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Abbott IT Manager, Third Party Manufacturing in Alameda, California

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 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Provide expert oversight of manufacturing systems utilized by third party manufacturers (TPM) and third party logistics (3PL) to ensure that the systems can support production activities, meet established production specifications as well as schedules, volume, cost, and wastage targets, and quality standards.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert oversight of manufacturing systems utilized by TPMs for device manufacturing

  • Provide expert oversight of manufacturing and distribution systems utilized by 3PLs

  • Provide expertise in the design, development, deployment, and maintenance of manufacturing systems utilized by TPMs and 3PLs

  • Liaise with IT, operations, and TPM and 3PL personnel to resolve system issues impacting production

  • Support data integrity activities for TPMs & 3PLs

  • Support system integration projects to link Abbott systems with TPM & 3PL systems

  • Support EDI implementation projects between Abbott ERPs and TPM & 3PL ERPs

  • Provide oversight of TPM & 3PL system maintenance and downtime incidents to minimize impact to production

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field

  • Manufacturing control systems and automation experience

  • Familiarity with TPMs & 3PLs operating model

  • Experience with MES, PLC, DCS, SCADA, Oracle and SQL Databases, Manufacturing Networks, Inspection/Packaging/Vision systems, ERP, EDI

Preferred Skills:

  • Medical device or biotech manufacturing systems experience

  • 7+years experience

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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