Inventory Controller

Inventory Controller

Abbott Laboratories | Nashville, TN, 37201, US
Salary Range:$33,000 – $41,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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About Abbott

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritionals products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 4,000 people across nine sites. We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott's Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry-leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for the treatment and management of diseases and other conditions. IDEM is an over a billion-dollar business unit that now support significate growth for Abbott in COVID-19 related products in over 70+ countries.

Job Purpose

This role is fundamental in ensuring the correct positioning and alignment of inventory in accordance with policy requirements to ensure compliance and demonstrated control whilst reporting on key related elements. This will be achieved by working cross functionally with teams such as Quality, Regulatory, Customer Service, SAP Technical, Master Data, Purchasing, Finance, Distribution, Commercial and coordinating activities relating to the role whilst providing functional support where required.

Responsibilities and Duties

* Compliance to ISO13485:2016 and Abbott policy requirements.

* Creation of change orders, QI's and CAPAs in accordance to related procedures.

* Timely resolution and reporting of progress - 4 panel reviews, meeting attendance.

* New product introductions - acknowledge and approvals.

* Managing inventory holding, stock statuses and associated movements.

* Coordinate and manage awareness of why items are held in a particular inventory status.

* Reconciliation of 3PL data to SAP and LRD reconciliation support.

* Resolving inventory or warehouse related IDOCS.

* Addressing and coordinating actions linked to SharePoint entries.

* Integrity of material record data and alignment of external systems.

* Management of shelf life managed items - inbound controls and scrap.

* Support monitoring and measurement of activities performed.

* Support of the annual stock takes (where cycle counting isn't deployed)

* Cycle counting / regular stock checks.

* Variety of stock control activities:

* Special stock categorisation (lot sequestering, stock reservations)

* Regulatory hold support to QA.

* Investigations as identified.

* Assessment and approval of Master Data Requests.

* Interface Management.

* Acting on risk observations to minimise financial losses.

* Customer Service & LRD Support (returned goods, other)

* Provide functional support and guidance as required.

General Responsibilities of the role are:

* Engagement with 3PL functional teams and those within Abbott to support inventory accuracy.

* Establish and maintain professional, collaborative and cohesive relationships.

* Monitor and report performance / trending levels, meet and exceed targets.

* Utilise the collective knowledge and insight to improve inventory effectiveness and efficiency applying standardisation where possible.

* Drive continuous improvement initiatives based on customer, product and process requirements.

* Meet reasonable expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

* Coordinate activities ensuring action is taken by identified participants.

* Training and education in relation to SAP ERP and inventory processes to ensure knowledge and understanding exists to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

* Record successful milestones especially those aligned to agreed goals and projects that support strategic business targets.

* Establish and maintain professional, collaborative and cohesive relationships.

* Support IDDM supply chain as a general resource.

* Participation in cross functional or specific meetings.

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