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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Grooming & Personal Services
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Zwolle
    • Date Posted
      January 12,2022
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    NPI coordinator / Coordinator New Product Introduction

    The Abbott Logistics Nutrition Organization has an unwavering ambition to deliver on its promise of superior customer service, in a cost effective environment. Primary in this ambition is our drive to operate a world-class supply chain, recognized by optimal resource planning and comprehensive problem solving. In the mix of people, processes and systems, it is critical to develop and nurture strong communication networks that ensure transparency between affiliates and planning centers for all supply chain issues.

    The New Product Introduction (NPI) Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day coordination of all assigned Abbott Nutrition International (ANI) project activities for new products and product changes where ALOG is involved. This includes regular contact with a variety of functional areas within ANI, like the global NPI Project Office (PPMO), Supply Chain Liaisons, Master Data management, Planning, Customer Operations and Shipping, to ensure correct system set-up, planning and execution of projects, on time launch, issue resolution, and improvement opportunities. Influencing internal and external stakeholders through establishing credibility in project management is of great importance.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate Project initiation, planning, execution, launch and close out of NPI’s within ALOG
    • Assess and advice on behalf of Operations Supply Chain Business Cases of New/Potential launches (PIER’s)
    • Coordinate new item set up process for all new Finished Goods and Bulk products, including as needed: communication with key stakeholders (Planning, Master Data Management department, Customer Operations), assignment of Label, Size and Pack Code
    • Provide a single NPI repository (Detailed Project List) for (key) new product / activity information accessible throughout the supply chain
    • Maintain this Detailed Project List file
    • Measure and report the performance
    • Support the Financial Planning Process and secure the integration of new product / activity information into the LTP
    • Frequent use of databases and software applications to support and update NPI’s
    • Support in resolution finding for elevated NPI issues
    • Provide visibility to the NPI process and drive for continuous improvement

    Position Interaction Internal & External Contacts (Influencing, motivating, etc.):

    • Regular contact with Internal Master Schedulers and Customer Operations on NPI phase in phase out planning and execution and safety stock settings
    • Regular contact with the Supply Chain Planning Team on the planning and execution of NPI phase in phase out production and shipments
    • Regular contact with ANI Process/Project Management Office (PPMO)
    • Regular to Occasional contact with QA, Finance, IT departments and Supply Chain Liaisons

    Problem Solving:

    • Creative and analytical problem solving skills are required

    Accountability:

    • Reports achievement of (key) performance indicators

    COMPETENCES

    • Organizational Awareness
    • Planning & Organization
    • Communication
    • Flexibility
    • Initiative
    • Drive for results

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

    Education – Master Degree:

    • Supply Chain Management or
    • Production Operations Management or
    • Logistics Management

    Experience:

    • At least 5 years of experience in logistics required

    SKILLS and ABILITIES

    • Excellent English written and oral communication skills required
    • Knowledge of SAP Advanced Planning Systems preferred
     
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