Track and Trace Serialization - Business Systems Consultant

Lake County, IL, US
Dec 02, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. AbbVie combines the focus and passion of a leading-edge biotech with the expertise and capabilities of a long-established pharmaceutical leader to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. In 2013, AbbVie will employ approximately 21,000

Excellent opportunity to develop and advance your career while working in a proactive and motivating team environment. The Track and Trace Serialization Business Systems Consultant will afford you the opportunity to prove your leadership and analytical problem solving skills in an emerging area critical to the success of the entire organization. This role will be the strategic interface for the MES packaging leadership comprised of stakeholders in Packaging Engineering, Supply Chain, and the Plants; driving Serialization and Aggregation execution, Track and Trace vendor management, and Innovation projects in the Manufacturing/Packaging space. The TNT Consultant provides business facing leadership & strategy development for AbbVie's Manufacturing and Engineering team. This role also advocates on behalf of business stakeholders to ensure IT services meet their business priorities and needs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Identifies current and emerging business needs and evaluates alternative technology solutions using standard information systems methodologies and best practices. Proactively seek out strategic business opportunities with business unit executives for the application of new or existing technology capabilities.
  • Develops technology strategies that meet the requirements of the business. Identifies the business benefits of alternative strategies. Ensures compliance between business strategies and technology directions. Prepares testing plans to confirm that requirements and system design are accurate and complete.
  • Conducts training.
  • Identify process disconnects and translate them into improvement opportunities with cost savings or avoidance, productivity improvements, or revenue generating business benefits.
  • Manages relationships between clients involved and BTOs to assure effective communication between the groups is occurring. Brokers services within BTS community on behalf of customers; coordinates system solutions.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of the fit of the proposed solution to the business needs and the information upon which the business justification and prioritization decisions are made. Also accountable for communicating the business need and drivers to development groups to assure the implementation phase can fulfill the business need.
  • Serves as the technical lead for Antares site server implementations and upgrades across AbbVie's global packaging sites.
  • Leads global governance committee to align strategic Track and Trace objectives.
  • Manages global validation for system releases before installation at implementing sites.
  • Manages the Antares enhancement requests for packaging sites in the US, Puerto Rico, Italy, Germany, and Ireland and coordinates their prioritization with the vendor.
  • Leads Manufacturing Innovation proof of concepts that may include biometrics, augmented reality, collaborative robotics, and mobile robotics.
  • Manages the long range plan and budget requests for Track and Trace programs.

  • Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 5-7 years of related work experience

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