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Responsible for managing world-wide transportation services for Abbott Diabetes Care, inclusive of: raw material movement from suppliers, finished goods movements from manufacturing sites, and distribution to end customers. Directly impacts the effective use of the transportation budget for ADC ($30 million base). Each affiliate having budgetary responsibility for their region which requires the individual in the positon to have demonstrated effectiveness working with a matrix organization. Responsible for insuring ADC meets all of the regulatory guidelines established by the Federal Government's US Customs and Compliance agency and satisfying the internal requirements of Abbott Corporate Customs department.

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Responsible for review/analysis of transportation service suppliers, issuing bid sheets, analyzing results, gaining support of key stakeholders, transitioning service providers as needed with minimal disruption to customer needs.

Facilitate and coordinate multifunctional team meetings to ensure initiatives are accomplished.

Responsible for on time execution of customer requirements related to internal and external providers.

Responsible for the management of Third Party Logistics partners in transportation, distribution, and customs compliance.

Responsible for freight payment oversight including coordination of funding the purchase orders to facilitate payment.

Work with Customer Service organizations to identify opportunities for improving services, reducing costs, and delivering value to both customer and ADC.

Responsible for ADC maintaining Customs compliance requirements through inbound files of clearance documentation and issue resolution.

Maintain ongoing awareness of changes in US Customs Law and the countries of export for the purposes of understanding impact on ADC.

Responsible for maintaining route tables that drive systems direction concerning service provider to be utilized for different service requirements.

Develop key performance indicators to monitor outcomes and drive improvements.

Responsible for developing documentation of procedures and expectations for transportation service providers to eliminate claims against ADC.

Engage in external bench marking activities to understand the marketplace as it relates to transportation and customs/compliances.

Develop and manage staff members including analysts, interns, Professional Development Program (PDP) assignments, providing opportunities/challenges for growing future AC leaders.


Responsible for managing world-wide transportation services and compliance for Abbott Diabetes care, inclusive of raw material movement, finished goods movement, and distribution to end customers.


BA in Business or BS in related technical field e.g. Engineering. Master’s degree a plus. 7 years with either Transportation Company or in Distribution Operations. Demonstrated excellent Project Management, analytical and communication skills. Proven track record of successful negotiation with both internal and external customers, vendors, service providers and support organizations. Demonstrated competency in presenting to senior management.


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ADC Diabetes Care


United States > Alameda : Plaza 6 Building





Yes, 20 % of the Time




Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott

has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott

come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott

, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott

welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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We’re dedicated to fulfilling the promise of human potential, in all places, in all aspects and stages of life. We believe that health is the key to that promise. Because at our healthiest, we’re capable of achieving anything. And that’s why our pursuit of helping people achieve their best health at every life stage will never end. This is how we put that belief into practice each and every day.

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