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Abbott Project Manager - Packaging in Columbus, Ohio
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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries
Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.
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.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Responsible for managing projects with representation from all key functional areas. Effective, efficient management of project scope and deliverables to achieve growth and to deliver LRP to Abbott.
Projects may include market and line extensions, reformulations, new products, new mfg processes and new packages.
Responsible for managing medium to large-scale projects from beginning to end, with accountability for project execution.
Demonstrate stewardship and provide project leadership to meet Division strategies and business objectives (CJR)
Deliver project excellence by incorporating best practices in project management to meet and or exceed customer needs (CJR)
Identify process issues and recommend improvements to team members and management
Act as point of contact for project reporting & updates (CJR)
Provide support as required to Program or Portfolio Management (CJR)
Collaborate with team in establishing ground rules and chartering team.
Ensure project scope is clearly defined.
Develop and manage project plan to meet deliverables.
Facilitate completion of project documentation and recommend readiness management review
Participate in project assessments and communicate lessons learned.
Responsible for execution of scope change management and project close-out processes.
Provide cross-functional forecasting, tracking, reporting and oversight on project budget, expenditures and metrics
Facilitate project team members through the project management process; ensure team is working within project scope and addressing questions for next project review.
Create and deliver project review presentations.
Document project plan in Project Management (PM) software and maintain project documentation.
Manage cross-functional project timeline and follow-up with project team members to ensure timely completion of tasks.
Proactively identify and manage project opportunities/ issues/ risks.
Collaborate with representatives from appropriate functional areas across the division to meet project objectives.
Drive for results and timely decision-making.
Resolve project team conflicts.
Responsible for identifying critical project issues and risks, and timely communication to senior leadership
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING
Bachelor Degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
3-5 years experience.
Background in Packaging and/or technical knowledge of packaging commodities is a plus
Strong integration skills; ability to coordinate all aspects of a project
Strong planning and execution skills
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated leadership competencies
Demonstrated skills in collaborating and influencing cross-functionally
Ability to manage, communicate and coordinate the project management phases of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
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
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com at http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at www.abbott.com at http://www.abbott.com/ , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.
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