Abbott Operations Support Analyst in Machelen, Belgium

We are recruiting an Operations Support Analyst to join the Supply Chain Department of our European Distribution Center in Machelen.

The Operations Support Analyst will:

  • Analyze SAP/system data to determine optimization area's (EDC lay-out, storage capacity, replenishment, efficiency, service levels, KPI’s,…)

  • Communicate effectively with SAP/system technical team and SAP/system users

  • Act as a role model in Lean Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement methodologies

  • Document processes, functional specifications and write work instructions and process flows

  • Provide ongoing SAP support, support during SAP upgrade or other major projects

  • Lead or participate in the development and implementation of new operational processes

  • Lead or participate in operational and cross departmental projects (for example SAP)

  • Act as a back-up in service request investigations and complaints (internal + external), inventory and count issues and orders/deliveries with an issue

  • Ensure that activities are carried out according to applicable internal and external processes, procedures and guidelines (quality, safety, health)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or equivalent by experience

  • Detailed knowledge of an ERP system (SAP preferred)

  • Proven analytical work experience in an operations environment

  • Knowledge of ISO13485 is a strong asset

  • Fluent in English (spoken and written) with good knowledge of Dutch and/or French

  • Thorough knowledge of office applications: advanced MS excel skills is a must, Microsoft Macro’s and VBA is a strong asset

  • Experience with lean Six Sigma tools and methodology

  • Detail oriented, flexible and a strong team player

  • Hands on mentality

  • Strong customer orientation with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Good ability to plan and prioritize own work

  • Quality minded with the appropriate focus on accuracy, order and cleanliness

  • Stress resistant

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email