SAP-MFG and QM IT Specialist

at Abbott Laboratories
Published January 1, 2022
Location Green Oaks, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

SAP-MFG/QM IT Specialist

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

About Abbott

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We’re empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott’s diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Primary Job Function:

Provides in-depth technical expertise & direction in the development and support of client area application systems/programming requirements and processes (e.g. new, enhancements or maintenance), in the preparation of application system specifications, and in the development, testing, and implementation of efficient, cost effective application solutions. 

Individual contributor with comprehensive knowledge in the specific area.

Ability to lead contractual resources and coordinate with external partners and suppliers

Ability to lead Requirements gathering workshops for project scoping and estimate

Ability to execute highly complex or specialized projects Global projects

Adapts precedent and may make significant departures from traditional approaches to develop solutions.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

Responsible for technical configuration/code review/solution testing, user training for SAP MFG and QM modules

Serve as technical expert or lead projects/programs and technical staff to develop, test and implement SAP solutions

improvements or devise new approaches to problems at the division/business unit.

Conduct investigation activity/research and give technical advice to the adoption or integration of new technologies and their business impact.

Review, validate & enhance design, conduct performance monitoring and capacity planning; install, test and upgrade releases and associated products.

Evaluate & recommend new software, utilities, and tools.

Set the strategy for implementing new technologies.

In specialized systems (i.e. SAP) effectively set options to change the way the program works (configuration responsibilities).

Responsible for all project documentation delivery (Change request, testing, system validation)

Responsible for leading SAP requirement workshops with the business for MFG/QM areas

Position Accountability and Scope:

Accountable for total project scope, budget, completion within budget constraints and schedules completion date.

Accountable for successful and timely completion of all tasks/projects under direct and matrix control.

Post completion audit of project after implementation to verify expected benefits vs. costs, both development and operating.

Project success is critical to the continued business success of the corporation.

Responsible for managing external contractors

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience/Training Required:

10 years experience in related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

6+ years’ experience in full life-cycle of SAP projects

Good understanding of Manufacturing and Quality business processes

Experience with implementing large ERP SAP programs for MFG and QM modules.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority (Manufacturing roles only)
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled (Manufacturing roles only)
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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