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Inventory Control Coordinator

Company: Abbott
Location: North Chicago
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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.ABOUT ABBOTT DIAGNOSTICS:The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbotts life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health. Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics. Our location inNorth Chicago(Lake County, IL)currently has an opportunity for anInventory Control Coordinator.WHAT YOULL DOPrimary Job FunctionProcess daily activities and audit inventory on internal warehouse systems such as DFCS/SAP/ADMS to keep systems in balance, investigate inventory discrepancies during daily order processing. + Works with personnel in the assigned work area to complete tasks accurately to ensure all work is processed in a timely and efficient manner. + Regulates flow of work through a work area and works with coordinator and supervisor to communicate training, special handling, documentation needs; etc. + Resolve problems identified and/or notify appropriate personnel as needed. + Compile, analyze and report various key indicators for Distribution operations. + Assist in training activities of employees. + Ability to function at multiple sites. + Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system. + Assist supervisor/manager with work assignments, movement of personnel and ensuring customer orders are processed appropriately to meet transportation regulations, carrier deadlines and customer expectations. + Ensure manufacturing needs are met in a timely manner. + Coordinate training and assist with HR issues including performance appraisals, development plans and corrective counseling. + Work with logistics and customer service to ensure orders are shipped and received in a timely matter. + Ability to asses and lead process improvement projects. + Familiarization of multiple warehouse functions such as Receiving, Distribution, Export.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOULL BRINGQualifications+ Bachelors degree or 2-3 years equivalent work experience in Logistics, Transportation, Distribution or Warehousing or planning. 3 - 5 years relevant experience preferred. + Knowledge of SAP, ADMS and of DFCS preferred + Knowledge of GMP, FDA, and ISO regulations as well as IATA and DOT regulations + Ability to Handle multiple tasks under pressure + Must be able to read and understand English, perform math calculations, interpret data from tracking and trending metrics analysis. + Knowledge of warehousing/shipping transportation/logistics/planning needed to understand work flows, critical needs and to provide adequate direction to floor personnel. + Individual must possess an in department knowledge of warehousing/distribution functions which include receiving, storage and retrieval of commodities. + Good written and oral communication skills. + Good interpersonal skills as well as the ability to analyze and problem solve to resolve floor issues in a timely manner. + Must be able to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure. + Good working knowledge of quality systems and metrics. + Good working knowledge of AMM system and warehouse floor control systems.Additional Key Job Information -+ This position is based in North Chicago (Abbott Park), IL. Relocation assistance is not authorized. + The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday. Normal work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. + The ability to work overtime as necessary is required. + Forklift Certification preferredWHAT WE OFFERAt Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer: +Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance +Financial securitythrough competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans +Health care and well-being programsincluding medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs +Paid time off+401(k)retirement savings with a generous company match +The stability of a companywith a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: (/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 , on Facebook at /Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal. 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

Keywords: Abbott, Waukegan , Inventory Control Coordinator, Other , North Chicago, Illinois

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