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Abbott Customs and Logistics Analyst in Kilkenny, Ireland

Have you ever wanted to make a difference?

At Abbott, you will play a crucial role to help people live more fully at all stages of their lives. Abbott is a global healthcare leader and our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional products and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues have a daily impact on the life of people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs over 5,000 people across nine sites. We currently have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott also has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been making a difference in the lives of Irish people since 1946.

Diabetes Care Kilkenny

Our new manufacturing facility in Kilkenny, opening in 2024, reflects the growing demand for Abbott's global Diabetes Care products. The facility will be a centre for world-class engineering, quality, medical device manufacturing, and other science-based professionals to produce life-changing technologies, including the FreeStyle Libre 3, a system that automatically delivers real-time, up-to-the-minute glucose readings, with the smallest and thinnest wearable glucose sensor that provides unsurpassed 14-day accuracy and optional glucose alarms directly to smartphones. This enables people with diabetes to live the best and fullest lives they can.

At Abbott in Kilkenny, you can shape your career as you help shape the future of healthcare.

This is how you can make a difference at Abbott:

In this role you will complete evaluation and delivery of logistics strategies for domestic and international freight. Ensuring customs compliance for international shipments and have the ability to execute highly complex or specialized work.


  • Analysing shipping requirements and selection of most appropriate mode of transportation

  • Interpretation of customs regulations and ensuring compliance for international imports

  • Reviewing tariff classifications, trade agreements and import/export documentation

  • Communicate with customs authorities and brokers in relation to customs clearance

  • Creating weekly transportation and customs reports

  • Sign off and confirmation for logistics/transportation invoices

  • Utilising data analysis to identify cost saving initiatives in logistics

  • Work closely with the warehouse to ensure delivery schedules are adhered to

  • Monitor and evaluate performance of logistics partners

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Level 7 NFQ qualification or equivalent in a relevant discipline

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role

  • Experience managing customs documentation

  • Strong knowledge of customs procedures

  • Experience managing relationships with external logistics partners

  • SAP experience an advantage

What we Offer

Attractive compensation package that includes competitive pay, as well as benefits such as

  • Family health insurance,

  • Excellent pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • Career Development

  • Fantastic new facility

  • Growing business plus access to many more benefits.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com or https://www.ie.abbott/, on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/abbott-/, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews.

Abbott is an equal opportunities employer.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com