JOB DESCRIPTION : About Abbott
At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life.
Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.
Abbott in Ireland
In Ireland, Abbott employs more than 3,200 people across 11 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo.
It has commercial operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals.
Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.
Abbott Ireland Nutrition Division Cootehill
Abbott Nutrition in Cootehill manufactures infant nutritional products for the export markets. The facility is dedicated to providing products of the highest quality standard to its customers.
Abbott Nutrition produces a range of infant formulae in all pack sizes under the brand name Similac . To complement the range of Similac infant formulae, the facility also manufactures a range of follow on formulae under the brand name of Gain .
The essential ingredient is liquid skim milk and this is combined with carbohydrate, vegetable oils, vitamins and minerals.
The product is blended, pasteurised, dried and packaged at the site and once packaged, is distributed to Europe, South East Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Canada.
Established in 1975, Abbott Nutrition in Ireland is the largest powder manufacturing facility for the production of infant formulae within the Abbott Corporation worldwide.
Approximately 1,000 dairy farms in Ireland and Northern Ireland supply quality milk to the Cootehill facility which processes 500,000 litres per day.
This secure supply together with Ireland’s reputation as a green, clean environment is of significant strategic importance to Abbott Nutrition.
Discover why candidates choose a career at Abbott Ireland here
We currently have a vacancy for Warehouse Manager and this position will include the following :
Overall responsibility for :
The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the supervision of Warehouse direct headcount, Shipping Clerk, and direct links with the external warehouse management and staff.
Additionally the position will require a managerial role in the following areas :
QA / Planning / Shipping / Distribution / Marketing.
shipments and documentation, Product Rebates, Authorised
Economic Operator and Known Consignor status
with vendors and Government agencies.
Bachelor’s Degree : Appropriate qualification in either Logistics / Distribution / Warehousing e.g. Degree in Supply Chain Management SCM or supported by relevant APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) examinations.
General Degree with relevant Manufacturing experience.
This will provide a basic understanding of the Warehousing and Distribution techniques being used in Abbott Cootehill that are required for the position.