Specialist, Supply Chain

Lake County, Illinois
Jul 17, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

  • Allocate products to the distribution points from the manufacturing sites. This responsibility includes selection and use of the most economically efficient transportation mode and managing the outbound shipments to a uniform shipping schedule for each shipping point
  • Develop and execute product allocation plans to ensure an equal and adequate supply of product
  • Monitor control drug queue to ensure compliance with the FDA and to reduce speculativebuying
  • Provide for the timely introduction of new products from manufacturing and coordinate this introduction with the depletion of the old product
  • Re-distribute short dated products among various departments to minimize loss of outdated merchandise
  • Compile and issue Daily Sales report for distribution up through the VP level of the organization
  • Establish distribution schedules which include setting priorities
  • Interact (support role) with Supply Chain Production Planning in response to marketing trends and coordinate activities to meet these sales trends and other market factor such as in-market recalls or back-orders
  • Respond to international product demand by reviewing and approving international requests for stock transfers orders (STOs) and track and report the processing results
  • Analyze historical product data such as sales history and other characteristics to develop statistical reports for distribution

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience), plus 2-3 years related work experience
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills required to communicate with AbbVie customers and internal support organizations in the US
  • Proven problem solving skills and analytical skill that; including basic math

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At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.