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AbbVie Supply Chain Manufacturing Manager in Worcester, Massachusetts

Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care – and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

Are you ready to take on a challenging leadership role? Look no further! We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual to provide exceptional leadership and direction for our manufacturing unit or operation.

As the leader of our team, you will have the opportunity to oversee a staff of Supervisors and individual contributors, managing a team of up to 20 employees. Your main responsibilities will include interpreting site directives and establishing a manufacturing supply plan that effectively meets production, quality, safety, and financial objectives. By coordinating supply chain activities, you will strive to achieve or even surpass key performance metrics, driving our operation towards continuous improvement.

As the Supply Chain Manager, you will not only provide leadership and direction but also play a crucial role in personnel scheduling and development, fostering a culture of high performance within your team. You will be responsible for ensuring adherence to policies and procedures across quality, materials management, engineering, and EH&S. Additionally, as the primary driver of customer service excellence, you will be accountable for the effectiveness and compliance of our supply chain planning unit or operation. Your commitment to meeting regulatory requirements and delivering outstanding service will be vital in upholding our reputation as a trusted industry leader.

If you are ready to make a significant impact and lead a dynamic team, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of our organization while enjoying a fulfilling career with ample growth prospects.

Apply now and be a part of our success story!


  • Manage manufacturing demand requests and coordinate cross functional evaluations to ensure commitments can be met.

  • Manage material demand development, procurement and release on timelines to support manufacturing.

  • Actively balance assurance of supply with responsible distressed inventory control practices.

  • Continuously evolve and improve supply chain business processes.

  • Provide input to and implement operational and financial goals and objectives for the supply chain planning team. Track and trend performance levels and maximize the operations.

  • Recommend and implement ideas to reduce costs, adapt and transform the organization to meet changing business needs.

  • Assist teams in troubleshooting procurement and release issues. Ensure staff is provided technical knowledge and training to efficiently execute their expectations.

  • Collaborate with peers and cross-functional partners to synthesize action plans, timelines and budgets to meet project and product goals.

  • Develop and manage staff through hiring, managing performance, developing talent and providing clear expectations.

  • Measure batch release KPIs and escalate risks to on time delivery.

  • Manage the employee relations climate to ensure that our AbbVie Way is realized, and an environment exists where all employees have the opportunity to develop to their maximum potential.

  • Coach supervisors and coordinators in the area and establish clear expectations with them and all employees regarding responsibilities, goals and behaviors and champion and model exceptional AbbVie performance and talent management practices.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in a technical field: Advanced degree in a technical field preferred.

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of GMP pharmaceutical related experience including work as an individual contributor building technical expertise and proved project management skills.

  • At least five (5) years in a managerial position as supervisor/ leader of diverse teams in Operations (Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Engineering etc.)

  • Knowledge of biologics manufacturing processes preferred.

  • Business acumen coupled with functional leadership experience is required to ensure effective direction in a complex organization.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law: ​​

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.​

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.​

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs. ​

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs​

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVie’s policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.