participate in the S&OP process with Demand Planning, Marketing and Finance

Monitor portfolio changes and establish a proper phase in / phase out process

Maintain end to end Supply Chain system updated in terms of master data and inventory targets

Maintaining the inventory targets and reviewing inventory levels at 3PLs

Analyze levels of inventory in the distribution center and in the field, provide feedback to Finance and submit appropriate forecast

Identify and deploy process improvements (continuous improvement) to increase the productivity or cost-efficiency without jeopardizing quality compliance and service level

Support best practices to other team members


University degree, with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar position, preferably in in the healthcare industry

Detailed knowledge of a major ERP system (SAP preferred)

Proficient knowledge of excel, experience in reporting tools as Business Objects is a strong asset

Fluent in English, written and spoken, other languages are an asset

Experience with Lean tools and methodology is an asset

Team player and customer oriented

Strong communication skills and presentation skills

Flexibility, including work time schedules and travel

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 will have access to:

Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

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 the best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The base pay for this position is

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



Supply Chain



CRM Cardiac Rhythm Management



Belgium : Bedrijvenzone Machelen - Cargo 831








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